Living with migraine headaches

As a migraine suffer myself since puberty, at the age of 12, I understand how debilitating these can be.  I now know that hormonal fluctuations during puberty can influence brain structure and function especially when combined with genetic and epigenetic factors and lead to enhanced susceptibility of a migraine condition. No two people experience migraine […]

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 […]

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 […]