I had the entire day off today, so I decided to give myself a “spa day” with all the things that nourish me. I used to think I had to get away and spend $$$ at a spa to be pampered. I now find it’s the simple things that truly nourish me, things that I can weave into every day.READ MORE
There are different schools of thought on the cause and treatment for heartburn. The mainstream medical model sees the problem as too much acid, which makes sense at first glance. “If I had less damn acid I wouldn’t have this problem!” But, if you look a bit deeper, you may come to the conclusion that you have too little gastric acid.READ MORE
Questions answered regarding heavy menstrual bleeding, low progesterone, symptoms of a displaced uterus, clots in menstrual blood, lymph drainageREAD MORE
Have you ever come across a message in a book that resonates with you so deeply that it seeps into your daily consciousness? For me, that book is The Path of Practice
by Bri. Maya Tiwari. Path of Practice is about igniting your inner medicine through finding wholeness by reconnecting with the earthly and cosmic web we are all a part of.
Ok, this is super cool! My teacher biomechanist Katy Bowman and Mark Sisson of Primal Blueprint created this Don’t just Sit There Program. I can sincerely say that I believe that if everyone followed these simple suggestions, they would be less fatigued, have fewer back, feet, shoulder and neck pain and have better reproductive and digestive health.READ MORE
I love this animation detailing what happens when you ignore the urge to poop and how soiling accidents happen.
The consequences of ignoring the urge to go apply to adults as well. If you chronically ignore the urge to poo, your rectum may not return to its natural size and tone. You also increase your chances of anal sphincter dysfunction.READ MORE
I just had to share this video. A physician captures beautiful views of the uterus, bowels, gall bladder and diaphragm during laparoscopic surgery. Notice the connections between the bladder and uterus. Also seen in this video are endometrial implants (when the lining of the womb grows outside of the uterus), varicose veins, and adenomyosis (endometrial tissue inside the muscle of the uterus).READ MORE
I used to have an anteflexed uterus that pushed on my bladder. I’d have to get up a couple of times a night to pee, but not a lot of pee would come out compared to the urgency I experienced.
I corrected the position of my tipped uterus using the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®, but I would find that after riding my bike the uterus would flex forward onto my bladder again.
As of June 2015 I’ve completed the fourth level of Visceral Manipulation™ (VM4) training through the Barral Institute. In VM 4 we learned techniques for releasing restrictions in the thoracic cavity (lungs, heart, pleura, diaphragm) as well as the cervical fascia, ribs, clavicles, esophagus, trachea and bronchus. Visceral Manipulation™ was developed by world-renowned French Osteopath Jean-Pierre Barral.READ MORE