Hormones

Not Getting A Period: What’s The Big Deal?

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Something I’ve noticed more often since launching my online program, Get Your Period Back, is that there are many women who don’t take a missing period seriously enough. There’s a prominent cultural attitude that not getting a period is no big deal. Many women, especially athletes, go months and sometimes years without a period. Some of these women gush about...
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Can God Heal Infertility?

Can God heal infertility? Lia's miraculous pregnancy is a testament to God’s goodness and faithfulness. Read this article for proof!
This post is for those of you wondering… can God heal infertility or any other illness? It’s also for those of you who are struggling with faith in general and are the type of people who need to “see it to believe it.” I get you… I have that issue myself! And while “faith is the confidence in what we hope...
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What Real Health Means To Me

Have you ever really considered what “health” even means? Or at least what it means to you? It’s so easy to assume that health is measured by your jeans size, body fat percentage, or even simply the dietary philosophy you identify with. Most of the “health experts” we see on social media make it look like our appearance is the primary...
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Is Breakfast Important? 3 Reasons Why You Should Eat A Morning Meal

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One of the most fervently debated questions in the field of nutrition is this: Is breakfast important to eat or not? While many of us grew up learning that breakfast is important to eat every day for good health, lately there’s been a lot of discussion about the benefits of intermittent fasting. Many people argue that forgoing breakfast is better...
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How Sleep Keeps Your Period on Track (Plus 3 Tips For Sleeping Better)

Sleep is an easy thing to neglect. There is no denying the world around us is overworked and overstimulated. Taking the appropriate amount of time at night to get some shut eye without any disturbances may sometimes seem impossible. There’s so much to do, so much to see, so much happening on TV and in the news and on our...
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Amenorrhea in Athletes: 5 Tips For Athletic Women to Get Their Period Back

While it’s hard to estimate how many active women are dealing with a missing period, it’s undeniable that amenorrhea is a huge issue in the women’s athletic community. A recent article by Outside Magazine explained how common the loss of menstrual function is in competitive athletes. In it, they wrote: “Researchers estimate that as many as 60 percent of exercising women...
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How Eating Carbs Can Help Heal Your Hormones

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Low carb diets are all the rage right now in the nutrition and health world. And it’s true, cutting carbs can help with weight loss and health improvements for some people. There are plenty of examples of people who significantly improved their health by going low carb. But for many people – women especially – keeping carbs too low for too...
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Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: 3 Unexpected Reasons Your Period Hasn’t Come Back

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In my practice, I meet many women who aren’t having regular periods. The absence of a menstrual cycle can be especially stressful for women who are trying to conceive a baby or hope to get pregnant in the future.  There are dozens of reasons why a woman might not get her period regularly, but one of the most common diagnoses...
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Sugar: Is It Really That Bad For You?

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Move over fat, sugar is the new public enemy #1 in your kitchen cabinet. For years, the nutrition and food industries have blamed dietary fat – saturated fat in particular – for the rise in chronic diseases like heart disease, obesity and diabetes. But with the case against fat crumbling, many mainstream health and wellness experts have now targeted sugar...
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Hacking PMS: How To Solve 7 Common Causes of Premenstrual Syndrome

When I was at my lowest point of health in the last few years, one of the most frustrating symptoms I was experiencing was fairly severe PMS. While I’ve always had a little moodiness and cramping prior to the first day of my period, I was noticing far more disruptive symptoms such as exhaustion, severe cramping that would even wake me...
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