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How Your Blood Sugar is Affecting Your Thyroid

How Your Blood Sugar is Affecting Your Thyroid

It’s not uncommon for someone to have both diabetes and a thyroid disease. In fact, having diabetes or metabolic syndrome, increases your risk of developing a thyroid disease—and vice versa (1).  Up to 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition, and the go-to remedy is prescription medication or synthetic hormone replacement that must be maintained…

03: Natural Support for Thyroid Issues
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03: Natural Support for Thyroid Issues

 It’s estimated that 13.4% to 38% of the population is affected by Hashimotos, making it the most common autoimmune disease in the U.S. but also the world. One in five women experience this autoimmune condition throughout their lifetime! The most common way to remedy this is through prescription medication, or synthetic hormones, that must…

5 Essential Oils for Hyperthyroidism and DIY Recipes
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5 Essential Oils for Hyperthyroidism and DIY Recipes

Almost 20 million Americans suffer from thyroid disease (1). Rather than deciding on prescription medication or lifetime synthetic hormones, it could be a good idea to look into diet and lifestyle changes to help support and heal your thyroid. Today, we’re talking about essential oils for hyperthyroidism, an all-natural way to support common symptoms that…

6 Essential Oils for Hypothyroidism
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6 Essential Oils for Hypothyroidism

Up to 20 million Americans have some sort of thyroid disease (1), and the most common go-to remedy is prescription medication or synthetic hormones that must be maintained for life! If you want to bypass (sometimes unnecessary) prescription medications, ease common ailments and symptoms, and support thyroid healing, keep reading. Today, we’re talking specifically about…

What is Estrogen?

What is Estrogen?

As women, we hear over and over again about estrogen. Whether we have symptoms like infertility and low mood or non-existent energy and debilitating PMS, estrogen seems to have its hand in it. But what exactly is estrogen, and how can we support healthy estrogen levels for a healthy life? That’s what we’re learning in…

109: How to Use Essential Oils for Hormone Balance
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109: How to Use Essential Oils for Hormone Balance

Whether it’s period issues, hot flashes, acne, anxiety, brain fog or full blown adrenal fatigue, essential oils can help. In this episode, I am diving into the best essential oils for hormone balance. Hormone imbalances are super common among women. Oftentimes, the medical system starts with synthetic medications. Today, I want to shed light on…

8 Hormone Balancing Benefits of Maca
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8 Hormone Balancing Benefits of Maca

For thousands of years, people in the Andes regions of Peru and Bolivia have used maca as food and medicine. The root, scientifically known as Lepidium meyenii and sometimes called Peruvian Ginseng, grows wildly in harsh conditions, making it a food staple for the people of Central Peru. Maca supports the people to adapt, reproduce,…

How Bad Can Stress Affect Your Period?
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How Bad Can Stress Affect Your Period?

Stress doesn’t just impact your mind. Financial problems, relationship issues, past trauma,  a pandemic, and other modern day stressors can all have serious impacts on your body. On top of serious fatigue, headaches, insomnia, breakouts and gut issues, stress  can also have a negative impact on your menstrual cycle.  If you’ve been noticing your period…

The Number 1 Thing You Need to Do to Balance Hormone Levels

The Number 1 Thing You Need to Do to Balance Hormone Levels

As I was scrolling Instagram the other day, one post stopped me in my tracks. Sara Gottfried, hormone help doctor and one of my favorite authors, reposted a photo from her Twitter. It read, “In my experience, excess stress is the central story at the root of hormonal imbalance for women over 35.” As soon…

Natural Remedies for Postpartum Hair Loss
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Natural Remedies for Postpartum Hair Loss

Congratulations! You’ve had a baby. The hardships of pregnancy are over—now onto the difficulties of postpartum. After welcoming your baby into the world, you may experience postpartum hair loss. This may come as a bummer, especially if you experienced the luscious locks that pregnancy sometimes brings. After birth, losing hair (in sometimes large globs) is…