Symptoms experienced at different points of the cycle can tell us A LOT about our hormones and hormonal balance (or imbalance). The bleeding days of our period alone are packed with clues about our health, and one indicator alone is really all we need to look at: our menstrual blood.
As a women’s hormonal health coach, I talk about periods all day every day, but for those of you who aren’t quite with me yet, let’s just take a minute to get comfortable. Periods are pretty awesome, and the fact that as menstruators, we get a monthly report card on our health means that, if we know what to look for, we can make huge changes for our health and our lives. Honestly, I didn’t know how good I could feel – nearly all of the time – until I started really paying attention to my body, and to my cycle in particular.
So let’s talk about those periods, shall we?