This is one subject that gets me fired up! Why, you might ask? I cannot tell you the number of times I begin seeing a new client for fertility or hormone help and one of her side complaints is painful periods. I usually ask if she’s ever tried treating her painful cycles with any diet changes or herbs or supplements.Read More
Toxins are everywhere in our environment. And to a certain extent, our bodies are built to process and get rid of these toxins. However, we are inundated with exposures to toxins in our air, our water, our food, our cleaning supplies, and in our personal bath and beauty supplies.Read More
Turmeric is one of my absolute favorite medicinal foods which can also act as powerful medicine. For women of any age (and men too, for that matter!), turmeric is an antioxidant-packed addition to add to your morning smoothie, dinner curry, or made into a delicious mid-afternoon drink (I won’t leave you hangin’, I do have a super yummy, easy recipe at the end of this article for you to try!).Read More
On a weekly basis, I am asked about which supplement I would recommend most to help increase fertility.. And while there is never just one supplement I recommend for 100% of my fertility clients, CoQ10 comes quite close to that.
CoQ10, or Coenzyme Q10, is a nutrient naturally made in the body and also found in some of the foods we eat. It is found in just about every cell in our body (including our eggs!) and plays an important role in cellular energy production.Read More
I have had so many questions about this test lately, that I thought a blog on it would be in order! I normally don’t blog about the different types of testing I use in my functional medicine practice, but this test is really so unique, gives us so much information on what’s going on with our hormones, and is a lot of bang for your buck. This is my #1 test to order when I want to find the root cause of a woman’s hormone imbalance.Read More
We are exposed to so many chemicals every day, coming from our environment, food, and the things we use on or near our bodies. What you may not realize is that all of these chemicals can be wreaking major havoc on your hormones and fertility.Read More