If you’ve got signs of heat contributing to your period or menopause complaints, you need a detox at the end of summer.
At the end of summer, all the heat that we get exposed to is stored up. That’s why it becomes so important to clear out the doshas and excess heat at this time of year. This also contributes directly to the buildup of signs of excess heat in our physical body. So if you’re like so many women, the root of a lot of female reproductive complaints is this stored-up heat. It tends to stay silent during most of the month, then get unleashed right before menstruation, or especially during menopause.
Here’s how to recognize if heat is a problem for you:
Some of the signs of excess heat are:
- Hot flashes
- Increase in body temperature
- Increased amount of bleeding
- More cramps
- Less resilience to impatience & irritability
- Acne & skin problems
- Loose stool
- Excessive thirst
- Easily affected by vinegar, wine, spicy foods (these are all heating in nature)
- Stronger smelling body odor
- Faster greying and hair loss
- Fast increasing wrinkles
It’s worth repeating that sometimes these signs of heat aren’t obvious, but they get stored for future disruption, go dormant and become explosive at PMS or menopause for example.
What you do now affects how your dryness and periods will be in autumn (and actually all year), how your immunity will be in winter, and the aggravations like hay fever that show up in spring.
So for many women, it’s a critical time to follow at least a mild cleanse to reduce heat and dryness the end of summer. It sets you up for prevention of health problems, rather than a reaction to, which is always infinitely harder and more inconvenient.
Follow these tips for Summer Detox.
Even better, join the next guided 10-day Hormones Detox. Guided by Susan with 3 live calls it’s a great start to help you balance your moods and reduce stress and doshic imbalances that cause hormone trouble.
Jump-start weight loss, stabilize your moods, get your confidence back and overcome your personal spectrum of self-sabotage. Identify and eliminate what drives your hormones out of balance. All of this comes with the benefit guidance of a professional trained with the skillful approach of Ayurveda, and more than a decade of experience under her belt treating clients specifically for hormone and menopause-related concerns.
From the early spring thaw to the last warm days, we’ve been exposed to as much heating energetics as we will be for the year.
This is the window of time to relieve women’s health problems related to heat. Don’t get caught out – join the next 10 day guided Hormones Detox. Our next Kickoff call starts soon!