Women’s Health

Causes, Signs, and Symptoms of Endometriosis

Causes and Symptoms of Endometriosis

The unfortunate storyline of endometriosis is that although it affects nearly 1 in 10 of us, most women who have endometriosis don’t even know it. For a majority of women it takes 10-12 years of talking to their health care providers before they find someone who knows what the heck they are talking about and actually listens to their symptoms and suggests finding a way to get the diagnosis. And if those numbers aren’t staggering enough for you, endometriosis (most likely undiagnosed) accounts for 40-50% of the infertility issues.1,23 To make a diagnosis of endometriosis this often...

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4 Natural Cures for Adult Female Acne through Hormone Regulation

4 Natural Cures for Adult Female Acne through Hormone Regulation

There are 4 main causes for adult female acne. Let’s review these and talk about the ways that natural medicine can help. #1 Inflammation Inflammation is such a buzzword these days. If you’re following the health trends you know it’s something you don’t want, but how do you get rid of it? Take turmeric daily? Well maybe, but how about instead you go to the source and see what is causing it. Inflammation that causes acne is coming from one source. Your diet. Either there is something you’re eating that is triggering an immune (IgG) type reaction or you are eating too many saturated fats....

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Seed Cycling for Fertility & PCOS: What is it and How Does it Work?

Seed Cycling for Fertility & PCOS

Seed cycling is a great way to regulate hormones and get rid of irritating systems related to your period. It’s especially important for women with irregular periods (like someone with PCOS), women who are interested in conceiving, and women looking to reduce symptoms like PMS prior to their period. If you are interested in learning more about PCOS or Fertility please visit my pages: Fertility Support and PCOS Treatment Start taking the seeds on day 1 of your cycle and after 1 month on this protocol you should see the maximum benefit the seed cycling will provide. If you’re mid-month and...

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6 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood & Feel Happy in Your Own Skin

6 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood

We can all get days where we feel down, depressed, anxious, overwhelmed or stress. But when bad days start outnumbering good (and it’s not related to the 2 weeks before your period!) then here are some quick pointers to finding natural ways to boost your mood. #1. Identify the pattern. We all have bad behaviors that lead to the blues. A classic example is watching tv when we feel depressed. Does this ever help? If your answer is no, or rarely, then find something else to do when you’re feeling down. Try calling a friend, take a walk around the block, or go buy some fresh organic berries,...

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6 Ways Naturopathic Medicine Can Help You Boost Fertility Naturally

6 Ways Naturopathic Medicine Can Help You Boost Fertility Naturally

For individuals and heterosexual couples who have had the misfortune of being labeled as “infertile,” or for those struggling with getting pregnant, naturopathic medicine has a lot to offer. Let’s discuss natural ways to boost fertility and 6 key points on how naturopathic medicine helps with infertility. Conventional medicine offers the gold standard in diagnostics, but the only treatment offered by conventional docs is typically uses expensive drugs and surgical procedures to aide in conception. In Los Angeles one round of IVF (in-vitro fertilization) is likely to cost a couple $24,000,...

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