Castor Oil & Adhesions

Transcript of video: Welcome! Over the years of doing this work, I have consistently gotten a lot of questions about whether or not castor oil, castor oil packs, or just using castor oil to massage in the belly area, can dissolve abdominal adhesions or scar tissue. Unfortunately, there is no evidence for it … and … Continue reading …

I’m Back on the Blog!

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Transcript of video: Hello everyone! I’m glad to be back here on the blog. I know it’s been a long time – since before the pandemic – and that’s because at first during the pandemic, I was confused! I didn’t know what to focus on. I ended up using the bulk of the pandemic to … Continue reading …

An article about vaginal mesh implant

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If you are curious about or struggling with vaginal prolapse, this is an important article: F.D.A Halts U.S. Sales of Pelvic Mesh, Citing Safety Concerns for Women. A couple of things I think are important: the mesh discussed in the article is only one of many different kinds of pelvic and abdominal mesh available to … Continue reading …

New post about hysterectomy recovery symptoms

I just wanted to let you all know that The Hysterectomy Association recently published a post I wrote: Healing fully after a hysterectomy. For those of you who have been following along for a while, none of the symptoms I talk about will surprise you. But, of course, it can be nice to see the … Continue reading …