Did you know the average person spends between $1200 to over $120,000 dollars by the end of a relationship? Think about it; drinks, movies, dinners, gas, bridge tolls, condoms, new clothes, shoes, candles, hotels, plane fares, concert tickets—can you hear the cash register? OH, then come the gifts, the gifts can be VERY expensive: perfume, lingerie, sex toys (don’t act like you haven’t bought one), shoes, trips, jewelry (gulp), cars (yes, some people buy people cars for gifts), horses, houses, and even stars (they are apparently selling real estate in outer space now).
What; PMS and intimacy in the same sentence? Yes, they do go hand in hand and let me tell you how and why. First of all, let’s take a look at what PMS REALLY is. To do that I have to explain to you that in my world and the work that I do, I love to redefine negative concepts and language, imbuing them with positivity. Life after all is all about perspective. We tend to believe what we’ve been told growing up by the adults in our life, as well as buying into all the media messages we are bombarded with constantly.
Are you depressed, anxious, emotional, lacking energy, have PMS, have acne, or lacking libido? You could have imbalanced hormones! Let's start with what is the endocrine system The endocrine system includes the areas in the body that regulate and produce hormones. Hormones are the messengers that allow our organs and cells to communicate to produce a coordinated effect. Without our endocrine system, various parts of the body would work independently from one another.
According to USA Today, hormone replacement therapy is the second most prescribed drug in the U.S.A and is taken by 40% of postmenopausal women. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that older women who aren't already suffering hot flashes won't feel more youthful, active or vibrant by taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT). That conflicts with long-standing claims for therapy. An analysis in JAMA questioned the drug's efficacy for preventing fractures due to osteoporosis, a primary reason women take HRT.
Women have long searched for a way to alleviate the symptoms of PMS—bloating, cramps and mood swings—just to name a few. Jonny Bowden, author of The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth, has found the cure—a natural PMS cocktail. Learn more about the herbs and supplements that will bring you relief.
Hormones can work FOR you. Your menstrual cycle may seem like a bummer but knowing it really well can be quite beneficial to your love life and life in general. That's where MyHormonesMadeMeDoIt.com comes in handy. They let you know how to make testosterone and estrogen work for you. Two new online tools aim to keep relationships happy and sane during bouts of PMS.
You know how some people think that PMS is just an excuse for some women to act crabby a few days per month? Well scientists in Taiwan may have cleared some things up. Brain scans show that intense cramps may cause permanent changes to a woman's brain.
Yes, I love my husband and family and wouldn't change a thing about our family unit. Now that I have made that obligatory statement, let me get to my point. There are certain issues that I have with the institution of marriage, which offers both wonderful benefits and incredible challenges, often in the same day. Here are the five things I hate about marriage.
PMSBuddy functions as a messenger to the men in your life to say, Warning! Warning! Aunt Flo is back with a vengeance! Stock the freezer with Cherry Garcia, keep the Midol close at hand, and don't even think about touching my boobs because they're friggin' tender.