Have you got Rushing Woman Syndrome?
Hahaha - oops! Is Your Pelvic Floor as Weak as a Kitten? Then Try This.
Rushing Woman Syndrome is a phrase coined by Dr Libby Weaver and it speaks to the phenomenon that is modern woman: a woman in a mad rush to do everything, and be all things to all people. The woman who is wired but tired, who has the perception that there is not enough time in the day, combined with a never-ending to do list.
Women are now working at work and working at home for their families, doing a frantic double shift with very little rest. This is changing the face of women’s health in such a detrimental way, with stress causing everything from IBS to PMS to menopausal issues.
Vaginal Health: Solutions for Symptoms
The prevailing view of our reproductive organs is that while they get some action, they don’t actually do anything themselves. This idea is debunked in this article:
“The pelvic floor muscles play a pivotal role with respect to vaginal and sexual function, their contractions facilitating and enhancing sexual response…”
Winter Metabolism - Get It Up and Keep It Up
Why Do Women Get Vaginal Dryness and What Can Be Done About It?
This is a topic that no-one wants to talk about, but it occurs in about 50% of menopausal women. Women shouldn’t feel embarrassed or think it's their fault! In this article I talk about vaginal dryness, vaginal health and give you tips to keep your mink in the pink.
Winter is creeping up, is anyone else feeling it? A research paper out a while ago showed that more women go through the menopause in the winter than in the summer, which would make sense from an evolutionary perspective.
The summer is a time of abundant sunlight, warmth and calorie dense food which keeps metabolism high to allow for high activity. The menopause is a time when our bodies are switching from using sugar as energy to using fat, and this would be the natural state of being in the winter, when the amount of sugar from fruits and vegetables is low.