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Loving Your Hairy Self: My Hirsutism Story

Written by my Spring 2017 apprentice, Katie Dwaileebe, this post discusses PCOS and hirsutism. I remember being hairy since age 11, when I was made fun of for having underarm hair. That was my first introduction to school bullies. Up until that point, I never even thought twice about it. I asked my mom [...]

2017-09-17T16:54:02+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|3 Comments

Does being vegan affect your period?

A few weeks ago I was at home alone, scrolling through movies on Netflix. I’d been hearing all about the latest health-related documentary What the Health, so when I came across it, I decided it was time to see what all the fuss was about. In case you don’t know, the movie’s premise centers [...]

2017-09-13T14:21:31+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|27 Comments

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 [...]

2017-07-13T07:59:37+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|6 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 [...]

2017-12-09T16:28:59+00:00 By |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 [...]

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