Is Your Period Normal?

What's up with your periods lately? Are you dying on the couch with cramps? Do you hate everyone for a few days until your period comes because of some serious PMS? Or have you been missing school or work because your period is way too heavy? We don't have to suffer through our hormones. It [...]

By |2020-09-11T23:14:15+00:00November 30th, 2020|

The Cure for Painful Periods

Let's talk about this one sized approach to period problems that we've been using. The birth control pill. You don't have to go on the birth control pill. You definitely CAN if it works for you. BUT, being aware it doesn't FIX any hormone issues. It covers them up. This can be fine for the [...]

By |2020-09-11T19:57:23+00:00November 23rd, 2020|

A Little Gut Health Story

Hi, let's talk about gut health! I've always had digestive issues. If it weren't for my terrible digestion or hormones I wouldn't be in a career that I love so much. But, I didn't always love these health problems, ooobviously. So here's a little story. For as long as I can remember I had a [...]

By |2020-09-11T19:13:14+00:00November 16th, 2020|

Acupuncture and Acupressure for Pain Relief During Labor

As a Naturopathic Doctor who focuses on women's health and hormonal issues I use acupuncture regularly in my practice. One of the main reasons that acupuncture is my go-to is because I work with a lot of women who are trying to conceive, are pregnant or looking for support post partum. I find acupuncture to [...]

By |2020-09-08T23:04:55+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Why Do I have PMS?

PMS, or premenstrual syndrome if we're being fancy, is how we describe those awful mood changes and hormonal symptoms you get before your period. This is the time of the month that we have to turn off any type of documentary involving rescued or sad animals and hibernate away from everyone and all forms of social [...]

By |2020-10-08T17:24:02+00:00November 4th, 2020|

Natural Hair Growth DIY Recipe

Hair Loss is a big concern for a lot of the men and women that I see in my practice. It's very distressing for people to experience hair loss and can cause a lot of anxiety. People usually come into a naturopathic doctor's office to rule out underlying health issues associated with hair loss especially [...]

By |2020-09-02T01:29:45+00:00November 2nd, 2020|

3 Tips For Better Gut Health

No one likes feeling bloated or constipated. Try out my 3 tips for better gut health. Probiotic 1. Try a Probiotic: Our digestive tracts are lined with billions of little bacteria. There’s good and bad guys. Sometimes the bad ones start to take over (this means bloating, bad breath, constipation, diarrhea)! Bring in more good [...]

By |2020-10-06T00:34:51+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Pumpkin Seeds For Better Sleep

With Halloween coming up next week I thought I would do a pumpkin themed inspired post today, talking about sleep. Not having a good nights sleep can be THE WORST. I hate that feeling of not feeling refreshed when I wake up and then heading into a busy day after only a few hours of [...]

By |2020-09-16T21:52:28+00:00October 26th, 2020|

Menopause Brain

"What did I just come in this room for?" "Where did I leave my keys?" Don't you hate that when you walk in a room as you're running around doing a million things and you're like okay what was I just coming in here for.... We all do it, especially us multitaskers. But this forgetfulness [...]

By |2020-10-03T19:15:07+00:00October 21st, 2020|

Happiness Chemicals and How To Hack Your Brain

Let's talk about 3 happiness chemicals that our body makes and how to hack our brain to boost our mood. Dopamine The Reward Chemical: Dopamine is high when: You complete a task (that accomplished feeling you have is from high levels of dopamine) You're eating (especially chocolate) You're celebrating little wins Dopamine is a pleasure [...]

By |2020-08-28T01:54:39+00:00October 19th, 2020|