Heal Your Gut, Heal Your Skin

The Gut-Skin Connection

Having an imbalance in your gut affects more than just your digestive and immune health. You know that a majority of the foods that we eat and consume have an effect on the overall health of our skin. What if I tell you that the health of the gut also plays a role in skin health. Today, I am going to discuss rosacea and acne and how these conditions correlate with gut health and how to address these underlying issues. Continue reading “Heal Your Gut, Heal Your Skin”

4 Contributing Risk Factors of Gut Imbalance

Why Gut Health is Important

Gut health has become a popular topic and for good reason. Over the past few years, research has shown that having an unhealthy gut can contribute to a variety of different health conditions. From mental health, chronic disease, obesity, and digestive issues maintaining a balanced gut microbiome are important. So it should be no surprise that gut health plays a role in the aging process and learning how to avoid certain risk factors that contribute to an imbalance in the gut can improve overall health and decrease the development of chronic disease and health issues. Continue reading “4 Contributing Risk Factors of Gut Imbalance”

Painful Periods & How to Manage Them

What Are Painful Periods?

Today I want to talk with you about a sensitive and personal issue. Periods. More specifically painful periods.

It is believed that 25-50% of women are affected by painful periods. 75% of adolescents experience them and 5-20% suffer from severely painful periods. Continue reading “Painful Periods & How to Manage Them”

7 Holistic Methods to Manage PMS/PMDD

PMS symptoms can usually affect 3 out of 4 women. Whereas less than 5% of women experience more severe PMS symptoms commonly associated with PMDD. PMS or Premenstrual disorder occurs between ovulation and menstruation and is triggered when progesterone and estrogen are at their highest levels during the luteal phase. Symptoms begin to present themselves around days 19-28 of the monthly cycle. PMDD or Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder is a more severe disabling form of PMS that includes physical and behavioral symptoms that disrupt daily life. Continue reading “7 Holistic Methods to Manage PMS/PMDD”

4 Factors that Contribute to Infertility

Infertility the silent struggle.

Infertility is a highly personal and very sensitive topic for many women. There are many factors and reasons that could cause infertility for a woman. Determining what those contributing factors are and how to treat them can be a struggle, to say the least. Today I am going to discuss 4 factors that can contribute to infertility.  Continue reading “4 Factors that Contribute to Infertility”

3 Menstrual Disorders You Need to Know About

Suffering from a menstrual disorder can be stressful. Aside from the obvious stress and pain, they may cause menstrual disorders can be a sign of an underlying issue. Oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, and dysmenorrhea are three of the most common menstrual disorders. Knowing the signs and symptoms of each and when you should visit your doctor can help determine what is a random abnormality and what could be a sign of something more serious. Continue reading “3 Menstrual Disorders You Need to Know About”

Top 4 Hacks to Beat Hormonal Breakouts

Defeat Hormonal Breakouts

One of the tall tell signs that you are about to start your period is that you will get a lovely little visitor someone on your face. Usually, it pops up in the most awkward place imaginable. Like the tip of your nose or smack dab in the middle of your forehead.

Although there is no surefire absolute way to guarantee that you will NEVER in life experience the horror of getting a blemish or a pimple again, there are some things you can do to decrease your chances of getting those monthly hormonal breakouts. Today I am going to share with you my top 4 Hacks on how to beat period breakouts. Continue reading “Top 4 Hacks to Beat Hormonal Breakouts”