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

Why Your Period is Not the Most Important Part of Your Menstrual Cycle

Don’t get me wrong, periods are amazing. As a women’s health coach specializing in hormonal health, I’m a huge fan. But sometimes, we get so caught up with our monthly bleed that we forget about the most important aspect of our cycle. Ovulation. We only experience a true menstrual cycle after ovulation, and this is only possible when our … Continue reading

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

Harmful Chemicals are Destroying Your Hormones. Here’s What You Can Do.

What we eat is crucial to building balanced hormones, but what’s equally important are our beauty products, toiletries and household cleansers! Our toiletries and cleansers tend to get overlooked, yet the play a crucial part in causing painful periods and serious hormonal imbalances because of the harmful chemicals they contain called endocrine disrupters. Endocrine disrupters … Continue reading

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

Natural Remedies for Fibroids

70% of women will experience fibroids in their lives before the age of 50 and they are also 2 to 3 times more likely to form in African American women. Fibroids can be quite painful, while some women don't even feel them at all. Symptoms of fibroids: 💥Pressure in the pelvis resulting in constipation or … Continue reading

Hormonal balance, Uncategorized, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

5 Ways Stress is Messing with Your Hormones+ How to Manage It

Guest post by Kayla Cluett, CHN The adrenal glands are amazing. They are small but incredibly mighty and critical for the health of our entire organism. Unfortunately, they are often overlooked when it comes to many of the health conditions we are faced with today. Adrenal hormones are the major response of the body to … Continue reading

Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health

3 Diet Tips for Managing PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition of insulin resistance and ovulatory dysfunction. This is why diet is the most crucial component of putting PCOS into remission. Women with PCOS must balance their blood sugar in order to heal, which is why many women find success (at a cost) with diabetic medications such as Metformin. … Continue reading

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

Should We Practice Yoga While Menstruating?

Many period advice books out there recommend yoga as a nourishing physical activity to do during menstruation, but this is not always the best advice. As both a women’s health coach specializing in reproductive health and a KPJAYI-authorized Ashtanga teacher, the subject of menstruation and yoga practice is of great interest and importance to me. This is … Continue reading

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

Your Guide to Hormone Testing Kits

Testing your hormones is a great tool to have under your belt to help you gain invaluable insight into the underlying cause of your hormonal health issues. If you are suffering from painful periods, heavy periods, fibroids, ovarian cysts, or fertility issues, I encourage you to order a test. A good place to start is … 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