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
I must admit, I have had this love-hate relationship with meditation for the last twenty-five years. I love the state that meditation brings me to, that sense of being relaxed, calm, and focused. But, oh, I hate having to sit there while trying to wrestle with my crazy active mind.Read More
One of my favorite self-care techniques which can help women positively impact their own reproductive health, is castor oil packs. This technique can be incredibly powerful for both improving many different menstrual cycle complaints and boosting fertility. And, it’s incredibly cheap and easy to do at home!Read More