What Women Should Know About Preventing Heart Attacks

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the United States[*]. Heart attacks claim the lives of more than 500,000 women every year, and related cardiovascular issues like strokes are another leading cause of death.  I don’t want to alarm you, but you should know [...]

By |2019-09-06T17:07:47+00:00September 5th, 2019|Prevention, Super Women, Wellness|

PCOS Diet: How to Lose Weight and Feel Better

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography You may have heard of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a reproductive issue caused by a hormone imbalance. It affects about one in 10 women of childbearing age [1], and it can cause some challenging symptoms: fertility problems, weight gain, hair growth, and more.  I’ve worked with thousands [...]

The Best Diet for Hormonal Imbalance and PCOS

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common fertility issues women face.  PCOS affects about one in ten women [1], and it doesn’t just affect your ovaries. Women with PCOS often struggle with hormone imbalance too -- in fact, hormone imbalance seems to be both a contributing factor [...]

By |2019-09-06T17:07:25+00:00September 4th, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women, Wellness|

Hair Growth Foods for Women: Top 5 Foods to Prevent Hair Loss

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Hair loss is a stressful health challenge that I can relate to personally. I struggled with hair loss for years, and it’s one of the main reasons I decided to study integrative medicine.  For us women, hair loss is uniquely stressful. Hair is a part of our expression, beauty, and [...]

By |2019-09-04T13:45:20+00:00August 27th, 2019|Beauty Buzz, Food 101, Hair, Kitchen Cures, Super Women, Wellness|

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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 25th, 2019|Healing Rx, Super Women, Wellness|

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 [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:17:36+00:00July 25th, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, 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+00:00July 24th, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women, Wellness|