youve got some good advice here. definitely cleansing. the article chrisb posted is awesome. women must have really clean blood for reproduction. when its not right, it gets expelled. modern Science is screwed in the head concerning women. they see them as prey, not as people. consequently all of the info out there is designed to keep women ill and coming to a doctor. the cleaner a woman is, the less blood. spotting is all that is normal. bleeding like a stuck pig is a modern thing due to poor diets and lifestyles. its a really good gauge of health. this is why women athletes "stop" their periods. they are eating right and exercising.