All my life, I’ve been incredibly proud of my long, thick hair. Then it happened: Dark hairs on my pillow. My shower drain plugged with clumps of hair. My hair falling out in handfuls. The shine and volume was gone. Read More
While a hysterectomy may be the best strategy for certain health scenarios such as cancer, most of the hysterectomies that occur today are not about cancer. These surgeries are performed most often for “benign conditions” (fibroids, bleeding, cramping, endometriosis, etc.) that can be quality-of-life affecting, but not life-threatening, and can be addressed in many cases by alternatives that don’t have the side-effects and risks that a hysterectomy does. Read More
When I’m frazzled by stress and the busyness of life, I turn to family and friends. I gather around my loved ones, call my relatives who live out of town, or just get together with my friends. With each hug, ripple of laughter, and gesture of encouragement, my stress eases and I begin to feel better. Read More
The intense heat that spreads through your upper body … anxiety like there’s an invader in the room … doom-and-gloom depression … endless sleepless nights … a suddenly accelerated heartbeat … a leaky bladder … weight gain (especially around your tummy) … desert-dry skin (and vagina!). And what happened to that brain of yours that used to be so sharp and quick witted? Read More
You know that turbulent seesaw of emotions that can make you feel like you are completely out of control and losing your mind? You can thank fluctuating estrogen levels and hormonal changes for that. Read More
Learn everything you wanted to know about the health benefits of maca, including how it helps alleviate menopausal symptoms and what type of maca is right for you. Read More
Do you know the difference in estrogens and androgens in your body? Androgens may be more effective in supporting pelvic floor musculature and incontinence issues, as well as improving arousal and libido. Read More
Detox is about much more than removing physical toxins from your body and environment. Today I want to talk about the importance of removing the emotional toxins in your life.