Repercussions of Long Term Birth Control Pill Use

When I was 15 years old, I had debilitating cramps and heaviness with my period every single month. I remember not being able to do much during my period and having to lay down for a lot of it. I would take some over the counter pain meds like ibuprofen, but that didn’t even touch … Continue reading Repercussions of Long Term Birth Control Pill Use

Gut Dysbiosis, a Common Culprit

  “The road to health is paved by good intestines”- Sherry A. Rogers When I started to delve into some of my long standing health issues by changing my diet and lifestyle during the tail end of 2010, I didn’t quite realize that perhaps all of the issues that had cropped up over the years … Continue reading Gut Dysbiosis, a Common Culprit

How I Cut the Duration, Volume and Intensity of my Periods in Half

  I was 13 when I got my first period. It was pretty normal for the first couple of years. It would come every 28 days like clockwork, I would have some nominal cramping, take a couple doses of ibuprofen and be done. Then, at age 15 it got much worse. The pain I experienced … Continue reading How I Cut the Duration, Volume and Intensity of my Periods in Half