As January is cervical cancer awareness month this is the perfect time to review generally recommended guidelines as to how often you should receive your pap smear.
In gynecology the traditional path for treatment for most common women's health conditions includes primarily 2 options: birth control and surgery. Many traditional gynecologists favor these methods as they are easily studied and since we live in an evidence based society most doctors seek out evidence based protocols as the standard of care. However these traditional treatment methods can actually be very limiting as they don't "regulate" hormonal production but "suppress" it and because they can paint with such a broad brush they often have side effects for many women. It's like always driving a Hummer when a Fiat will do!
In Ayurvedic medicine chai spices are considered sattvic which means that they calm, vitalize and increase mental clarity. All of these are great for less stress and better heart health this holiday season.
Many women give and give and give until they are totally burnt out. Take the advice in this post to use to make a little something for yourself so that you may recharge and renew.
Are your doctor not talking to you about sex? Find out why the problem isn't with you...it's with your doctor!
Are you growing older and have been told that you can no longer take hormones? That may not be true! Find out more in this post.