Hormones

Fed and Fearless Foundations is Here!

Fed and Fearless Foundations
Ladies! Did you hear the big news? I’m opening the doors to my brand new Fed and Fearless Foundations course! If you caught my free training last night, you heard the official first-ever announcement that registration is open. (And it’s on sale for just a few days!) Fed and Fearless Foundations is a game-changer if you want to discover your...
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10 Lessons from the Women’s Movement Collaborative Project

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Photo Credit: The Women’s Movement Collaborative This weekend I had a fantastic experience at the Women’s Movement Collaborative project at the Original Strength Institute in Fuquay Varina, about 30 minutes from where I live. First of all, having a local event so well aligned with my personal and business goals and dreams was SO cool. I feel like I always...
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7 Risks of Hormonal Birth Control (And My Preferred Alternative!)

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Hormonal birth control – or “The Pill” – is touted by conventional gynecologists as a foolproof and completely safe way to prevent pregnancy, and to treat irregular cycles and other hormone related disorders like PCOS and endometriosis. Gynecologists are often too quick to prescribe the pill or an IUD without discussing some of the potential risks or consequences of using...
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Is An Unhealthy Gut Causing Your Estrogen Dominance?

Modern lifestyles filled with nutrient poor diets, chronic stress and little down time can wreak havoc on hormones. Most of my clients come to me with hormonal issues such as HPA axis dysfunction, period irregularities, fertility issues, bad PMS and/or estrogen dominance. Sometimes all the above! Women with hormone dysfunction and estrogen dominance who fail to respond to diet and...
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The Unexpected Benefits of Getting Your Period Back

Last year, one of my awesome clients Sami submitted an (unsolicited) review of the work we did together. It was so great to see the transformation she had made in just a few months! Even though Sami looked like a perfectly healthy and happy young woman on the outside, on the inside she knew something was wrong. And all the...
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Do You Have a Normal and Healthy Period?

Do you consider your period to be “normal”? And do you even know what a healthy period looks like? You’re not alone. It’s incredible how many women are unaware of what’s considered a normal healthy period. And there are thousands of women suffering in silence because they assume their debilitating symptoms are how things are supposed to be for a...
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Women Are Not Small Men (Join Me in LA this Saturday!)

WOMEN ARE NOT SMALL MEN Cali friends, you free this Saturday? Join me and Lara Briden in LA for a pop-up women’s health seminar! We’ll be taking a fresh look at women’s health and a long overdue conversation about the many ways that female hormones affect metabolism, training, and general health. Discussion will include: – alternatives to hormonal birth control...
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Gut Infections: Why You Should Test, Not Guess

With our growing understanding of the microbiome, gut health has taken center stage as a major mediator of health and disease. Disturbances in the microbiome, particularly gut infections, are being linked to many diseases and chronic health issues. Recently there’s been an explosion of internet-based information and websites focusing on treating gut imbalances and pathogens. With websites filled with lengthy...
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5 Ways Drinking Tea Helps Your Hormones

Last week I discussed how coffee may not be the best option to boost energy levels and keep your hormones happy. This is especially true for slow metabolizers of caffeine and those who suffer from HPA axis dysfunction or “adrenal fatigue”. But, ditching your morning coffee ritual can be hard. Really, really hard. Trust me, I have this debate with...
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Is Coffee Bad For Your Hormones?

If you’re anything like me, you might have a love-hate relationship with coffee. Love it, because it’s delicious and an energizing start to your morning. Hate it, because it overstimulates and ultimately causes energy crashes and hormone dysfunction when drunk in excess. And if you’re reading this blog, you’re probably wondering if coffee is bad for your health, particularly your...
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