When it comes to cholesterol, the Goldilocks principle applies: we want to have the right amount. So, if cholesterol and other fats in the blood
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Understanding TSH When the thyroid gland isn’t working optimally, it affects your whole body—from your bowels to your brain (think brain fog), to your body
A common scenario A girl might be 10 years old, and life is good. Her energy is fine. She might have some challenges with friends
The combined oral contraceptive pill (OCP), commonly known as ‘the Pill’, is one of the most well-known prescribed medications. Yet, it is something that many
Progesterone is one of our key sex hormones and its name gives some indication of what it does in the body (think ‘pro-gestation’). Yet it
The hormonal IUD—commonly known by the brand name Mirena®—is a small, plastic T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus. It is considered a long-acting
We all have moments of stress in our lives and our bodies are designed to cope with small bursts of it. However, in our modern
Too many people are led to believe that ageing and weight gain go hand in hand. The thing is, if this was the case, everyone would put on weight as they aged – and this does not happen.
Of the tens of thousands of women I’ve met, one of the more common hormonal patterns I see is estrogen dominance. This is where estrogen levels are too high in relation to progesterone in the second half of a woman’s cycle.
How often do you feel overwhelmed by the everyday tasks in your life? When everything feels urgent or we perceive immense amounts of pressure in our daily lives, it communicates stress to our body. And for far too many people, this is becoming a daily occurrence