Menstrual Cramps or Endometriosis?
I’ve long lost count of the number of times I have heard patients, friends, family members, even perfect strangers complain about that “dreaded time of month”. Popping pain killers every few hours, staying home from work or school, and sometimes even not being able to get out of bed due to such extreme pain has […]
Estrogen Dominance – Breaking it Down
What is estrogen dominance and how does it happen? Estrogen dominance simply means that your body has too much circulating estrogen in relation to your other sex hormones (most notably progesterone). When estrogen and progesterone are not in balance with each other, symptoms begin to arise. They can either be an indication of too much […]
PMS: What’s your type?
You might have noticed that your PMS symptoms aren’t the same as your friend’s or your sister’s – and that’s because not all PMS is created equal. That also means that the magic supplement/herb/essential oil your girlfriend uses to manage her symptoms might not be right for you. In general PMS can be divided in […]
PMS: What’s a girl to do?
Anger, irritability, sadness, emotional outbursts, breast tenderness, bloating, cravings, acne, headaches…any of these sound familiar, ladies? Chances are you’ve experienced at least some of these symptoms, and maybe you even experience them every month. They might just be mild and annoying, but not interfering with your day to day life, or they might be moderate […]
Immune Support Series Part 3: Top 5 Immune Boosting Supplements
Let’s finish off the immune series by talking about supplements! Chances are you’ve gone to your local pharmacy or health food store to grab some sort cold or flu remedy to help you get through, or maybe some extra vitamins to boost your immune system in hopes of preventing a cold – but which ones […]
Immune Support Series Part 2: Top 5 Immune Boosting Lifestyle Habits
Don’t underestimate the effect that small everyday habits have on your overall health. Start implementing these strategies over the next few weeks to keep your immune system in tip top shape all year round! Top 5 Immune Boosting Lifestyle Habits 1) Hygiene You’ve heard it before and i’m saying it again. Proper hand washing is […]
Immune Support Series Part 1: Top 5 Immune Boosting Foods
It’s That Time of Year…. Let’s jump right in with a 3-part series on supporting the immune system! If you’ve been running around like a chicken with your head cut off, taking care of everyone and everything but yourself – slow down and keep reading to find out how you can stay healthy this season! Top […]