What is PCOS / Poly Cycstic Ovary Syndrome? PCOS is a whole body hormone condition, not just a period problem. When follicle sacs within the ovaries fail to develop properly, they can cause cysts on the ovary surface (hence theContinue reading… What is PCOS?
Varicoceles – what are they? A varicocele is an enlarged varicose vein, or a bunch of them which affect the testicles. Usually there are some more visible veins in the testes, sometimes you can only feel them. They are moreContinue reading… Varicoceles
Do you know what a follicular phase is (and why it’s important)? The follicular phase is the first half of your monthly cycle. It can last between 7 and 21 days. Teens can have a follicular phase of up toContinue reading… What is the follicular phase (and why do you need to know about it when trying for a baby?)
The luteal phase is the 10 – 16 days between ovulation (release of an egg) and the bleed. The phase length is governed by the corpus luteum, a temporary endocrine gland which forms from the empty follicle after ovulation. TheContinue reading… What is a short luteal phase? And why is it important when you’re trying to conceive?
Let’s talk about menopause! Night sweats, day sweats, foggy head, interrupted sleep, totally un-plannable menstrual cycle, all the feelings…. It can completely change how you feel, and how you can cope. Lots of things can help – as a holisticContinue reading… Reflexology for…. menopause