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Do Mannequins Menstruate?

Do Mannequins Menstruate? Science says̷...

Feb 13, 20148 Comments690 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 Comments794 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

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Overcoming hypothalamic amenorrhea

Jul 22, 201384 Comments5325 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 Comments4209 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 Comments841 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, 2012166 Comments36561 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, 201274 Comments3795 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

carbohydrates for women by stefani

Carbohydrates for Fertility and Health

May 31, 2012158 Comments8707 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, 201293 Comments4288 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

psychological stress and hypothalamic amenorrhea by stefani

The HPA axis: Psychological Stress and Hypo...

Apr 27, 201224 Comments627 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