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How To Get Pregnant With Thyroid Problems

Thyroid issues can be a major source of stress. They’re also quite common: one in eight women will develop a thyroid disorder in her lifetime [1]. Thyroid conditions often come with frustrating symptoms: fatigue, rapid weight changes, trouble sleeping, cold hands and feet, and, in some cases, difficulty getting pregnant.  Imbalanced thyroid hormones can make [...]

By |2019-07-31T15:41:08-04:00July 31st, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women|

4 Foods That Support Fertility

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography When patients tell me they want to have a child, nutrition is often the first place I start. The foods you eat have a profound effect on your fertility.  As an integrative physician, I’ve spent the last decade working with thousands of women, many of whom were told they’d [...]

By |2019-08-02T08:00:32-04:00July 31st, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women|

4 Hair Thickening Home Remedies For Women

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Is your hair getting thin, or even falling out?  Hair loss is something we women never want to think about. It can be a huge source of stress -- and, unfortunately, it’s more common than you might expect. As an integrative physician, I’ve spent the last decade working with thousands [...]

By |2019-08-02T07:59:09-04:00July 31st, 2019|Beauty Buzz, Hair, Prevention, Super Women|

How To Treat Endometriosis Naturally

Endometriosis affects millions of women every year. It can cause pain, bloating, and fertility issues, and it often goes undiagnosed or is misdiagnosed. Once you know you have endometriosis, many doctors don’t give you good options for treatment.  I’ve seen thousands of women in my clinical practice over the last decade, many of whom have [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:03:33-04:00July 25th, 2019|Healing Rx, Super Women, Wellness|

PCOS Signs and Symptoms

As an integrative physician, I’ve spent the last decade working with thousands of women. One of the more common things my patients come in about is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).  You may have heard of PCOS before. It’s a hormonal disorder that can cause pain, heavy periods, and often infertility. About one in 10 [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:52:12-04:00July 24th, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women, Wellness|

4 Foods To Prevent Hormone Imbalance in Women

Hormone balance is an essential part of wellbeing, especially for women. Our hormones fluctuate a great deal throughout the month, and throughout our lives -- your hormones are quite different in your thirties and forties than they were in your twenties. Hormones play an important role in almost everything your body does. And because hormones [...]

5 Ways to Beat Depression During Menopause

Middle age -- I hate the term, but let’s define it. Middle age begins around 50 and last until about 65, and it can be a tough transitional time for women. You often have lifestyle changes like retirement and empty nesting, accompanied by the hormonal changes of menopause. These are some of the many [...]

4 Natural Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Have you ever had chronic pain? It can make your days miserable, sap your concentration, and literally change your personality. The closest I ever came to chronic pain was a back sprain and I couldn’t focus for a week. I can’t imagine how difficult it must be to deal with pain, day in and [...]

By |2019-04-22T09:37:34-04:00March 26th, 2019|Wellness|

5 Simple Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

As women, our brains are easily influenced by our hormones. When your hormones are balanced, you feel great. You have energy and you’re on it. But if your hormones are off -- whether you’re low in estrogen or progesterone, or high in either of them -- you’ll feel tired and moody, and you’ll [...]

By |2019-03-26T16:39:49-04:00March 15th, 2019|Wellness|