How your menstrual cycle affects your weight

Key Points to Remember from this post I realize my posts are long, so I want to give you a few key takeaways. If you remember nothing else, just remember these gems. :-) 99% of ALL the research papers ever published don’t fully account for the differences between women and men! There’s an obvious problem [...]

2017-10-12T09:22:54+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Let’s Face it! Mapping Adult Acne

Written by my Spring 2017 apprentice, Tricia Utley, this post discusses adult acne and how to clear your skin for good! Over the last couple of decades, I have witnessed adult acne rise to the number one skin care concern among women. I suffered from this type of “skinflammation” in my early 20’s, so [...]

2017-10-04T09:37:34+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|0 Comments

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|2 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 many [...]

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