That postpartum symptom no one told you about…
Okay, I’m going to say it mama, postpartum hemorrhoids are real pain in the ***. When they told you about pregnancy, they DIDN’T tell you that even if you didn’t have constipation, pregnancy & postpartum hemorrhoids will [probably] happen, and once they do, well definitely won’t be going away on their own ! DID YOU […]
[Video/ Audio ] How Your Thyroid Could be Sabotaging your Weight loss efforts
Is your thyroid sabotaging your weight loss efforts? Are you getting the testing you need to ensure your thyroid is being fully evaluated? Have you been told your “thyroid is fine” , but are still having trouble shedding excess weight? Learn about what testing you should be getting done to fully evaluate your thyroid & […]
My Pregnancy Journey & The Things No one tells you
For those who do not already know, I am almost 6 months pregnant! (Time flies….. or does it..?) Join me as I get a little bit personal & talk about my experiences in pregnancy so far. I am talking about : The symptoms that have nothing to do with morning sickness The many […]
Why I love Castor Oil!
Topically, castor oil is a go-to simple treatments for a variety of ailments including : Constipation Incorporate the topical application of castor oil as an addition to your constipation treatment protocol & your current nightly self care routine. Note : This is topical application ONLY. Castor oil can increase menstrual blood flow so women […]
Do you suffer from Estrogen Dominance?
Have you ever heard of the the term Estrogen Dominance? It is a term often thrown around in naturopathic offices, but something a medical doctor would not normally diagnose a patient with. The term estrogen dominance, to some, implies that the problems are due to an estrogen excess. When your doctor runs your blood work, […]
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: How does insulin resistance fit in ?
[ Grab your free blood sugar management guide here ! ] Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome & Insulin Resistance. When it comes to polycystic ovarian syndrome, the first thing most people think of is the hormone imbalances. With the irregular periods, acne, and unwanted hair there are obvious imbalances in sex hormones (testosterone, estrogen , progesterone), but what […]
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome & Implications for the future of Women’s Health
First off, lets start with the basics: what exactly IS PCOS ( Polycystic ovarian syndrome )? PCOS is a complex disorder characterized by irregular periods, mild obesity & signs of androgen excess (ie. unwanted hair & acne). Approximately 33% of women suffering from PCOS present with acne and 60-70% of women present with unwanted hair. […]
Weight loss series #2 – Keeping your thyroid in check
Many people don’t realize that your thyroid plays a number of very important roles in different aspects of your health, all of which can contribute to unintended weight gain. The thyroid gland is a gland located in your neck, and is responsible for the production and secretion of thyroid hormones, which have the following actions […]
Weight loss series #1 – Why Eating healthy & exercising may not be enough.
Weight loss is something most people work hard towards achieving, however, sometimes feel like they are fighting a lose-lose battle with never seeing any results. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting a blog series dedicated to weight loss and helping you understand the complex nature of weight loss that sometimes can make […]
My 5 Tips For Healthy Eating!
CLICK HERE to get your FREE PDF guide to healthy eating! In health Dr. Laura, ND