There are two different types of amenorrhea:
Primary amenorrhea: you are 16+ years old and you’ve never had a period
Secondary amenorrhea: you were getting your period but it’s stopped for at least three months.
What might be causing secondary amenorrhea:
These three main causes of amenorrhea are natural and connected to the stage of life you are in:
If it’s not one of the three above reasons, your lack of periods can be caused by:
- Change in diet
- Change in exercise habits
- Hormonal imbalance
- Thyroid problems – hypothyroidism
- Being very overweight
- Being very underweight
- Family history of amenorrhea
- Family history of early menopause
- Some medications and medical treatments like chemotherapy
- Ovarian tumours
- Surgical removal of ovaries and or uterus
- High FSH levels
- PCOS – Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Hypothalamic amenorrhea
How does womb massage help get your period back?
I use a combination of Sobada, abdominal massage (sometimes referred to as uterine massage or womb massage) and reflexology to encourage your cycle to return.
Sobada abdominal massage is a pleasant and relaxing massage on the abdomen and back that focuses on improving blood flow to your uterus and ovaries and encouraging your uterus into the best possible position in your pelvis.
The treatment is very relaxing and improves both your breathing and digestion in addition to your monthly cycle.
Together we will do some detective work to find out if there are underlying hormonal conditions or lifestyle related actions that are preventing your period.
I also use herbs alongside the treatment to balance your hormones and help get your cycle back.
In our first treatment together, I teach you a short (5-10 minute) self-care massage you can use at home to complement my treatment. If you are consistent about performing this self care massage at home, you will also see faster results.
I’m a holistic therapist and I am here to help you!
I love helping women to overcome their fertility challenges and other issues related to your cycles, pregnancy, periods and/or anxiety.
I treat women with abdominal and womb massage techniques known as Sobada (formally the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Massage) and reflexology.
I’m also an Advanced EFT Tapping practitioner and I work with women in particular issues around anxiety, depression, stress levels.
I teach Fertility Awareness to help women better know their bodies and improve their chances of conceiving or prevent pregnancy naturally.
I live in Modi’in, Israel and that’s where I spend my days helping women during their fertile years, pregnancy, menopause and other hormonal conditions. Bodywork sessions (massage and reflexology take place in my clinic in Modi’in but EFT Tapping sessions and Fertility Awareness education can take place online or in person).
Learn more about working with me here.
I came for treatment at Annette Green’s for help after several miscarriages and I had no idea it was possible for such a change and such amazing improvement in my menstrual cycle. The bleeding changes from so painful that I had to take painkillers each much to an easy period which felt so much lighter and healthier, the bleeding was much lighter than before and I rariely have to take paint killers or rest too much when I get my period.
I recommend womb massage to everyone! It improves your period, feels great, it’s relaxing and pleasant.
I have been seeing Annette for the last several years for headaches, stress management and sinusitis. Recently our focus has been my menstrual cycle after suffering from severe PMS, menstrual pain and heavy/long menstruations. After only a few visits, Annette’s reflexology treatments have reduced the pain, intensity, and duration of my periods. Annette has always displayed impressive knowledge, empathy and kindness. I feel at ease and welcome in her presence and always look forward to my next treatment. Thank you!
I want to bless you my dear and loved Annette with the best blessing that it’s possible to request. I hope that you will continue to spread your light in the world and help more and more women. Only your clients can understand how much you give of your heart and soul in every treatment, how much you are special and devoted and professional. There is no way I can thank you for how you have helped me during my journey. You are one of a kind! I can’t wait to come back to your loving hands because a practitioner like you is for life.
I want to thank you. Since I came to you in January until now (May) I have not had the ovulation pain that I used to experience every month for the last few years.
I don’t know what you did but you are magic. Thank you so much.
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