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How to Fix Your PMS

A few weeks ago I was at a conference hosted by The Society for Menstrual Cycle Research. Uh huh, there is indeed a group of people who only research periods and hormones. I happen to think it’s soooo cool. Haha! While there, I checked out a presentation on PMS and PMDD by Sally King [...]

By | 2017-07-13T07:59:37+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Hormonal Health|5 Comments

Stress & your fertility – taking a mind/body approach

Written by my Fall 2015 apprentice, Lynn Doak, this post is discusses the true impact of stress (mental, physical, emotional) on our fertility, along with evidence of the effectiveness of a mind/body approach.   Stress has become an accepted part of our lifestyle. For many it is our norm. We don’t know any other way of life. We [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:43:10+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Hormonal Health|2 Comments

Making the case for period underwear

Menstrual products of the past and present I remember in high school when I switched from pads to tampons. I lived on a Caribbean island, and not being able to take my shorts off at the beach on weekends was becoming a real drag. Oh, the woes of teenage-dom. Tampons served their purpose for many [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:43:10+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Hormonal Health|14 Comments

Adaptogenic Herbs for Women’s Hormonal Health

Today I'm talking all about adaptogenic herbs. And I am psyched to introduce you to my dear friend Dr. Aviva Romm, a midwife, a Yale-trained MD, a herbalist, mother, grandmother and now author! She's even a mentor in my upcoming Apprenticeship Program, (learn all about it in this free video series here).   Basically she's a genius, but [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:43:10+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Hormonal Health|0 Comments

I may have Crohn’s Disease – now what?

Tomorrow I find out if I have Crohn’s disease. I know, way to close out 2016 with a bang huh?   It’s actually not the first time I’ve come up against a possible Crohn’s diagnosis. You see, I suffered with chronic digestive health issues from the time I was 15 years old. And, when I [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:43:11+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Hormonal Health|16 Comments

3 things that save me from crashing and burning during the holidays

Do you run around like a mad woman during this time of year? Holiday parties, work events, your kids’ school plays and performances, Christmas present shopping, wrapping presents, finding a tree, decorating it and your house, food shopping for family events, prepping for and hosting said family events, New Years Eve… OMG I’m dizzy just [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:43:11+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Everything you ever wanted to know about heavy periods

Menorrhagia - doesn’t that word sound like some crazy illness or disease? Like, “Whoa, you have menorrhagia, that could be serious girl!” Menorrhagia is in fact, just the fancy term for “heavy periods”, which aren’t exactly life threatening, but can put a serious damper on life activities! I used to have horribly heavy periods when [...]

By | 2017-07-03T17:43:11+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Hormonal Health|3 Comments