Hormonal IUD vs. Copper IUD

Did you know there are different forms of IUD’s?  If so, did you know the differences between them and their mechanisms of action?   Take a look at this graphic.  It compares the hormonal IUD to the copper IUD.   My best tip is that IUD’s DO NOT fix your period.  So, if you have an […]

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. […]

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 […]

Is Your Period Healthy?

Is your period healthy? FLOW: how heavy is it? Are you changing every 1-2 hours or every 3-4 hours? Are you leaking? Also, what’s the color/consistency of your flow? LENGTH: how long are you bleeding? Are you bleeding for 3-7 days or 7-9 days? REGULAR: do you know when your period comes? Is it around […]

Period Panties For The Win

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Have you tried period panties?  If not, you should!  I recently was sent a pair by FriPeriod and I have to say I’m a fan!  I was a little skeptical, but they kept me fresh, comfortable and worry-free!   Check out this Reel I created to learn more about why I love FriPeriod (this link will save you […]