The Link Between PMS & Depression

The Link Between PMS & Depression

November 13, 2019

Did you know that depression can be a symptom of PMS? Studies show that more than 20% of women with severe PMS experience depression. That makes it common, but it certainly isn’t healthy. You can reduce your likelihood of experiencing PMS-related depression by being mindful of the following risk factors...

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The Root Cause of Your PMS (It's Not What You Think)

The Root Cause of Your PMS (It's Not What You Think)

November 06, 2019

You might think that cravings, crying, zits, and swollen boobs are all just part of getting your period.  It’s common, for sure, but that doesn’t mean it’s healthy or normal. Let that soak in for a second because the first step to getting rid of PMS is realizing that it’s possible. The next step is understanding what’s up with your PMS and what’s happening in your body to cause it. 

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How to Tell If You Have a Healthy Normal Period

How to Tell If You Have a Healthy Normal Period

October 16, 2019

No matter how different one person’s period is from the next, almost everyone has been told that their period and the symptoms that come with it are ‘normal’. So, how can we tell if what’s going on in our bodies is actually what’s supposed to be happening?  How do we know if our symptoms are telling us that something’s wrong or if they’re just part of a ‘normal’ cycle? 

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Seeing Red – the One Book Everyone with a Period Needs to Read

Seeing Red – the One Book Everyone with a Period Needs to Read

October 16, 2019

We’re excited to announce that our founder, women's health expert Kirsten Karchmer, wrote a book! Here’s what she has to say about it – and how you can help her shift the menstruation conversation...

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Meet Jasmine – Living, Bleeding Proof that Problem-free Periods Are Possible

Meet Jasmine – Living, Bleeding Proof that Problem-free Periods Are Possible

September 24, 2019

For 25 years, Jasmine's periods came with tender breasts, cramps, and lower back pain. Everything changed when she started taking Brazen. Since then, she’s had no PMS symptoms, no cramps and no pain at all. 

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How to Improve Your Cycle  – For All People With Periods

How to Improve Your Cycle – For All People With Periods

September 19, 2019

While it’s important to work on each of the underlying issues that shape your cycle, you also have to work on your overall cycle and health –– everything is interconnected. These tips will help all people with periods improve their cycles.

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Why Using Birth Control to Fix Your Cycle is a Bad Idea

Why Using Birth Control to Fix Your Cycle is a Bad Idea

September 16, 2019

Oral contraceptives are effective at controlling symptoms and making your period less painful. But here’s the thing: what birth control is really doing is masking the symptoms. It does not have a corrective effect on your period problems – the underlying issues don’t go away, and in many cases, they worsen behind the scenes.

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