I was invited by Emily to join her on a Moody Girl Podcast in February 2023. She asked some great questions. Have a listen.
Because stevia is natural, it is often seen as a good substitute for sugar and artificial sweeteners, but all may not be as it seems. In fact, stevia should be treated with caution because there is evidence that it has endocrine-disrupting properties. Steviol glycosides have a steroid hormone structure. Examples of steroid hormones are cortisol, testosterone, progesterone and estrogen. So, … Read More
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an inflammation of the vagina or vulva. It tends to be caused by the overgrowth of a group of bacteria. If you prefer to deal with your health issues holistically, there are some natural treatments that might help. Causes and symptoms BV can affect women and girls. The vagina’s natural mucous helps to keep the tissue … Read More
Boosting Oestrogen Apart from menopause, it is more common for women to suffer from high rather than low oestrogen. However, some women do suffer with low oestrogen without being menopausal. If your oestrogen levels are low, you may have similar symptoms to those of menopause, such as hot flushes, night sweats, aches and pains in the joints, irritability, low mood, … Read More
The cycle of seasons brings its own qualities. This repeating cycle gives us a predictability enabling us to prepare for what is coming. Spring brings the warming rains; summer the heat of the sun; autumn is the shedding of leaves, the start of withdrawal; winter is hibernation, a time to save energy. Knowing and working with the qualities of each … Read More
Sperm as a factor in miscarriages Even though men contribute half the genetic material, they are often left out of the picture once a pregnancy occurs. So if the pregnancy comes to an early end with miscarriage or recurrent pregnancy loss, the focus is mainly on the woman. Carrying a baby to term is thought of as a female issue, … Read More
Probably all traditional healing systems, from all over the world, have a form of womb healing massage. Mizan is based on these ancient techniques, seamlessly blending traditional practices with modern knowledge and understanding. Traditions In the past, the traditional method of transmission would have been from mother to daughter, aunt to niece, or a similar woman to woman passing of … Read More
More and more teenage girls are being given the pill, not for contraceptive purposes but for such issues as irregular or heavy periods and acne. It may seem like a good solution, but in reality it is creating the possibility of much worse health problems later in life. Menarche, when a girl starts menstruating – is the start of their … Read More