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The Definitive Guide to Paleo and PMS

Perhaps nothing is more complex and infuriating than hormones who aren’t playing nice. Women are subject to the cyclical tug of war that happens between the two dominant reproductive hormones, estrogen and progesterone, with others stepping in at various times of the menstrual cycle. While some women will never experience PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome), hormone imbalances, or other similar issues, there are many who suffer on a regular basis. When hormones are not balanced, women will experience a wide range of … Continue reading

Is The Birth Control Pill Worth It?

After being told three times in the last two months by a gynecologist or otherwise vagina-related medical person that I should go on the pill, I decided to write a post on this ubiquitous pharmaceutical. My PA, MD, and med tech's heavy-handed suggestions to start taking hormonal contraception came as a surprise to me every time, especially because my visits to these people had absolutely nothing to do with potential babies. I think I actually made them slightly angry, or … Continue reading