Should You Cut Back On Caffeine For Your Hormones?

Should You Cut Back On Caffeine To Help Your Hormones? “Should I cut back on caffeine?” I get this question A LOT. Caffeine has been made into a villain, but it isn’t always a bad thing in moderation. First off – common sense. Too much caffeine (more than 200 mg per day) is not good for anyone. […]

Progesterone vs. Progestin

What’s the difference between progesterone and progestin?   Yes, there’s a HUGE difference. I’m not a fan of progestin and here’s why: It’s synthetic (aka fake) It’s been linked to increasing anxiety and depression. It has been linked to increasing risk of cancer.   Now, progesterone my friends is the QUEEN. Here’s why: She’s au […]

5 Hormones Affected By Poor Sleep

Five Hormones Affected by Poor Sleep: Sleep is crucial for your survival, and your mental, and physical health. If you cut down on sleep to fit more in your day, you will wreak havoc on your hormones, and if you are trying to lose weight, it will affect your weight loss goals in the process. […]

Yoga Poses For Period Pain

Yoga Poses for Period Pain   Got cramps? Instead of taking some Ibuprofen, try these yoga poses instead! Seated forward bend (Paschimottanasana): This pose helps to stretch the hamstrings and lower back, which can help relieve cramps and lower back pain. Child’s Pose (Balasana): This pose helps to relieve lower back pain and tension in […]

What’s The Difference Between PMS and PMDD?

What’s the difference between PMS and PMDD? PMDD: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe, sometimes disabling version of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Although PMS and PMDD both have physical and emotional symptoms, PMDD is extreme and can disrupt daily life and damage relationships. Symptoms can start a few days to two weeks […]

3 Reasons To Track Your Menstrual Cycle

3 Reasons Why You Should Track Your Cycle 👇 You will notice any irregularities. By tracking you will understand how long your cycle is and be in better tune with your body so that when something is off, you are more likely to be aware. You will be able to know when you ovulate (or […]

Types of Birth Control

Here are some common types of birth control: Hormonal Birth Control: Combo pill which contains synthetic estrogen and progesterone.  These pills can be monophasic (same amount of hormones throughout the cycle), biphasic (hormones change in the 2nd half of the cycle) or triphasic (hormones change 3 times during the cycle) Mini pill which contains synthetic progesterone […]

Got Flax?

Got flax?  The hormone superfood. What in the heck are flax seeds? Flaxseeds have been around for years and are considered an original superfood (still trying to find this list of original superfoods). Here are some reasons why you should put a bag in your grocery cart! An AMAZING source of Omega-3s. Are you vegan […]

Want To Get Pregnant or Avoid Making A Baby?

Want to either GET pregnant or AVOID pregnancy? These facts about your menstrual cycle + fertility will help you! Did you know… 🩸A normal or healthy menstrual cycle is clinically defined as a cycle lasting anywhere between 21 and 35 days. A recent study of 98,903 women showed that 95% of women have cycles between […]

5 Reasons To See A Naturopathic Doctor

Considering adding a naturopathic doctor to your health team? Here are five reasons why I might be the right fit for your health journey:   Personalized Care: I believe in treating the individual, not just the symptoms. You’ll receive personalized care tailored to your unique needs and lifestyle.   Holistic Approach: My approach is comprehensive […]