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Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Category

Do Mannequins Menstruate?

Do Mannequins Menstruate? Science says̷...

Feb 13, 20148 Comments121 Views

Mannequins do not menstruate, and  this is not just because they are made out of plastic. Here are some images of mannequins in clothes and

I Failed, Gained 15 Pounds and Saved my Life

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

Jan 21, 201431 Comments182 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, 201383 Comments1078 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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Low on Progesterone? Why Stress Reduction M...

Mar 19, 201346 Comments944 Views

One of the biggest hormone problems that plagues women is having low progesterone levels.   On some level this is natural: it happens during menopause,

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Psychological stress and female hormones: a...

Oct 10, 20126 Comments80 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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Hormonal Acne: Where It’s Coming From...

Jul 19, 2012163 Comments7290 Views

One common trope in the natural health world is that acne is caused by irritants to the gut lining and inflammation. The idea is that

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PCOS and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: what̵...

Jul 03, 201273 Comments666 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, 2012157 Comments1731 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, 201292 Comments761 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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The HPA axis: Psychological Stress and Hypo...

Apr 27, 201223 Comments155 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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