- May 1st, 2013
Researchers at UCLA have developed a formula using the levels of two hormones to estimate when the final menstrual period would occur. The calculation relies on changing levels of estradiol—a hormone present in the ovary—and follicle stimulating hormone, a hormone in the brain that gives instructions to the ovary.
- April 1st, 2012
Vitamin D has received a lot of attention lately regarding its uses in treating and preventing ailments such as high blood pressure, adrenal insufficiencies, autoimmune disorders, depression, heart disease, and hypertension, to name a few.
- March 1st, 2010
Your time of the month certainly isn’t the time of your life, but tampons and pads are easy, effective, and something you hardly even think about. So what’s the problem? All those period products add up, hurting the planet—and maybe your health.
Safe, eco feminine care - it's not so scary.By O'Rya Hyde-Keller
- September 1st, 2009
First off, keep in mind that regular is relative. Many women believe that if their periods don’t come every 28 days, something is wrong with them. But if you have a consistent cycle of 35 or even 40 days, that’s normal for you.I’m 40, and I still have irregular periods. Is this normal? I don’t want to take the Pill, but what else can I do to regulate my cycle?By Teraona Low Dog, MD
- August 1st, 2008
If you don’t experience menstrual cramps, consider yourself lucky. For the rest of us, “that time of the month” involves a clenching pain that causes us to miss more than our share of work and school days. To some extent, cramping is a normal part of the menstrual cycle, but the pain shouldn’t be (and doesn’t have to be) debilitating.
Put an end to menstural pain without meds.By Hillari Dowdle