by Ruth Arumala · 16 Sep 2020 · 3 min read
How Pseudoscience Profits from the Pussy and Women's Bodies
The fight for equality continues as women are reportedly enduring more hardships in seeking medical help for reproductive health concerns.
For decades, women have been unknowingly suffering from PSD and intergenerational trauma, but now Dr. Valerie Rein wants women to reclaim their power through mind, body and healing tools.
There is an important issue deeply affecting the lives of millions of women worldwide that continues to go largely unaddressed.
The first pic you see of me here is from November 2018, roughly 3 weeks after having brain surgery. It all started one morning in January of 2018. I flew from LA to San Jose en route to Santa Cruz for several meetings I had set for the day. I was driving on Highway 17 heading to Santa Cruz from the San Jose Airport. I was on the freeway for all of 20 minutes, and out of nowhere a car comes out from a residential area to the right of me, attempting to make a left turn onto the freeway where there was a concrete median divider — making it impossible to turn left. The car stops literally in the middle of the highway — in my lane! I was going over 60 mph. Beginning to slam on breaks, I attempted to jump in the right lane but there were cars coming, so I couldn't make it. At that moment I clenched hard because I knew I was gonna have to hit this car!
As a society, we have allowed old treatments and information to remain stagnant which has failed to evolve with the times. In order for change to be possible, we need to modify our approach and take advantage of, and source new information, products and research while pushing the conversation forward to normalize discussions around menstruation to better support women's health.