Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

How to Banish the PMS Blues

As women we are vulnerable to the “PMS Blues”. This is a time when we're prone to mood swings, bloating, swollen breasts, irritability, acne, headaches, and cramps. But this can be avoided! PMS and PMDD happens in our luteal phase (post-ovulation) because our estrogen drops during this time, and it brings serotonin down with it. Serotonin makes … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Hormonal balance, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

5 Foods That DESTROY Your Hormones

I'm a firm believer that with the right diet and lifestyle, any hormonal condition can be put into remission, and I'm living proof! I was born with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), but with the right diet and lifestyle changes its been in remission for 2 years now! Isn't the power of food as medicine incredible?! … Continue reading

Hormonal balance, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health

What the Color of Your Period Blood Means For Your Health

Your period is an invaluable indicator of the overall health of your body. Think of it like a monthly report card providing a brutally honest evaluation of your diet, lifestyle, and environment. If you are suffering from painful periods, horrible mood swings, or perhaps not having periods at all, these are all indicators that something … Continue reading

Hormonal balance, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why Ovulation is More Important Than Your Period

Don’t get me wrong, periods are amazing. I’m a huge fan. But we get so caught up with our monthly bleed that we forget about the most important aspect of our cycle. Ovulation. Ovulation usually happens mid-cycle, except for ladies on the birth control pill, as they do not ovulate nor have a period, instead they … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Weight Loss, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why a Juice Cleanse is Not the Answer

The new year is a great time because it inspires so many people to get healthy. Many of you might decide to kick off the new year with a juice cleanse. To be honest I'm not a big fan of juice cleanses as they're very high in sugar. A few days might serve you but anything … Continue reading

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What Poop Has to Do With Your Hormones + 3 Tips to Relieve Constipation

Let's talk poop and your hormones. Yes, I said poop. I mean, everyone does it. It also happens to be a pretty important subject in regards to health, so I figured we should have this conversation sooner than later. We should all be having at least one to two healthy bowel movements a day, and if we're … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why You Should Stop Calorie Counting Today

Have you ever followed a calorie restricting diet? I know I have, and chances are you have been through the grueling experience as well. And even though the pounds fell off quickly, think about what happened when you got off the diet - did the pounds stay off for long? They didn't, did they? There's … Continue reading

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10 Signs Your Hormones Are Out of Control

Your hormones can either work for you, or against you. When they are balanced you feel content and grounded, but when they are out of whack, you feel completely out of sync and out of control. Your hormones control your mood, your health, and your fertility, so it’s crucial to get them to their optimal … Continue reading

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6 Alternatives to the Birth Control Pill

When I was 23, after having been on the birth control pill since the age of 14 (prescribed for ovarian cysts), I had had enough of the horrible side effects of the pill. So I quit. And guess what? I didn’t have a period for three months, I had terrible acne, and I was experiencing mood … Continue reading