Mood, anxiety and female hormones

Fluctuations in our hormones affect mood, sleep, motivation, memory and cognition, and women are up to 3 times more likely to suffer from depression than men. The process of hormone creation in our bodies is a complicated process requiring nutrients obtained from diet, what you eat can go a long way to addressing symptoms of […]

How To Keep Your Breasts Healthy

October is breast cancer awareness month and the information given on websites and pamphlets emphasizes statistics on women contracting breast cancer, finding a cure and treatment options, there is very little information teaching women what we can all do to prevent it in the first place. In the words of Dr Christian Northrup, a New York Times best-selling author, […]

Fat, fatigued, and stressed!

Maybe this is you? You can’t seem to lose the weight. You’re tired all the time no matter how much sleep you get, and you feel like you can’t seem to get on top of all the things you have to do. For many women from their late 30’s onwards, “fat, fatigued and overly stressed” […]

Endometriosis Awareness month

Hello March!  Well for us in the southern hemisphere it’s the beginning of Autumn the season of change and I am looking forward to the crunching of the leaves under my feet and those beautiful autumn mornings.  Another thing that is happening in March is it’s International Endometriosis month (http://www.endomarch.org/) , so in support of […]

Menopause

Ok, so this is something all us females will eventually go through! And is often one of the biggest hurdles for women in their late 40’s early 50’s to transition through. So I thought I would give you a bit of a low down on what’s going on, what the main symptoms are, and what […]

Endometriosis

In this article I hope to give an overview of this mysterious but increasingly common condition, it is the illness of competition, coming about when a women’s emotional needs are competing with how she is operating in the outside world, i.e. they are in conflict. Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial cell growth […]

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) Part 2

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PSOC) is a complex endocrine disorder, with multiple theorised causes and long term health effects not only related to fertility but other metabolic health complications such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes. Exact cause for PCOS is unknown, with multiple theories being put forward, yet it appears to have strong links insulin resistance and elevated […]