Women’s Health

An Introduction into Cyclical Living

Have you noticed that there are certain times of the month you can follow all the wellness practices, manage work, family, and life balance without a problem? Then there are those other times of the month that you can’t even find your own keys to get out of the door?    If you are female…

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Fertility Labs

Women’s Fertility Lab Tests, Explained Female Fertility Hormone Levels (serum/blood) Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Time to Test: Day 3 – Normal Range: 3-20 mIU/ml FSH is often used as a gauge of ovarian reserve. General results indicate the following: 6: considered excellent 6-9: good 10-13: diminished reserve 13+: very hard to stimulate In Polycystic Ovarian…

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Estrogen Dominance, Natural Therapies & HRT

Well, it’s been a while since I have written a medical article. I often find myself asking: Why Do I share my journey and how does it relate to my medical practice? The winter was DEEP and if you do not know already,  I am a total feeler, analyzer, and dreamer.  I calculate, express, and…

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Spring Tune In & Up

To all my liver lover health geeks n freaks: Spring is your time. The liver and gall bladder are the official directors for the next few months. This is the time for our visionary selves to be in full throttle.  This is the time for vision boards, planners, and actions. In accounting world, Q1 begins…

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Paradigm Shift: Nourish > Cleanse

Today, Jan 5, was an auspicious day to dedicate embracing the whole me.  This is the endurance mountain of self love.  To know her, trust her that she will care for me physically emotionally, and spiritually.   She will no longer string me out or drag me to the ground.  She will speak for me, from…

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Thriving through Trauma: Miscarriage Story

I woke up in the morning on the futon of Ithica NY, covered in blood.  Is this my period? “NO fuck, you’re pregnant” — shaking, I began to clean up.  So much blood.  I called my midwife in OR at 430am, 130 her time  Silently desperately screaming as not to wake the nice man up…

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Healing Trauma Defines Our Health

This date, April 26th marks the last anniversary of a major series of trauma cuts and residue that I have been slowly healing over the past year.  My miscarriage was a marker of my life.  All I wanted was to be a good mom, single or partnered.  My family was radically adverse to the idea…

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March against Monsanto for Gut Health: Part 2

As I promised, there would be follow up on one of the major criminal corporations of our time.  The more I read the more I see it in clinic: This is why every single woman comes in with infertility, acne, PCOS-like symptoms, endometriosis, and menopausal symptoms that wreak havoc in their life. One of the…

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