Foods to Avoid When You Have Cramps

Caffeine  Caffeine can be a lifesaver on most days, but during your period, it might be best to skip that cup of coffee. Caffeine can increase anxiety and muscle tension, which can make cramps feel worse. Instead, try herbal teas like chamomile or peppermint, which can help soothe your muscles. Salty foods Salty foods  like […]

5 Ways To Improve PCOS

Struggling with PCOS? Here are 5️⃣ ways to improve PCOS .👇 1️⃣ Run a complete hormone panel blood test every 3-6 months. With this info, we can target your specific imbalances with supplements and holistic remedies to get your hormones in ideal ranges. 2️⃣ Ensure your thyroid is functioning optimally (which you can tell from […]

Your Monthly Menstrual Cycle

Your monthly cycle is an intricate ebb and flow of various hormones that are signaling your body to do what it was naturally meant to do, and the Pill essentially cuts the phone line between your ovaries and your brain. The body is supposed to have a natural hormone flow, and it looks like this… […]

3 Signs Your Thyroid Might Be Affecting Your Period

3 Signs Your Thyroid Might Be Affecting Your Period: Heavy flow. Having low thyroid production influences the body’s ability to make progesterone, therefore, creating an imbalance between estrogen and progesterone. Irregular Cycles. Too little thyroid hormone can cause and over-production of prolactin which can inhibit ovulation. No ovulation = no progesterone = very irregular cycles […]

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 […]

Types of Birth Contol

Here are a few birth control options: 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 called […]

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 […]