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 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|

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 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 [...]

By |2019-07-25T08:32:59+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women, Wellness|

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 [...]

By |2019-05-17T14:22:39+00:00May 15th, 2019|Wellness|

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 [...]