My period was always irregular. I wouldn’t get it for months, then I would bleed anywhere from two days to two weeks.
Once, it lasted for an entire month.
But once after not getting my period for a year, I found out I had polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is an increasingly common condition that can slow or stop the release of eggs from the ovaries, preventing menstruation and reducing fertility. It’s typically treated with medication, but I wanted to see if I could heal myself naturally.
After only a few months, I healed my PCOS. My period came back. It’s now synced with the full moon and last five to seven days. Given the proper conditions, my body knew how to heal itself, and I didn’t need medication at all.
Here are five key things I did to cure my PCOS and bring my period back: