Posts in Hormones
How I Grew My Hair 6+ Inches After Years of Thinning, Breakage, Loss & Lack of Growth

After years of my dealing with hair loss, thinning, breakage and lack of growth, I decided to dive into the ‘why’ behind all things hair and figure out the potential causes not only to be able to regain the strength of my own hair, but to then help all of you! Finally, after much trial and error, my hair stopped falling out and actually started growing like crazy. I’m sharing the exact timeline of events, products and protocols I used to get my hair to grow 6+ inches in a few months.

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The Best Functional Medicine Detox Options + 10 Tips for Detoxing Daily

Detoxification as one of the biggest changes that people need to make. Too many people are counting calories and not enough are counting chemicals. A quality detoxification protocol supports the liver in facilitating the pathways involved in the processing and excretion of toxins. Most people experience an increased sense of wellbeing, improvement in pain and fatigue levels, enhanced cognitive function and moods, more effective sleep and wake cycles and weight loss when completing a functional medicine detox protocol. From beginner to advanced, these are some of the best detox programs and plans to help get you on your way towards a healthier lifestyle.

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10 Product Alternatives for a Toxin Free Home

With health issues such as asthma, leukemia in children and ADHD increasing by more than 50 percent over the past 45 years, one could certainly make the argument that there is a connection between all those unregulated chemicals and the decline of our country's overall health and wellness. I’ve gathered up 10 Product Alternatives for a Toxin Free Home in order to help you create a healthy living environment for you and your family.

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10 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally to Lose Weight & Transform Your Life (part 3-3)

Do any of these sound like you? Rapid weight gain, bloating, puffiness, low libido, can’t lose weight, moody, irritable, depressed, low self-confidence, fatigued, tired, need caffeine, brain fog, acne, skin rash, brittle hair and nails. These are just a few signs and symptoms that something is going on inside the body. The cause of it all- an imbalance of hormones. I’m wrapping up this 3 part series by outlining how to balance your hormones naturally to finally lose weight and transform your life.

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Parasites— How I Got Rid of them Naturally with this 12 Week Cleanse and Protocol

Like many health issues, the signs and symptoms of being infected with a parasite can mimic other illnesses or health issues such as IBS, blood sugar disregulation, SIBO, candida, adrenal fatigue, thyroid disorders, etc. Research reveals that 99.9% of Americans actually have parasites and some live asymptomatic. After picking up a parasite, I followed this 12 week protocol including herbs such as black walnut, wormwood, clove, and mimosa pudica, specific foods like pumpkin seeds, and coffee enemas, to get rid of the parasites for good and regain your health.

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How to Eat & Exercise for Your Body Type (Part 2-3)

Have you ever found yourself searching for information or an answer regarding which amounts or the types of food and exercises that are best based on (insert goal here)? In part 1, you learned how and why overtraining and undereating is not in fact the key to reaching your health and wellness goals. In this post, I discuss the best types and amounts of foods and exercise for you, based on your body type, genetics, dosha and goals.

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How Overtraining + Under-Eating Causes Hormone Imbalance & Weight Gain (Part 1-3)

Society has told us for years that if we want to lose weight, we need to eat fewer calories and burn more of them through exercise. This type of lifestyle places an enormous stress on the body, creating numerous health problems and issues including but not limited to suppressed thyroid, slowed metabolism, hormone imbalance, amenorrhea (lost period), irregular cycle, dry skin, thinning hair and/or hair loss, constant feelings of fatigue and weakness. This is part 1 of a 3-part series and sheds light on how overtraining and lack of fuel causes a number of hormone imbalances and weight gain.

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The Charcoal Challenge- 30 Days to Clearer Skin

30 days to clearer skin! Are you up for the challenge? The Charcoal Challenge lasts 4 weeks and utilizes the power of activated charcoal to draw impurities out from the skin, rosewater to tone and balance pH, and soothing ingredients like coconut oil, aloe, geranium and green tea to gently moitsurize and protect against dryness.

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Seed Cycling Balls to Balance Hormones Naturally

Seed Cycling helps to balance hormones naturally and can alleviate symptoms such as PMS, acne, weight gain, mood swings, hot flashes, night sweats, lack of libido, thin hair, brittle nails, heavy, irregular or diminished menstruation, bloating, fatigue and infertility. This Seed Cycling Balls recipe provides you with the recommended daily dose of seeds to help get your hormones and cycle back in check.

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Why You Need Celery Juice In Your Life - Recipe (Without a Juicer), Benefits & My 1 Month Experience

Celery is one of the most powerful foods on the planet, offering amazing anti-inflammatory properties, vitamins and the capability of starving unproductive bacteria, yeast, mold, fungus, and viruses that are present in the body. Celery juice has been shown to purify blood, remove toxins, increase energy, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, help with migrains and skin problems and prevent cancer. Most notable, celery juice increases low hydrochloric acid (HCL) levels in the stomach, thereby healing digestive related issues. I made Medical Medium celery juice (without a juicer) and enjoyed it first thing in the morning everyday for 1 month and noted my experience. 

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The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Survival Guide

AIP is a powerful elimination diet and lifestyle plan that lower inflammation in the body and helps people identify foods that trigger negative reactions or digestive problems. I created this AIP Survival Guide to help make the process easier. In this post you will find AIP approved foods and snacks, cookbooks, blogs, podcasts, lifestyle tips and more.

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What is the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP)?

The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol, sometimes referred to as AIP, is a therapeutic elimination diet used to help heal gut dysfunction and the immune system. The protocol uses both diet and lifestyle strategies to not only heal the body, but to also identify triggers that cause autoimmune flare-ups or unwanted symptoms.

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Personal Care Products and Hormones - Why I Switched to Safer

Environmental toxins pose a major threat to our health and wellness. The typical products we use day in and day out contain toxins, parabens, and metals that can cause cancer, hormonal disregulation, allergies, and even some disabilities. After years of struggling with hormonal imbalance, despite healthy eating and exercise habits, I made the switch to safer skin and personal care products.

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