I don’t know about you, but I grew up thinking that periods suck, were a literal physical pain, and something to dread every month. While I’m very grateful that menstruation is more openly talked about now, people who menstruate have been sold a myth…
Between fad diets spruked by social media influencers, tricky marketing tactics and complicated food labelling laws, health can be a particularly confusing field to navigate these days. Should we try keto, paleo, vegan or carnivore diets? Do we need to stock our fridges with probiotics, or drink bone broth for breakfast? And what’s the deal with ice baths and breathwork?
It’s not unusual for over-whelmed, time-crunched patients to say cringe-worthy things like “who’s got time to sleep? “or “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.”
Recent years have seen a heightened state of stress and looking after ourselves is more important than ever. We may not be able to change the situation but we can limit the effect that stress has on our nervous systems, and nutrition is a key component in your toolkit.