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

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

Post Birth Control Syndrome + 5 Steps to Balance Your Hormones After the Pill

If you recently quit hormonal birth control, you're probably going through a bit of hell right now. I know it's not fair, but you are going through something called Post Birth Control Syndrome. This withdrawal process from hormonal birth control lasts anywhere from 6-12 months, and it peaks at month 6 (1). It's usually around this time that … 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

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

5 Things Women Who Take the Birth Control Pill Should Be Doing NOW.

TRUTH: If you are currently taking the birth control pill, then you are most likely deficient in crucial vitamins and minerals. What doctors don't often tell their patients before putting them on the pill is that it: Causes leaky gut syndrome Depletes nutrients (because they can't be absorbed due to leaky gut) Disrupts the microbiome Creates … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Uncategorized, Women's Hormonal Health

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

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How to Manage Hormonal Mood Swings

Healthy hormones are crucial for a healthy, happy you. With hormones, there is no cutting corners, and there is no faking it. Your monthly period is your monthly report card that tells you how you've been doing with your diet and lifestyle. Many times doctors will prescribe the birth control pill to mask a hormonal … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Vegan and Vegetarian Health, Women's Hormonal Health

“What The Health” and What It Means for Your Hormones

By now you might have already seen the new vegan documentary, "What the Health" that is causing so much controversy. I am LOVING how this documentary has created a movement in people across the world to go vegan, vegetarian, or to cut down their animal consumption. I do, however, have a few BIG issues with … Continue reading

Blog, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health

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

Blog, Herbal Remedies/Drinks, Period Health, Recipes, Women's Hormonal Health

A Hormone Balancing Tea For Painful or Irregular Periods

A painful period is your body's way of telling you something is off. If you are missing work or school because of a painful cycle, then something is wrong. Ideally, your period would sneak up on you with ninja stealth. No cramping, no bloating, no breast tenderness, no extreme fatigue. Your cycle would come every 28-35 days, and … 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