Healing PMDD with Rebecca Sairs

Healing PMDD with Rebecca Sairs

One of the most popular episodes on Hormonally Speaking is with Rebecca Sairs about PMDD. We didn't have a chance to cover her story during that episode, so I thought I'd bring her back to find out how she first discovered she had PMDD and the ups and downs of healing...

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Super Heavy Periods? Here’s Some Relief

Super Heavy Periods? Here’s Some Relief

Please note: This is a guest post from Sara Lopez, Womenʼs Health Coach + Certified Hormone Specialist. She is hosting an International Adenomyosis Summit on May 25th-30th. You can sign up for free here! So many times I have wondered how Iʼm going to make it through...

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Timing, Options, And The “Why” Of Hormone Testing

Timing, Options, And The “Why” Of Hormone Testing

Photo: Lacie Slezak You wouldn't believe how many clients come to me with hormone issues and when I ask if their OB-GYN has ever tested their hormones, they were told, "it's pointless, because hormones fluctuate so much." Or, if they were lucky enough to get tests,...

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Why I Quit Soy After Having A Large Fibroid

Why I Quit Soy After Having A Large Fibroid

Photo by Tran Mau Tri Tam Yep, I gave soy the boot. Phytoestrogens are heavily debated when it comes to hormone health. So I thought I'd write a post on the "why" I gave soy up after sporting a relatively large fibroid. First, what is a phytoestrogen? Simply put, it...

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My Favorite Supplements for Everyone

My Favorite Supplements for Everyone

What's the question I get asked the most? Without a doubt, it's "What supplements should I be taking?" This is SUCH a loaded question. Not only do you need different nutrients for different ailments - and no, I generally don't believe in traditional multis as a...

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Rebuilding Your Gut Post-Antibiotics

Rebuilding Your Gut Post-Antibiotics

During undergrad, I ended up taking three rounds of antibiotics. During undergrad, I ended up taking three rounds of antibiotics. Each time, it was for strep throat. I don't remember the specifics of every time, but I do remember one being during the summer of 1997,...

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Before Everything Changed

Before Everything Changed

Once upon a time, there lived a fibroid named Ferdie. Ferdie was born and housed inside the Lady. She didn’t know of his existence until one day, when she was in a rush to get to her royal dance court but realized her menstrual cycle had begun, so she quickly...

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This piece was originally posted on my Instagram account. You can find it here. I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve struggled with judging myself with food and drink. It’s hard to get through a Holistic Health Education program and a...

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Friday Q&A: How do you heal from trauma on a budget?

Friday Q&A: How do you heal from trauma on a budget?

Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash Here's another round of our Friday Q&A: Q: How do you heal from trauma on a budget? A: This question is certainly apropos today, when the world found out the devastating news that Anthony Bourdain had committed suicide, just a...

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Friday Q&A: How do I improve digestion?

Friday Q&A: How do I improve digestion?

Photo by Alison Marras on Unsplash It's Friday, and time for our answer and question session. This week's question is:   Q: How do I improve digestion—aside from not eating fast food?   A: Well, first of all, I'm glad you understand eating fast...

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