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 [...]

My Journey with Lyme Disease

Written by my Spring 2019 apprenticeship participant, Vashti Kanahele, this post discusses the symptoms of Lyme and how she managed to treat it. The Beginning Complex chronic illness: Not words you want to hear in relation to your health. But those were the words coming out of my doctor’s mouth in August 2015, when [...]

2019-10-10T11:32:24-04:00 By |Hormonal Health|1 Comment

You Only Ovulate Once Per Cycle

I recently published a post on Instagram touting the benefits of the fertility awareness method as birth control.⁠ ⁠Let’s just say, the response I received made me want to laugh and cry at the same time... A few people commented saying that they were afraid to use this method because they ovulate more than [...]