Feeling Witchy During Your Period?

This might surprise you! 👇👇 Most women associate their periods with poor mood and even anxiety. But did you know your cycle can put you in a good mood, too? Here’s how it works: After your period starts, you might experience an ✨improvement✨ in your mood thanks to rising estrogen levels during the follicular phase. […]

Did You Know There Are Various Estrogens?

Did you know there are various estrogens in our body? The two that I believe are the most important and ALWAYS tested on ALL my patients are estrone (E1) and estradiol (E2). Both play crucial roles in regulating our menstrual cycles, fertility, and overall well-being. Estrone is the primary estrogen produced by the ovaries, adrenal […]

Seed Cycling For Hormone Balancing

🌱 Seed cycling utilizes the nutrient-rich properties of seeds to support your menstrual cycle. Here’s how it works 👇🏼 Seeds contain compounds that act as natural hormone modulators. 🌔 During the follicular phase (Days 1-14) 👉🏼 Incorporate 1-2 tablespoons each of ground flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds into your daily diet Flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds contain […]

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. […]

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 […]

4 Things That Make Your Period More Painful

Here are a few things that make your period more painful: Poor sleep.  Sleep is a backbone to optimal health and if we aren’t giving your body the rest it deserves it can’t do what it needs to do while we sleep.  Poor sleep also increases stress which increases inflammation which increases period pain. Alcohol.  […]

What Does Your Period Blood Mean?

Ever wonder why your period blood looks different?  Here is a breakdown of what the colors mean.   Red.  This is your typical, normal period blood.  It also means your flow is healthy.   Deep Red.  This can signify old blood and can come at the beginning or end of your period.   Pink.  This might […]

Menstrual Migraines


Do you suffer from menstrual migraines (a headache that comes right before or during Aunt Flow?). This could be due to several reasons:   Hormone fluctuations.  Typically I see this in patients who have a sudden drop in progesterone or a lack of progesterone.  Both can trigger a migraine.  This is why doing comprehensive lab work […]