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Our History as an LGBTQ-Inclusive Practice

Ya'll, it's so amazing to reread this article right now and remind myself why I'm doing this work, and also heartbreaking that I can't do this work right now because of the COVID-19 shut down orders. đŸ˜« If you missed the article the first time around, check it out! I am featured along with several … Continue reading

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Balance Your Hormones While You Sleep

  How to Balance Hormones with Sleep. Enough quality sleep builds our immune systems, repairs cellular damage, reduces inflammation in the body, and resets hormones (including regulating our blood sugar levels and stress hormones).  With chronic sleep deprivation (6 hours or less per night), our cortisol (stress hormone) levels begin to rise, negatively affecting not … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Eliminate Cancer-Causing Estrogens

  What are Xenoestrogens? Xenoestrogens are hormones in the environment that mimic estrogen. Unlike naturally produced estrogens, when xenoestrogens enter our bodies they disrupt our endocrine systems, throwing our hormones out of whack and potentially causing cancer, especially breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, and prostate cancer. Xenoestrogens are most commonly found in plastics, pesticides, … Continue reading

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How to Balance Your Hormones with Exercise

  How to Balance Hormones with Exercise. We all know exercise is good for us. We also know that too much of a good thing isn't good after all. This applies to exercise too! When we exercise, we put our bodies in a state of stress. Cortisol, the 'stress hormone', increases when we exercise just like … Continue reading

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6 Ways Water Helps You Balance Your Hormones

  We Are Water. Water makes up 1/2 to 1/3 of our body weight. Our bodies depend on water for nearly all processes. When we're not well hydrated, our tissues aren't well hydrated, and this can disrupt our body systems, including hormone regulation. Water is necessary to flush out excess toxins and hormones. You know … Continue reading

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Healthy Fats

  Fat is good for you. Coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention lately, but after 30 years of being told otherwise, you still might have a hard time wrapping your head around the fact that fat can be good for you. We are made of fats! Fat cells make up our bone marrow … Continue reading

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Fiber Fiber Fiber!

  Everyone knows fiber is important, but do you know why? You've probably heard that fiber is a good way to maintain regular bowel movements. Maybe you've even heard about its possible role in preventing colon cancer or that fiber is beneficial for immunity. You may not know that fiber can balance your hormones too! Fiber … Continue reading