Lifestyle & Wellness

Period pain: is there any good news?

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Menstrual pain is very common amongst young women. Despite the significant impact that menstrual pain has on academic attendance and performance, social activities and quality of life, most young women do not seek medical treatment but prefer to use self-care; commonly OTC analgesic medications and rest. Many women do not... Continue Reading →

Acupressure, complementary therapies and pain management in labour: results of a randomised controlled trial.

 'Labour and birth' by Heather Spears CC BY I've been meaning to share this research for months and months. Published in 2016, this Australian study Complementary therapies for labour and birth study: a randomised controlled trial of antenatal integrative medicine for pain management in labour has informed my work with expectant couples since then. This study... Continue Reading →

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