STRESS & YOUR MONTHLY

If you’ve ever had a really stressful month or you’ve been following a new routine or diet (which your body perceives as “stress” because it is a stray from your normal), you might have experienced your monthly coming early or a bit late – or not even coming at all. Obviously eliminating all stress isContinue reading “STRESS & YOUR MONTHLY”

MISSING PERIOD? what does this mean

A loss of period or absence of menstruation is medically known as amenorrhea. This is a common phenomenon but it’s not normal. If your cycle length changes drastically from one month to the next, we need to determine what the root cause is. Here are some reasons why you may experience a loss of periodContinue reading “MISSING PERIOD? what does this mean”

The Fifth Vital Sign

There are 4 primary vital signs: body temp, blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory rate. For women, your menstrual cycle can be referred to as the your fifth vital sign – YES that’s how important it is!!Having hormonal fluctuations throughout the cycle directly affects our mood, metabolism, bone health, sex drive, energy, sleep, fertility andContinue reading “The Fifth Vital Sign”

Exercise and your cycle.

How exercise can be used as a tool to support your monthly cycle. Your period and cycle should come and go with minimal interference with life. If you find yourself suffering from severe PMS, heavy bleeding, breakouts, bad cramps or intense mood swings its time to start finding what the root cause may be andContinue reading “Exercise and your cycle.”

The phases of the cycle

The menstrual cycle includes several phases. The exact timing of the phases of the cycle is a little bit different for every woman and can change over time. Cycle days (approximate) Events of the menstrual cycle Days 1-5 The first day of menstrual bleeding is considered Day 1 of the cycle.Your period can last anywhere from 3Continue reading “The phases of the cycle”

Ways to Improve Your Gut Health Today

When it comes to gut health its important to understand that there is irritation to the gut lining, therefore symptoms like bloating, digestive issues and skin irritations occur. So in order to repair the gut we need to remove the irritants before starting the repair phase. Removal is vital. The process is called the 3Continue reading “Ways to Improve Your Gut Health Today”

Got gut issues??

So, whats causing your gut issues? It could be one or several things – and its totally individual and dependent on your history regarding illness, medications, diet and stress. Here is a common list of irritants that we often see with clients: Processed foods, sugar, and unrefined carbs. Unknown food sensitivity (lots of bloating/ gasContinue reading “Got gut issues??”

Are you ready to lose weight?

How do you know if you are ready to lose weight?? Have you just decided okay : “I have gained weight, time to lose weight, so ill slash the calorie intake and start exercising 2 hours a day?!” – if this is you comment with a yellow heart. Or have you checked in with yourselfContinue reading “Are you ready to lose weight?”