Many women take it as a given that periods are painful. Chinese medicine takes a different view.
This article might help you to understand your own unique situation, and give you some clues on where you can start to make some positive changes. Increasing your feeling of wellbeing, alongside addressing symptoms, is central to Chinese medicine.
Winter, according the Chinese, is a time to conserve our energy. The cold weather and long nights are designed to help us stay indoors and rest. This doesn’t mean we need to give up our usual exercising, but we should adjust our routines slightly to fit with the season.