Menstrual Spotting and What it Means

Spotting that occurs at different times of the menstrual cycle can be confusing.  As a general rule, spotting can occur any time there is a drop in hormone levels and

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Changes in Blood Sugar Across the Menstrual Cycle

The menstrual cycle is a complex interplay of hormones and physiological changes that women experience each month. Beyond its impact on reproductive health, the menstrual cycle also influences various aspects

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What is a Healthy Period?

When I first got introduced to the world of women’s health online I was confronted with information about what a real healthy period actually is. It was exciting information for

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Natural Solutions for Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

Endometriosis and adenomyosis are challenging gynecological conditions that can significantly impact a woman’s quality of life. While conventional treatments are usually necessary, some women may seek natural alternatives to complement

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Understanding Estrogen Dominance

Of all the hormone-related topics that I have tried to understand, estrogen dominance has been one of the most confusing.  The misconception for me was that if you have “estrogen

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Getting to the Root Cause of Period Pain

Falling pregnant with my baby boy marked the end of my journey with painful periods. I was one of the lucky women whose period pain simply didn’t return after birth.

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Understanding Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

What is the Difference Between Endometriosis and Adenomyosis? Endometriosis is a medical condition in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows outside the uterus, causing severe

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11 Intermittent Fasting Rules for Women

The topic of intermittent Fasting for women is extremely confusing. For women, implementing intermittent fasting requires some special considerations to ensure it’s done safely and effectively. If done correctly, intermittent

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The Downfalls to Snacking for Blood Sugar

Maintaining stable blood sugar levels is crucial for overall health, particularly for hormone balance in women. The prevalence of snacking has risen significantly in recent years, leading to concerns about

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How to Fast with the Menstrual Cycle

Women’s bodies undergo unique hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle. Tailoring intermittent fasting to align with the menstrual cycle/infradian rhythm may help reduce the negative consequences of intermittent fasting on

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The Importance of Breakfast for Women

Breakfast is often hailed as the most important meal of the day, and for good reason. For women, eating a well-balanced breakfast holds significant benefits, particularly in terms of hormone

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Intermittent Fasting vs Time-Restricted Eating for Women

If you are familiar with the women’s health space, you will know that intermittent fasting is generally not advised for women of reproductive age. This is because the vast majority

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7 Hormones Affected by Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) has gained significant attention as a popular dietary approach for weight management and overall health. This eating pattern involves cycles of fasting and eating within specific time

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12 Tips for Blood Sugar Management

Maintaining stable blood sugar levels is essential for helping women feel well. Blood sugar imbalances are a root cause of many other hormone imbalances including PMS, PMDD and PCOS.  Over

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9 Nutrients for Blood Sugar Balance

A balanced whole-food diet, stress management, sleep and regular exercise are the pillars of blood sugar balance, but, focusing on certain nutrients can help provide additional support. Awareness over which

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Blood Sugar Balance for Hormone Health

Blood sugar is one of the main root cause of hormone imbalance. Both high blood sugar and low blood sugar can cause hormone imbalances and disturbances in the menstrual cycle.

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Castor Oil Pack Benefits for Women

Castor oil packs have been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of health conditions, including promoting hormone balance. Castor oil is extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus

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Why Liver and Gall Bladder Problems Increase at Peri-menopause

Around the peri-menopausal transition, many women are surprised to find out they are dealing with increased weight gain, high cholesterol levels, metabolic syndrome and gall bladder stones. The majority of

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Top Causes of Irregular Periods

Irregular menstrual cycles/periods are a common occurrence for many women, especially for women with confirmed hormone imbalance such as PCOS, but the reality is that all women will experience irregular

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