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Uterine Comic

I’ve been working on a comic with the aim of accurately delineating some very realistic and subconscious conversations with myself and my menstrual cycle. Amazingly enough, the personification of her grand majesty, my Uterus, is going fairly well. 104 more words


Magnesium - Natural Wonder Drug

I’m a pretty big fan of magnesium. If ever there was a ‘wonder drug’ for the natural health community, this mineral would certainly be amongst the top ten contenders. 678 more words

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Life (and writing) stop for illness: my life with endometriosis

Apologies, readers, for my long absence.  I have been recovering from surgery for endometriosis, and now that I am starting to feel more like myself again I’ve decided to deviate from my usual focus on writing to talk about my experience of living with this disease. 461 more words


Inconspicuous Pain Relief

Hypothetical, but it happens more often than not : So it’s one of those flareup, crampy days.  But you HAVE to go to work. You have to run errands. 565 more words


Dr Rosita Arvigo talks about benefits of vaginal steams

In case anyone missed this great webinar, The Birth Institute have kindly made this recording available. Listen to Dr Rosita Arvigo discussing the benefits of Vaginal Steaming, a traditional healing modality from the Maya tradition that can address a whole range of menstrual health issues and improve pelvic health especially in relation to preparing for conception. 68 more words


Healing the psoas wholistically

There are many authoritative books and articles claiming that the psoas is possibly the most important muscle in the body.  Interestingly every time I do a kinesiology muscle test using the psoas, on anyone, it shows either under facilitation or over facilitation (which is a possible weakness or/and tightness).   955 more words


Vaginal Steams & Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy

Bajos, Vaginal or Yoni steams are a complementary healing modailty that Arvigo Practitioners have in their toolkit to aid in the cleansing and healing of the uterus. 166 more words