Yoga Can Ease Menstrual Issues

Premenstrual syndrome—better known as PMS—includes at least 150 different symptoms that run the gamut from irritability and fatigue to backaches and bloating, from herpes outbreaks and crying jags to insomnia, sugar cravings, and migraines. In order to alleviate what ayurvedic physicians call a woman’s monthly dysfunction, it helps to understand what causes it in the … Read more

Anyone Going Through Menopause Right Now Needs To Read This

Medically speaking, menopause occurs one year after a woman’s last period and marks the end of her fertility. Perimenopause—the four to seven years leading up to menopause—is a time of wildly fluctuating hormone levels, which can spark a variety of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. “Think of [perimenopausal] estrogen levels as the Dow Jones industrial … Read more