How to Take Your Life Back From PMDD

Maybe you’ve heard of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) before…? Who am I kidding, of course, you have!  Something like 75% of the female population is estimated to be affected by PMS. That means most of us are familiar with the mood swings, cravings, bloating, breast tenderness and general misery our monthly cycles can bring when [...]

How to Prevent Ovarian Cysts

Did you know that many women have ovarian cysts that occur each and every month? And that in most cases they are actually just the follicles your eggs are housed in? They grow and shrink, often times without anyone’s knowledge. Usually just as a part of the normal ovulation cycle, follicles on your ovaries [...]

2020-01-26T11:59:02-05:00 By |Hormonal Health|1 Comment

How Your Period Could be Hiding that You Have Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Written by my Spring 2019 apprenticeship program participant, Lizzie Alexander, this post discusses the implications of hemochromatosis, an underdiagnosed disease in women of all ages. A year ago, my husband Pete was diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) after getting septicaemia in Kazakhstan after an Ironman Race. Though he made a full recovery, he suffered [...]