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

How to Detox for Balanced Hormones

Its the New Year!  Feels good to finally get back into a schedule!  If you aren’t feeling your best, a quick detox may be all that it takes to get your hormones back into balance   How do you know if you need to detox? Are you having any of these symptoms?   Bloating Heavy periods Mood

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The Role Hormones Play In Migraines

Migraine affects more than 37 million men and women in the US. As a result of these patterns, researchers have speculated that migraines might be linked to hormonal activity in women. Periods Most migraine sufferers are women, and many female migraine sufferers report getting migraines at certain times of the month, that is, around the

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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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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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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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The Link between Hormones and Happiness

Hormones… they certainly don’t get much respect at times. What do they have to do with happiness? Actually, hormones play a big role in this feeling, and we are wise to learn about what factors they play in this area and what we can do to capitalize on them. How Hormones Work Hormones are special

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