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How to Use Ayurveda to Soothe Period Pain


Life is a balancing act, and your period is no exception. One of the ways to stay balanced during this time of the month is to turn to the ancient Vedic medicine, Ayurveda. The sister-science of yoga, Ayurveda is a system fundamentally grounded in balancing the mind and body. Ayurveda is a fascinating and long-held tradition that has been shown to manage health effectively. According to Ayurveda, a…

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What’s the Deal with Vaginal Dryness During Your Period?

Insecure about your vagina

It might seem like vaginal dryness is the last problem you should be having during your period, especially if menopause is still two or three decades away. But it can happen at any age (research suggests 17% of people aged 18-50 experience it), and menstruation is a common cause. That’s especially true if you have a light flow or your period takes a few days to get going.…

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Orgasms and Other *Interesting* Cramp Remedies

Women Can't Orgasm

Cramps seem like an inescapable fate for many people who have periods every month. Over half of people who menstruate report some sort of cramping or pain while they are menstruating. No doubt you’ve been told to eat right, exercise, and drink lot of water to make them better (Are you rolling your eyes because I sure do when someone tries to ‘Goop me.’) But when all the…