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Leptin and Why You Should Love Your Booty

Aug 05, 20142 Comments305 Views

  The following is a guest post by a fellow health blogger – Kate – who had an infertility problem then fell in love with

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I Failed, Gained 15 Pounds and Saved my Lif...

Jan 21, 201431 Comments150 Views

The one thing that we talk about most in this community is how to be in hormone balance. How to be fertile. How to enjoy

Overcoming hypothalamic amenorrhea

Jul 22, 201382 Comments913 Views

  Far back in the very beginning weeks of this blog, I wrote a long series of articles on the sources of infertility.    In

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Psychological stress and female hormones: a...

Oct 10, 20126 Comments70 Views

While the title of this post may sound hyperbolic, it nonetheless is grounded in truth.  There are a wide variety of dietary and lifestyle factors

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PCOS and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: what̵...

Jul 03, 201273 Comments522 Views

PCOS is complicated.  It’s an easy diagnosis, but the causes of it are rarely understood.  This is because cysts crop up under a wide variety

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Carbohydrates for Fertility and Health

May 31, 2012155 Comments1478 Views

I spend a disproportionate amount of my time telling women to eat carbohydrates (read: “safe starches”–see below).  The thing is, a low carbohydrate diet (<50g/day)

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Paleo and Amenorrhea: How Extremity Can Mak...

May 22, 201291 Comments642 Views

The volume of emails I receive from women who start having menstrual problems on a paleo diet is staggering.    It is not an enormous

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Hypocretin Neurons: The Link Between Fastin...

Apr 30, 201222 Comments78 Views

There is a hell of a dichotomy occurring in the Paleo blogosphere this month.   99 percent of the time I am pleased as Pooh

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Leptin, Sleep, and Obesity: Is Reduced Slee...

Apr 30, 20125 Comments28 Views

The literature on sleep and obesity is becoming dense.  Lots of things happen to people when they sleep.   One of them has to do

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The HPA axis: Psychological Stress and Hypo...

Apr 27, 201222 Comments129 Views

I’m going to pick up here where I left off on my last post.  There, I covered the role that exercise and energy deficits play

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