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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 [...]

How to Prepare for Spring Allergies

If you’re still huddled inside saying “brrr” on a regular basis, it might seem a little early to talk about Spring and the allergies that seem to accompany warmer weather—but not really. Depending on where you live in the US, allergy season can start as early as February (a quick Google search for “when is [...]

Activate Your Inner Super Woman

Women of today are expected to play so many roles— to be feminine, yet own our power and be accomplished. We must be nurturing to our children and partner, and often care for our aging parents, neighbors and friends, while still maintaining the home or our work obligations. We’re supposed to look right, seemingly stop [...]