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What can your menstrual blood tell you about your health?

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Did you know that the features of your monthly period can actually tell you a lot about your state of health? No? Well, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognizes this release of bodily fluids as a tremendous source of information as to what is going on in your body and energy systems.

6 remedies to get rid of bad vaginal odor

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Vaginal odor is a very common problem that most women have to deal every now and then. It can be caused by a number of reasons, such as bacterial growth, yeast infections, poor hygiene, hormonal changes, and sexually transmitted diseases. If the problem is due to infection, there may be symptoms like redness, itching, burning and irritation in the vaginal area.

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day dedicated to ending the hesitation around menstruation Worldwide, 2015: “Let’s end the hesitation around menstruation” are the words that will be heard across the world on the second annual Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May 2015. This will be celebrated every 28th May. Go to menstrualhygieneday.org to find out more. Wanna participate?

Uttara Vasti – Ayurvedic yoni decoction recipe

This article is an excerpt from a book that I found interesting. This is different approach to vagina health and you'll find down below ayurvedic recipes on how to make your own Uttara Vasti. Women's Power to Heal: Through Inner Medicine, by Maya Tiwari. Synopsis: "Women have absolute power within themselves to heal. A living testament to the healing efficacity of her teachings, Maya Tiwari freed herself from "terminal" ovarian cancer at the age of 23.

How To Ease Period Pain Naturally

Many women experience pain just before and /or with the onset of their period (dysmenorrhea). The pain can range from mild discomfort to debilitating pain. This could be felt as an ache and dullness in the lower abdomen and also in the lower back region. The aching and heaviness may also extend down into the groin and thighs.

Is There A Connection Between The Moon And Your Hormones?

Many myths and legends attribute magical powers to the moon. And, I think that you would have to agree that, the sight of the beautiful luminous moon in our sky at night is indeed "magical". Also, for thousands of years and throughout many cultures and nations, the moon has been linked to fertility, reproduction and growth.