Women’s Health

What does Black Cohosh do for your body? (dosage, side effects)

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) is a herb, member of the buttercup family. It’s used to treat women’s reproductive health: Menopause symptoms (hot flashes, night sweats, trouble sleeping, vaginal dryness, heart palpitations, tinnitus, vertigo, nervousness, mood swings, irritability, anxiety) Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Dysmenorrhea (period pain) It raises low estrogen levels in menopausal women Might help the […]

Why Vitamin C for BV? (it helps treat antibiotic resistant BV)

250mg vaginal Vitamin C once daily for 6 days (after your period) treats BV by lowering vaginal pH to 4.5 and increasing acidification, which inhibits the growth of anaerobic bacteria. Lactobacilli is the “good” vaginal flora, it is responsible for mantaining the normal vaginal pH. BV happens when Lactobacilli are decreased. This causes a decrease […]

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