Ask Aunt Flo…..Healing Fibroids

Rachael CrowAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

Dear Aunt Flo, I have severe fibroids that the Drs say require removing by hysterectomy, I’ve suffered heavy periods for so long, I’m fed up, but having my womb removed feels drastic? Any tips? thanks, Susan Hi Susan, firstly I wonder how old you are? Often fibroids can shrink themselves after menopause, since you mention still bleeding I’ll presume you’re … Read More

Have You Signed Up? Newsletter

Rachael CrowAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Newsletters

Hello Sistars! I’m just landing back after a magical weekend away in Bristol holding ritual space with Suzi Edwards and a wonderful group of women having Sacred Scars! If you’re interested to know more…we will be gathering in Pembrokeshire early next year! See http://www.rachaelhertogs.co.uk/scar-sister/ Have you signed up for the Intuitive Woman Summit? The first couple of speakers have been awesome…and … Read More

Coping with Menstrual Migraines

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Musings, online teachings

Pre-menstrual migraines are mainly caused by hormones (of course!), often the pre-menstrual drop in oestrogen or progesterone deficiency which means there isn’t enough relaxation for blood vessels and low adrenal function because the adrenals need progesterone to produce cortisol.   If menstrual migraine is plaguing you then perhaps some of the suggestions on this list might help. For end of … Read More

Ask Aunt Flo….I get thrush every month!

Rachael CrowAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

Dear Aunt Flo, I often get a creamy discharge which I’ve been treating with canesten, but it only goes away for a few weeks and then comes back again. Can you offer any advice for me? Thanks Janie. Dear Janie, Since you have only mentioned a “creamy discharge” and no other symptoms (with thrush you get itchiness and soreness around … Read More

Ask Aunt Flo…….Healing Endometriosis

Rachael CrowAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Musings

Dear Aunt Flo, My friend has been finally diagnosed with endometriosis, is there a natural way to treat it or are surgery and hormones the only way to go? Thanks, Jackie. Hi Jackie, well first congratulations on getting the diagnosis- it is often  tricky to get a good Dr to recognise the symptoms and agree to a diagnosis. I’m so … Read More