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Is Pain Keeping You From Getting Pregnant?

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Are you one of the millions of women who is struggling with chronic pain? Well, it may just surprise you to hear that your pain may be keeping you from getting pregnant.  Headaches, gut pain, menstrual cramps, joint pain, backaches and old injuries have many women reaching of a bottles of Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Midol, and NSAIDs to get symptom relief. And …

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7 Facts About Depression That Will Blow You Away

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Adapted from A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD I am so pleased to share with you this guest post, 7 Facts About Depression That Will Blow You Away, from my friend and colleague Dr. Kelly Brogan. If you’ve felt that your depression isn’t only in your head, is a symptom of something deeper or are looking for …

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Can gluten cause infertility?

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Can gluten cause infertility? It is a question on many women’s minds… especially when they’ve tried everything to get pregnant. There’s a lot to say about gluten and its effects on your health. Practitioners may recommend that you avoid gluten for a number of reasons – to lower systemic inflammation, increase cognitive function, or to help reduce the symptoms of …

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Prescribed the Birth Control Pill for Your PCOS? Here’s Why That’s Dangerous

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A woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is often met with the birth control pill, maybe an androgen blocker and then sent along her merry way. Told there is nothing that can be done. Told she will never conceive naturally. And told that it’s just in her genes. And since she is more likely to experience anxiety or depression at …

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Are These 3 Things Hating on Your Hormones?

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Hormone troubles can begin as early as adolescence and follow us throughout our lives. Yup, hormone balance doesn’t end when your period does! Hormone health is not just for women who want to get pregnant or have nasty PMS symptoms! If you suffer from skin issues like acne or dry skin, digestive dysfunction, mood imbalance, or fatigue, it’s likely you …

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The Super Antioxidant Smoothie that Boosts Male Fertility

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An antioxidant rich diet can go a long way when it comes to male fertility. Today’s guest post by my associate, Dr. Laura Wollman, includes a delicious super antioxidant filled smoothie for future dads! Enjoy! Dr. Jolene Brighten Free Radicals & Fertility Free radicals, which are produced by the body and encountered in our environment, cause destruction to the cells …

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Easy Detox Tool for Happy Hormones

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Your body is a wondrous thing – constantly working to remove toxins and excess hormones, while converting the food you eat into nutrients that fuel every cell in your body There are natural detoxification pathways that help to process and clear exogenous chemicals, excess hormones, and cellular waste from the body. This is how the body avoids the buildup of …

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I’m thrilled to share my new book with you, Healing Your Body Naturally After Childbirth: The New Mom’s Guide to Navigating the Fourth Trimester!

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