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  • secrets to weight loss for women

The Secret to Weight Loss for Women

For many, losing weight is still an elusive goal. Finding the formula, the magic supplement or pill, and the perfect exercise routine for weight loss is now ingrained in our culture and a part of constant health dialogue. Not a day passes in my practice where someone doesn’t approach me seeking the secret to weight loss [...]

  • PCOS pregnancy

What Women Should Know About PCOS and Pregnancy

Chances are, you’ve heard of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and how a PCOS affects pregnancy. After all, it affects between 1 and 10 women and 1 in 20 in women of childbearing age. But even though it’s the most common hormone disorder among women, not all that much is known about what causes PCOS. Because [...]

  • How East West Chinese Medicine Clears Your Skin

5 Ways East West Chinese Medicine Helps Clear Your Skin

I could talk for days about the countless benefits of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). That’s why I’m excited east west Chinese medicine is catching on in the Western world, though I will say it’s taken quite some time making its way from the East side. A study published in recent years, by the Department of [...]

PCOS and Getting Pregnant

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common fertility issues in women.  You may have heard of PCOS before. It affects between 5-10% percent of women in their childbearing years and is characterized by ovarian cysts, pelvic pain, severe period cramps, heavy menstrual bleeding, and trouble conceiving.  It’s difficult to get pregnant if [...]

5 Hormonal Imbalance Signs Every Woman Needs to Know

As women, we’re influenced by our hormones more than we might like to admit. Even the smallest shifts in hormone levels can transform our bodies, moods, skin, energy levels, and more.  Your hormone levels fluctuate naturally with your cycle, and while it can be hard to settle into a rhythm when your hormones are constantly [...]

3 Nutrients to Balance Hormones Naturally

  Let’s be honest: As women, we are hormonal creatures. We are absolutely the function of our hormones. And that’s a wonderful thing! Because hormones are a big part of what makes us uniquely feminine.  When our hormones are evenly balanced, we’re ON. We look good and we feel amazing. We’re ready to conquer the [...]

How to Manage Endometriosis Naturally

Endometriosis is an undiagnosed disease for millions of women. Bloating, abdominal pain, rectal pain, and heavy periods are just a few of the symptoms that women with endometriosis experience. And once diagnosed, your options are often limited. It doesn’t have to be this way. As an integrative physician, I’ve worked with thousands of [...]

Choose Fish Over Flax for Cancer Prevention

Old news: Omega-3 fatty acids improve brain function and eyesight; they also reduce heart disease, digestive issues, depression, osteoporosis, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis, ADHD, cancer, and more. These are essential fatty acids, meaning that they are necessary for human health, but your body can’t make them (you have to get them from [...]