Episode 18: Relationship Between a Menstrual Cycle and the Digestive System
Are you aware of the undeniable connection between digestive health and the menstrual cycle? In this episode, TCM Dr. Lauren Curtain unpacks this relationship and explains how the quality of our menstrual cycle is highly dependent on our ability to digest foods. A few points of discussion throughout this episode are: common gut issues that may correlate with certain menstrual issues such as:* absorption + cycle length* the flow of menstrual blood + digestion the link between excess cervical fluid (or none at all) and the digestive system. how a compromised gut may be causing your PMS the importance of gut health in regards to fertility how changing your diet throughout the four phases of the menstrual cycle, can be beneficial to your overall well being.