Low Progesterone

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When we think about the menstrual cycle, nothing really happens in isolation – the cycle is all related to each other. So when we talk about low progesterone, it’s most certainly not an issue happening in isolation. In fact, there is a bigger picture we must look at to find the root cause. Purpose of Progesterone In the follicular phase, …

5 Root Causes of Hormonal Dysregulation

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Chances are you’re struggling with one or more of the following symptoms: fatigue, memory loss, focus issues, anxiety, depression, weight gain. What about hormonal issues such as PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, infertility, or acne? Perhaps accompanying these symptoms are digestive problems, migraines, frequent illnesses, UTIs, seasonal allergies, or food intolerances? Holy buckets – that’s a lot! The intriguing thing is that …

Causes of Low Sex Drive

Stesha Fertility, Lifestyle, Women's Hormones

When your significant other is a total babe, but you feel no spark? Bummer! Before you do something crazy, let’s rule out any hormonal issues you might be experiencing, shall we? We’re seeing an epidemic of low testosterone levels prevalent among relatively healthy individuals which is the leading cause of low sex drive. The correlation can be attributed to high …

Get to Know Your Period

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More and more women are saying NO to the pill and YES to their own natural monthly cycles. By inviting our periods into our daily lives, we make them seem less threatening, less dreadful, and more NORMAL. Because DUH they are normal. But, do you know what’s happening with YOUR period? Does it come every month? Or skip around? How …

Types of Hormonal Birth Control

Stesha Birth Control, Women's Hormones

Do you know which type of hormonal birth control you are using? Furthermore, did your doctor even explain how it works? Most likely no, so let’s get our education on! There are 3 categories of hormonal birth control we are going to discuss today: Combo pill, mini pill, and hormonal IUDs. First of all, let’s start with that little pill …

Ladies, You Deserve Better

Stesha Birth Control, Fertility, Women's Hormones

Ladies, you deserve better! Would you love to know more about birth control pills and IUDs, what they do to your hormones, and how to successfully come off of them?! If so, stay tuned for my women’s health series this week! Ask yourself if you have ever had a conversation with your doctor about the following: what birth control does, …