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Hormones of the Hypothalamus

If you're familiar with my work at all, you know that I talk about the hypothalamus a lot. And that's because it is so important in keeping your hormones in harmony because your hypothalamus is...

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Genesis Gold® Side Effects

Genesis Gold is a foundational hypothalamic formula – which means it not only supports optimal hypothalamus function which balances hormones, it helps support optimal cellular metabolism.

And when the body gets what it needs to function optimally- there are side effects of healing.
The most common side effects are associated with detoxification.

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Menopause Symptoms- Are You Struggling?

Are you in perimenopause and still having periods, yet suffering from what seems like menopausal symptoms? Or are you postmenopausal and still suffering from lack of hormones? Let’s talk about what your menopause symptoms might be, and how you can thrive instead of suffer. 

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5 Pillars of Hypothalamus Healing

Your hypothalamus is critical to your health and wellbeing. How do you possibly heal a gland that most of medicine is totally ignoring? The good news is that you can heal it without drugs. The key is to follow the Five Pillars of Hypothalamus Healing.

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Adrenal Issues

Treating Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Adrenal fatigue is real. It’s when your adrenal glands become so overworked from chronic stress that they can no longer keep up with normal daily functioning. https://youtu.be/Zd4JEWyGX5U The...

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Is Cortisol Bad?

Maybe you’ve heard of cortisol as the hormone that causes belly fat. Maybe you’ve been under the impression that cortisol is bad. Well, I’m here to tell you that there are no bad hormones, only...

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Dealing with Cortisol Illness

If you want to know why cortisol makes you sick, then this article can help. Welcome back to my blog! Today, I'm going to talk all about your cortisol and why it may make you feel sick and what...

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3 Steps to Heal Your Adrenals Naturally

If you’ve been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, do you know what you can do to help heal your adrenals?  Your adrenal glands are making organs that produce many types of hormones. Hormones that...

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Gut Health

How to Improve Gut Health Naturally

If you are wondering how to improve your immune system by helping your gut, I wrote this article with you in mind. We are going to talk about how you can actually improve your immunity by healing...

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Digestion and Hormones

If you want to know how your gut affects your hormones, then this is the article, for you! Today I'm going to teach you how your digestion, your gut, your gastrointestinal tract affect your...

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When Your Gut Makes You Anxious

Remember, your gut is your second brain. And it influences the brain in your head. Mitch came to me with severe anxiety. He had been suffering from panic attacks, insomnia, and generalized anxiety...

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Keeping Your Liver Healthy

Your liver is one of the most hard-working organs in your body. The liver is responsible for detoxifying everything you put into your bodies as well as packaging up your used up hormones for...

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Hypothalamus

Hormones of the Hypothalamus

If you're familiar with my work at all, you know that I talk about the hypothalamus a lot. And that's because it is so important in keeping your hormones in harmony because your hypothalamus is...

read more

5 Pillars of Hypothalamus Healing

Your hypothalamus is critical to your health and wellbeing. How do you possibly heal a gland that most of medicine is totally ignoring? The good news is that you can heal it without drugs. The key is to follow the Five Pillars of Hypothalamus Healing.

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I’m not afraid of the Coronavirus

Woke up to more continuous rain. Now I’m not complaining – here in Southern California we need every blessed drop. But it does reflect the mood around these parts... Looks like we’re going to be...

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Feel your Emotions, Heal your Hormones

Emotions are directly influenced by hormones. Every woman knows this. As her hormones shift throughout her menstrual cycles so do her emotions. And more so when she’s pregnant or going through the...

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Immunity

What if you test positive for COVID-19?

I just consulted with my first coronavirus patient this week. Because we’re on lockdown this was a phone consult. I could hear his wife coughing in the background. So it became a family consult....

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I’m not afraid of the Coronavirus

Woke up to more continuous rain. Now I’m not complaining – here in Southern California we need every blessed drop. But it does reflect the mood around these parts... Looks like we’re going to be...

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How to Treat Allergies Naturally

Here in California, we have two distinct allergy seasons. One in the spring and one in the fall. Spring allergies seem to begin when the first daffodil blooms and since the shift in weather, it’s...

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Treating Autoimmunity Naturally

Your immune system's job is to protect you. Your bone marrow produces the soldiers – your white blood cells (WBC). These young WBCs must be trained, so they go to the thymus for boot camp. Then...

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Infertility

Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS?

It may seem impossible to get pregnant with PCOS - PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome. But let me assure you that it is possible! You just need to get your hormones in balance first. I have had many...

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How to Plan for Postpartum Depression

  Postpartum depression is a very difficult thing. Postpartum depression or PPD affects one out of five mothers. Sometimes PPD is called the baby blues. PPD can be incredibly damaging for the...

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How to treat irregular periods naturally

Your hypothalamus controls reproduction including your periods and your fertility. Your hypothalamus also controls your thyroid, adrenals, and insulin production which all affect your menstrual...

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Menopause

Menopause Symptoms- Are You Struggling?

Are you in perimenopause and still having periods, yet suffering from what seems like menopausal symptoms? Or are you postmenopausal and still suffering from lack of hormones? Let’s talk about what your menopause symptoms might be, and how you can thrive instead of suffer. 

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Why You Need an Action Plan for Menopause

Why exactly do you need a Menopause Action Plan? Think of preparing for menopause the same way you prepared for puberty. Some of you knew what to expect when you were a teenager, and some of you took it by surprise. Perhaps you didn’t have the best experience you could have because you weren’t prepared.

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Improve Your Sex Drive After Menopause!

One symptom of menopause that isn’t talked about quite as often is low libido. Low libido basically means that you have a low sex drive, and that you no longer desire sex. A low libido doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re inorgasmic, although you may find that sexual arousal takes a lot longer to achieve.

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Men’s Health

Sleep Training for Adults

Perhaps you need to do some sleep training. I’ve been helping my daughter sleep train my infant granddaughter. The baby sleep training system we’re using takes 14 days – because that’s how long it takes to set a new habit – for infants and adults. Responding only to crying at regulated times but NOT getting her out of bed, allowing her to put herself to sleep is key.

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Hormonal Weight Part 3: Man Fat

You have seen it. You may have it. You may not like it. If you are a man it is not good for you... Women can tolerate much more body fat and stay healthy. Women are the survivors. That extra body...

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Healthily Metabolizing Testosterone

If you want to know what you need to do to metabolize your testosterone safely, whether you are a man or a woman, then you will want to keep reading. Today, I'm going to show you how to metabolize...

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Thyroid and Testosterone

    Your thyroid is a small gland located below your Adam’s apple that produces hormones that control your metabolism. Low thyroid hormone production leads to low energy, high...

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Men and Hormones

  Is Male Behavior affected by Hormones? Of course! Any woman knows that. Men are as affected by their hormones as we women are affected by ours. Yet it takes a study from Cambridge...

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Mind / Body

On the other side of Covid

I’ve been writing about surviving this pandemic from as soon as we locked down in mid March. I’ve been following the medical research, watching stats, trying to determine the best way to protect...

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How to thrive in 2020

As an Intuitive Integrative Nurse Practitioner, I do more than help my patients get their hormones in balance. When you’re hormones are out of whack, your whole life is out of whack. You can’t...

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The Gift of Menopause

Oh, yes, there are many gifts of going through the change. I’m not just talking about no longer fussing over periods or worrying about getting pregnant. I’m talking about soul gifts. It’s the...

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What’s Your New Year’s Mantra?

Most of us make New Years resolutions. Promises to make changes... lose weight, make more money, get organized, be happier. Many of us make the same resolutions every year. And for a couple of...

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How to Release Your Old Story

Now more than ever, we are experiencing the growing pains of change. Yet we hang onto the old like a worn-out lifeline. It is human nature to fear change, yet change is part of life. What makes us...

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Loving Yourself Enough To Let Go

I have been encouraging my patients to literally clean out their closets. When they have felt stuck, reliving old issues over and over again, seemingly making no progress, I encourage them to see...

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Obesity

Hot Weather Workouts

If you‘re trying to get in shape for the summer but it’s just too hot—Then check out my three essential tips to get the most benefit out of your workouts so you can keep in shape in-spite of the...

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PCOS

Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS?

It may seem impossible to get pregnant with PCOS - PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome. But let me assure you that it is possible! You just need to get your hormones in balance first. I have had many...

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Alternatives to Birth Control for PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome is characterized by irregular periods. Conventional medicine uses birth control pills (BCPs) to regulate your periods and try and prevent wasting your eggs, but BCPs have...

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Thyroid Issues

Thyroid and Testosterone

    Your thyroid is a small gland located below your Adam’s apple that produces hormones that control your metabolism. Low thyroid hormone production leads to low energy, high...

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The Thyroid Demystified

Hormones affect your thyroid function especially estrogen. The dramatic shifts of pregnancy and menopause put women at greater risk for thyroid disorders and the risk increases with age. The risk...

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Natural Treatment of Thyroiditis

If you want to know how to treat thyroiditis naturally, including autoimmune hypothyroidism, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, then this video is for you! If you’re ready to get on the path to optimal...

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3 Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Symptoms

If you want to know if you might have thyroiditis, autoimmune hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Then this video is for you. Make sure to subscribe so I can help you get your hormones in...

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Women’s Health

Estradiol Side Effects

If you’re taking hormonal birth control or hormone replacement therapy, you need to know about the side effects of the most potent form of estrogen - estradiol.  Side effects from estradiol...

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