Do your lady parts actually need that “PH Balanced” wash?

Vaginal washing is a common practice worldwide, and is motivated by perceptions that the vagina by nature is “unhygienic” (1). Methods of vaginal washing vary greatly across different regions. In the united states, women are more likely to douche (using a jet or stream of water) a few times a month using commercial products (1). […]

Do I really need to lose weight in order to get pregnant?

When you have been struggling with infertility, Dr. Google can be an overwhelming resource. Most women want to know everything that they can do to help improve their chances of conceiving, whether that is through improving their response to IVF medications or improving egg quality and hormone balance to conceive through IUI or natural cycles. […]

What do the cysts on my ovaries actually mean?

My doctor told me I have cysts on my ovaries, does this mean I have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)? This is an extremely common question I get from my patients. Given the name, “Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome”, it would make a ton of sense that if you were told you had cysts on your ovaries, this would […]

[Video/ Audio] What does a diagnosis of PCOS actually mean

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 Have you been diagnosed with Polycystic ovarian syndrome? Do you think you may be suffering from PCOS but have yet to be diagnosed?  This latest podcast episode is for you!  In this episode I talk about the following :  What does the diagnosis actually mean ? Why is it so difficult to get a […]

Gut Health & Mental Health

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  The gut brain connection is so important when it comes to your mental health. In this video learn about :  The connection between our gut and how we feel  The importance of blood sugar regulation  The latest research on gut health and mental health   How food plays a major role  Probiotics  ….and more !  […]

Hormone Testing 101

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 Have you ever tested your hormones? . If so, how ?     Has your doctor sent you for a blood test? Did they tell you to get your blood draw done on a certain day, or time of day ? . Were you able to get the information you needed from your testing ? […]

My Top 5 Tips for Managing Your Stress!

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My top 5 Tips for Managing your stress ! Are you finding yourself  stressed and overwhelmed ? . Did you know ? Many chronic diseases have actually been linked to long term stress ! . Here are my top 5 ways to manage stress : . ✨ Castor oil Packs – Castor oil helps facilitate relaxation and reduces inflammation . Castor oil […]

Obeso-what? How our environment is making us fat!

What is an obesogen? Are you eating healthy, exercising and still not losing weight? Your environment may actually be to blame!  Many people do not realize the impact that the environment can have on our hormones, and that many chemicals actually have the capability of disrupting hormones and preventing weight loss.  Our hormones help us […]

Tackling Your Sugar Cravings !

Tackling Your Sugar Cravings

Can we really be addicted to sugar? The answer is Definitely! Eating too much sugar leads to an increased risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, increased blood sugar (diabetes), and increased cholesterol).  So how can you combat your cravings?  Exercise Decreases food cravings Increases restraint when highly craved foods are present Natural antidepressant […]

The Doctor’s Kitchen- 10 Foods You’ll Always Find in my kitchen!

1 – Beets Beets are a great source of antioxidants, folate, magnesium, fibre, vitamin C and helps your liver in its detox pathways! I love adding regular cooked or pickled beets to salads, or just to eat on their own! 2- Avocado  Avocado has tons of healthy fats which help to keep you fuller, longer. […]