Cycle Essentials or Meno Magic: which is right for me?

No matter what stage of life you’re at, hormonal challenges can be debilitating.  Whether it’s the monthly pain, missing cycles, heavy bleeds, hot flushes, bloating, sleeplessness or a racing heart. The symptoms of hormonal suffering are wide, varied and can be incredibly impactful on our quality of life.  Here at Bio Blends we have two—100% plant […]

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Are you low in progesterone?

Progesterone is one of the two primary hormones that drive female fertility. We make progesterone once ovulation has taken place in our menstrual cycle and if there’s no pregnancy, it naturally declines until our period arrives. What are the signs that you might be low in progesterone?  In the lead up to your period, do […]

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Perimenopause vs menopause: what’s the difference?

Perimenopause, menopause and post menopause are big life occurrences, and they can be somewhat confusing because of the language we’re commonly taught to use—that is, that each of these stages are collectively referred to as “menopause”, when that is actually not correct. Perimenopause Perimenopause is the transition a woman experiences as she heads towards menopause—and […]

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Two hormonal profiles that may be causing you monthly chaos

If you had to describe how you experience your cycle, would you say… It’s as though something else takes over my body (and mind). Giving me snappy rollercoaster-like moods (oh my goodness, am I irritable) and jeans that have become tight even though I haven’t changed my food, not to mention headachey, in the lead […]

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How low progesterone may be affecting your health

When we think about progesterone, we might only think about the role it plays in our menstrual cycle or our fertility, but this powerful hormone has other biological functions. Progesterone is a powerful anti-anxiety agent, an anti-depressant, and a diuretic, which means it helps us to eliminate excess fluid. However, a common sex hormone imbalance involves low progesterone—and […]

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Does Cycle Essentials assist through perimenopause and beyond?

It is a common misconception that once we reach menopause, the need for progesterone in our bodies diminishes. Progesterone has many other functions in our body that we continue to require throughout every stage of our lives. It is a powerful anti-anxiety agent, an anti-depressant and a diuretic, meaning it allows us to get rid […]

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