Are “Forever Chemicals” Lurking in Period Products? 

Are forever chemicals lurking in period products

Are “Forever Chemicals” Lurking in Period Products? A “breaking news” email landed in my inbox last week about “forever chemicals” in period products. Breaking news? I’ve been talking about this for such a long time. Still, it is good to be getting the information into the general media sphere as a topic of concern. In a recent study at Notre … Read More

Can what you eat affect your hormone balance?

Can your diet help with hormone balancing? Hormones that are out of balance may cause health problems but we can bring balance back with what we eat.  There are foods that can help keep hormones balanced and your body functioning properly and there are foods that will keep you out of balance. Hormonal health is probably not your first thought … Read More

Is taking antihistamines making your vagina dry?

Is taking antihistamines making your vagina dry? A staggering 44% of British adults now suffer from at least one allergy and the number of sufferers is on the rise, growing by around 2 million between 2008 and 2009 alone. Almost half (48%) of sufferers have more than one allergy – that is around 10 million people (Foods Matter, 2010) Summer … Read More

Why train with Mizan?

Mizan practitioner training, learning the Mizan techniques

  We know that when it comes to training in womb work, you have a choice of courses. There are the already established Maya Massage and Fertility Massage, and no doubt more courses will become available. So why choose Mizan? Well, I believe that we are the best! But then I’m biased….. Bushra has over 20 years of experience in … Read More

Mizan and the Moody Girl Podcast

I was invited by Emily to join her on a Moody Girl Podcast in February 2023. She asked some great questions. Have a listen.  

Ramadan and menstrual changes

Ramadan and Menstruation The month of Ramadan is nearly here. Ramadan is a time of special significance for Muslims all around the world. The focus is often on food, when you can eat, when you stop eating, what to break the fast with and the most sustaining foods to eat in the morning to sustain you for the day. But … Read More

The trouble with Stevia

The trouble with Stevia Mizan Therapy

Because stevia is natural, it is often seen as a good substitute for sugar and artificial sweeteners, but all may not be as it seems. In fact, stevia should be treated with caution because there is evidence that it has endocrine-disrupting properties. Steviol glycosides have a steroid hormone structure. Examples of steroid hormones are cortisol, testosterone, progesterone and estrogen. So, … Read More

A natural approach to bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an inflammation of the vagina or vulva. It tends to be caused by the overgrowth of a group of bacteria.  If you prefer to deal with your health issues holistically, there are some natural treatments that might help. Causes and symptoms BV can affect women and girls. The vagina’s natural mucous helps to keep the tissue … Read More

Boosting oestrogen

Boosting Oestrogen Apart from menopause, it is more common for women to suffer from high rather than low oestrogen. However, some women do suffer with low oestrogen without being menopausal. If your oestrogen levels are low, you may have similar symptoms to those of menopause, such as hot flushes, night sweats, aches and pains in the joints, irritability, low mood, … Read More

Warm comforts for autumn and winter

The cycle of seasons bring their own qualities. This repeating cycle gives us a predictability enabling us to prepare for what is coming. Spring brings the warming rains; summer the heat of the sun; autumn is the shedding of leaves, the start of withdrawal; winter is hibernation, a time to save energy. Knowing and working with the qualities of each … Read More