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Thoughts and suggestions on how to address hormonal imbalances, naturally…

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

As women, we tend to fear breast cancer.  Many more of us will die of heart disease, but we are much more likely to be scared of breast cancer than a heart attack! There are many things that you can do to help reduce your risk of breast cancer, including eating a healthy diet, maintaining a

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5 Common Causes of Low Sex Drive in Women…

If chocolates, hearts and flowers aren’t enough to get you into the mood this Valentine’s Day, you aren’t alone.  It is estimated that nearly 1 in 3 women between 18 and 59 years of age complain of lack of desire.  Here are some common causes: Stress.   When you are under a lot of stress, cortisol

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Are You In Peri-menopause?

I often get asked, “How can I know if  I’m in peri-menopause?”  It seems like a simple question, but the answer is not so straightforward! What exactly is peri-menopause anyway?  Before you go through menopause, there is a period of time (up to 10 years!) where things start to change.  The changes can be subtle

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Feel Like the “Wicked Witch of the West” Each Month?

PMS causing problems?  I hear ya sister.   Most of the month you’re nice.  You try to be kind, and be a good person (maybe you don’t ALWAYS succeed, but you try!)   And then once a month, something happens.   (Your hormones…and PMS!) You get so aggravated with that lady in line in front of you

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Could this common hormone problem (PCOS) be causing your weight gain?

September is PCOS awareness month! PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is the most common female hormone disorder, and affects about 1 in 10 women. If you have PCOS, you’re in good company!  So do: Fitness expert Jillian Michaels, from The Biggest Loser Actress and singer, Lea Michele from Glee Spice Girl and fashionista, Victoria Beckham But

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