Review: At-Home Saliva Hormone Testing

Saliva hormone testing is something I’ve wanted to do for a very long time. Serum (blood) hormone testing is notoriously unreliable, which is why we’re all starting to catch on that saliva (or urine) is the way to go. And, WOW, is it revealing… The Test I go through...

Do We Really Not Know What Causes PMS?

I would argue we do know what causes PMS. I came across this study recently by Oxford University. The researchers noted that the women who had the highest serum estradiol and LH (which turned out to be closely correlated) during their luteal phases had the most severe PMS symptoms....

The United States Has Hit a Milestone

I’m going to stray from periods and adenomyosis just a bit. My country, the United States, has finally elected a woman as vice president. Yes, she’s also the first African American, Indian American, and mixed race person in the post. I think those things are super important. However, it’s...

3 Things I Learned From the Worst Period Ever

Okay, so maybe it wasn’t the worst period ever. All one has to do is peruse the¬†adenomyosis subreddit to find accounts of far worse periods than this. Still, it was certainly the worst one I ever had. It was my September 2020 cycle. Crazy heavy, roughly double the normal...