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Why Progesterone Is Important

Ever wonder why progesterone is important? Progesterone is a hormone released by the ovaries. Changing progesterone levels can contribute to abnormal menstrual periods. It can also contribute to perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms. Progesterone is necessary for implantation of the fertilized egg in the uterus and for maintaining pregnancy. Prior to ovulation, progesterone helps prepare the […]

Hormone Help – Getting Clarity

Are you looking for clarity and help?  Wondering where do I start? Does one half of your body feel so ready and the other half feel so stuck? I use to feel that way too.  I was being pulled in opposite directions. The part of me that so badly wanted ‘success’ and to stop always […]

Hormone Balancing Food for Women

Women, there are those times when you just don’t understand where your mood is coming from, and it changes without warning. This is a common experience for many women. Fortunately, there are foods that can effectively improve your mood. By simply eating the right food, you can experience a great difference in your energy and […]

How’s Your Digestion?

How is your digestion? Have you heard of leaky gut?  It is estimated that 80% of the population has some variation of leaky gut syndrome. This is a HUGE figure, and it just goes to show how broad the spectrum of this illness can be. The main organ affected by leaky gut is the small […]

Hormone Balancing Foods You Might Not Know About

Trying to figure out how to end your hormone misery can be a challenge.  Have you ever wondered…what can I eat that is going to not worsen my fatigue, mood swings, sleep issues and more?  There are many healthy food options that are great for your mood and your mental health!   Vitamins, minerals, proteins, […]

Women’s Hormones – Taking A Functional Medicine Approach

Are you needing help with your hormones?  Functional health is a much more personal approach to healthcare. It ensures that each patient is treated according to their specific needs and imbalances individually, rather than treated as a diagnosis.  As a functional medicine nurse practitioner myself, I can’t tell you how rewarding it is to see how […]

Top 5 Healthy Detox Methods

Healthy Detoxification has become a necessary part of life.  We eat too much processed foods and import fruits and vegetables from other countries that do not have as many restrictions on what kinds of pesticides are used use while growing them. Detoxifying the body is a natural way to rid the body of these toxins […]

Staying Well During Cold and Flu Season

How are you feeling?  Have you fallen victim to a nasty cold or the flu? None of us want to be sick and there are things you can do to lessen your chances of succumbing to a cold or flu.  In this video I share some of the things you can do to lessen your […]

Berberine Is A Potential Powerhouse

Berberine is one of my favorite supplement recommendations. Clinical studies with isolated berberine have shown significant success in the treatment of acute diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated blood lipids, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Berberine activates AMPK, a potent enzyme that is key to maintaining the energy balance in our […]

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