Why We Need To Put An End to Period Shame

Between cramps, time-of-the-month tenderness (read: mood swings, irritability, fatigue, breast pain) and all the other annoying things you have to deal with when you have your period, it just doesn’t seem fair that in 2018, we still have to contend with period shame. The shame we have felt since we got our first periods, [...]

2018-08-07T13:05:39+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|4 Comments

Overcome Feeling S.A.D. this Winter Season

Written by my Spring 2017 apprentice, Ely C. Peña, this post discusses how to address and overcome Seasonal Affective Disorder.   Winter is definitely here! Do you notice any physical and emotional changes as the seasons transition? In my work, I often notice the changes that many women experience during the winter season - the [...]

2018-01-09T13:07:17+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Hormone Testing 101

Written by my Spring 2017 apprentice, Manisha Sharma, this post discusses the challenges with hormone testing and compares the three methods used!   In my practice, I often see patients who want me to check their hormones. They’ve often had labs done by their family doctor and were told that everything looks “normal”, but they [...]

2018-01-08T10:28:03+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Don’t Overlook Your Exhaustion

Written by my Spring 2017 apprentice, Katie Bressack, this post discusses how feeling overworked, overwhelmed and exhausted is NOT the norm!   A few years ago, I had a three-week span of waking up every morning and feeling like I had been hit by a truck. I had been sleeping eight hours a night, [...]

2018-01-02T12:58:38+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|0 Comments