What is Estrogen Dominance?

Did you know that there are at least two dozen identified estrogens in the human body, and they have a wide variety of functions? These estrogens are uniquely responsible for the growth and development of female sexual characteristics and reproduction.  Estrogen controls the growth of the uterine [...] read more

Somethin' for the Fellas: Maca Superfood Smoothie

Image: Osha Key Earlier this week I explained the reality of Male Adrenal Fatigue – the release of the hormone cortisol by the adrenal glands can affect testosterone levels in the body, greatly impacting men’s energy, sex drive & performance, and muscle development. One of my [...] read more

Male Adrenal Fatigue: The Struggle is Real

Image: Sam Solomon Often when I speak of adrenal fatigue it’s in the context of women’s health. Women and men tend to react differently to stress, but this doesn’t mean the same physiological conditions are brewing just below the surface. [...] read more

A Breakfast for Baby-Makin'!

Image: Julie Daniluk In my last post I provided some rules for eating for fertility. Adjusting your diet is one way to combat the detrimental effects of stress, and make your body ripe (pardon the pun) for conception. [...] read more

Food for Fertility

Image: Henrique Felix I talked last week about how fertility is heavily impacted by stress, and one of the stressors I mentioned was food. GMO and inorganic food can be latent with chemicals and hormones that seriously stress out our body. What’s worse, some of those chemicals and unwanted [...] read more

How Stress May be Stumping Your Summer Loving

Image: Tim Stief Usually around this time of year I go into how important it is to RELAX and enjoy the rest of the summer, before gearing up for the busyness of fall. And while I still totally advocate for a device-free vacation, long walks with your family, and warm summer nights in the backyard, [...] read more
On August 18, 2016, posted in: Blog , Fertility , Hormones , Stress Management , Women's Health