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Understanding Why Hormones Fluctuate

In this video I give you a brief explanation to understanding why hormones fluctuate. The bottom line is there are lots of things that influence your hormones from lifestyle factors, medications, stress, underlying health conditions and more. We take a deep dive into this inside the Path to Hormone Health Group Program I just released. […]

10 Ways Partners Can Support Women Dealing With Perimenopause and Menopause

Women going through perimenopause and menopause often feel as though they are alone in their plight to navigate the “change”.  Their partners often are not sure how they can help.   Share the tips below with each other.  Then if you would like additional support, join our tribe of women helping women over inside the Path […]

Menopause Myths People Believe

Many people believe that menopause always starts with hot flashes and weight gain. Is this true or is it a myth? While it’s true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women experience no hot flashes as a result going through menopause.  What are some common myths many people believe about menopause? Menopause […]

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 […]

Hormones and Chemicals Don’t Mix

Hormones and Chemicals Don’t Mix Chemicals are everywhere.  From clothing and plastics to pesticides and genetically modified foods, it can be a challenge to step out of the chemical soup.  To help you make sense out of this mess, I have summed up some substances that are worth ditching. Keep reading to learn what to […]

Hormone Testing…..Urine Testing is a Game Changer!

Have you ever had your hormones tested?  I have been testing both women and men’s hormones for years.  Many of these hormone levels can be obtained via blood testing.  However there are some hormone levels that are actually better evaluated using dried urine testing. Why urine testing? If you perform blood testing it is only […]

Libido and Menopause

Do you feel like your libido has taken a hike in menopause?  Maybe you have had a hysterectomy and you now feel nothing?  For many women going through menopause, whether naturally or as a result of a hysterectomy, experience little or no libido and is one of the biggest concerns I hear about after hot […]

16 Ways to Support Hormone Balance With Good Nutrition

Hormones have a huge impact on our lives, especially as women. Hormones affect everything from our mood to our weight. Most any pregnant woman or teenage girl will tell you how her moods, weight and even her sense of smell have changed since her hormones took over.  Hormone imbalances can present themselves in the form […]

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