3 Simple Solutions for your PMS you can Start Today! Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is characterized by physical and emotional symptoms that occur after ovulating and resolve after the start of a period. It is extremely common affecting approximately 80% of women at some time in their life. Symptoms can include heightened anxiety and depression, irritability, […]
Common Health Concerns in your 20s and 30s
Common Health Concerns in your 20s and 30s Many women ignore their health concerns when they are young. At the time when they get their periods they are still children. When something is off with their cycle- irregular periods, heavy flow, painful periods, pms, acne, ect, many of these young girls are easily convinced to […]
7 Different Vaginal Odours and What They Mean
7 Different Vaginal Odours and What They Mean I am not sure what there seems to be more of, products to cover up your vaginal odour or blogs about how your vagina “should” smell. Google anything about vaginal odour and you will be flooded with information. But some of the terminology and descriptions can […]
Heavy Periods – Normal vs. Common
It is often surprising to me when patients describe their periods as “normal,” particularly when pain, heavy flow, and mood swings are involved. So long as they bleed consistently around the same time every month, they consider these symptoms routine. While every woman’s period varies (length, heaviness, PMS, etc.), these “common” symptoms shouldn’t be considered […]
Why Am I STILL Gaining Weight?
We have all heard of “Estrogen dominance” or high estrogen levels as a cause of weight gain, but did you know that low estrogen can cause weight gain as well? Estrogen actually plays a major role in making your body more sensitive to insulin and protecting against obesity, insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease. The […]
Is Insulin Resistance at the Root of Your Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition associated with an array of undesirable symptoms and one of the most common causes of infertility. There are a few hormone imbalances at the root of PCOS but in many women the most influential one is INSULIN! Did you know that of women with PCOS: Approximately […]