5 Common Root Causes of Hormonal Imbalance

Being a woman it is easy to blame any of our hormonal symptoms on the main hormones in our menstrual cycle namely estrogen and progesterone, and rightfully so as both

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Understanding Estrogen Dominance

Of all the hormone-related topics that I have tried to understand, estrogen dominance has been one of the most confusing.  The misconception for me was that if you have “estrogen

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Turmeric for period pain, endometriosis and estrogen dominance plus White Chocolate Turmeric Latte with DHOW

Turmeric has gained very wide popularity in recent years and for good reason. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory that has been shown to be similarly effective with some painkillers in

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How to Eat Plant-Based for your Cycle: Follicular Phase

To recap, the follicular phase is the first part of the menstrual cycle starting on day one which is the first day of the period and leading up to ovulation.

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Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

As I dive deeper into the hormone space, I want to write more and more articles around hormone health and balancing,  but it is hard to do so when there

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How Phytoestrogens Affect Women’s Hormones

My research into phytoestrogens and how they affect hormones started many many years ago and the very beginning of my health journey over ten years ago. At that stage, I

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What I Eat in a Day in my Follicular Phase. Plant-Based eating for Estrogen

I have been meaning to do a what I eat in a day for my hormones post for a long time. Truth be told I have not spent a lot

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The Best Plant Based Foods for Low Estrogen

but when it comes to raising low estrogen for women in reproductive years (not postmenopausal women) they can only help once the root cause of low estrogen is addressed. In most cases the root cause involves; not eating enough, exercising too much and excessive stress. Addressing these issues is what brings about real change, and only after these problems are rectified is it ok to lean on these foods for extra support.

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How I Raised my Low Estrogen Levels Naturally

This article is written for young women of reproductive age, not women in peri menopause. I was in my early 20s when I was struggling with severely low estrogen, the

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Is Soy Safe for Womens Hormones

  My journey to balancing my hormones began many years ago so I had to make a decision early on if eating soy was going to be beneficial for me

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