This is a story of our first love, &Me Period care solution. How we launched &Me Period Drink and why we are re-launching it now in a new avatar – &Me Period Tea! — Exactly 2 years ago, we launched &Me Period Drink – India’s first holistic and natural solution for monthly Period changes in the body. &Me period drink was a revolutionary drink that helped women with period cramps, bloating, fatigue and mood swings! It was hailed across media and loved by women Why we launched &Me period drink? Despite 50% of population going through period cycles every month and 75% of them facing one or the other PMS symptom of discomfort, solutions did not exist. Painkillers are harmful while only helping with pain. Hot water bags just provide temporarily relief. But what about all the other period symptoms of fatigue, mood swings, bloating, back pain, headache, vomiting? We took a stand and after one year of dedicated research, 100+ consumer interviews, 20+ discussions with gynecologists and nutritionists, and 500+ tests to balance nutrients …
Lockdown has made some of this difficult, but we at &Me have an ultimate gift for you to give your girlfriend during her period. Continue reading to find out!
You are PMS-ing/ you are on your period now. You are itching for something sweet! You reach out and gorge down a bar of chocolate knowing how bad the sugar is for you now.
We all have been going through phases of alternating un-lockdown and lockdown in with the CoVID pandemic spreading across the country. The uncertainty around the pandemic has been a source of stress to people.
Just because you have cramps doesn’t mean it’s the end of the world. This is a time to be extra gentle with yourself and engage in self-care practices that will help you be more in tune with what your body needs.
We have always learnt that proteins are the building blocks of life. It is one of the fundamental components of almost everything in our body — hair, nails, skin, muscles, bones, and cartilage. Adequate protein intake is also required to compensate for the wear and tear of the body — to replace damaged cells and regenerate new ones. However, it is seen that women do not eat enough protein. Also, researchers have found a link between the intake of protein and menstrual cycle. One-third of women experience extreme menstrual bleeding – losing throughout more than 80 millilitres of blood – at least once in their lives. Individual anatomical variations are frequently blamed for the low levels of a protein. A physical cause can sometimes be an identified-for example, fibroids and endometriosis can both trigger excessive menstrual bleeding. But now there is evidence that a protein is involved. But Periods may make women aversive to foods, but for others, it may be a time when the cravings of food get stronger. As the levels of oestrogen and …
Is the concept of a happy period a myth? Wrong- menstruation or periods need not be only terrible, painful and uncomfortable. The myth is in the currency because of the various symptoms or PMS signs you have to endure like cramps, acne, breast tenderness, mood swings, heavy flow, migraines, etc. But you can always keep such symptoms at bay with right actions and practices. Here are some of the top ten period day tips to enjoy a happy period: Detoxification Menstruation is a time for heightened detox. Painful and heavy periods which come with typical symptoms are a big sign that your lymph and liver are overload with toxins. Basic tips for liver healing include consumption of dandelion root tea, castor oil packs, proper sleep, and clean, balanced diet (no sugar/ corn syrup/ GMO’s/ dairy, etc.). Lymph healing tips include nettle infusions, castor oil packs, massage, yoga and moderate walks. Be Positive You may feel that the ‘positive’ and ‘period’ do not match. But there are many positive sides to a period. First, it indicates that you …
Period pain happens when the muscles in the uterus contract or tighten. Women who experience painful periods can have higher levels of prostaglandins – a natural body chemical that causes contractions of the uterus, bowel and blood vessels.
Such products are not only harmful for your health but also to the environment. There are 1 million pads generated in India every month and 12 billion a year! Imagine all these plastic period materials accumulating in landfills. Do you know that each commercial plastic based pad takes 500 to 600 years to decompose?
Having a healthy diet has many benefits, including comfortable periods. Many of us don’t know that what we eat during periods and our nutrition levels overall has a huge impact of period and PMS symptoms!