Birth Control Detox Home Remedy

The idea of hitting the reset button on your body when coming off birth control is tempting. But is it necessary? You may be familiar with products marketed as a “birth control detox home remedy” or a “birth control cleanse.” However, in my professional opinion, you do not need a birth control detox when stopping […]

Coming Off Birth Control: Do You Need to Detox? 

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Birth Control Detox Home Remedy

Birth Control

Coming Off Birth Control: Do You Need to Detox? 

The idea of hitting the reset button on your body when coming off birth control is tempting. But is it necessary? You may be familiar with products marketed as a “birth control detox home remedy” or a “birth control cleanse.” However, in my professional opinion, you do not need a birth control detox when stopping […]

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Polycystic-Ovaries-vs.-PCOS-Whats-the-Difference

PCOS

Polycystic Ovaries vs. PCOS: What’s the Difference?

Polycystic ovaries are a condition commonly confused with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). However, the two are not the same.  While both conditions can affect females of reproductive age, polycystic ovaries appear to be a normal variation with no known health consequences. On the other hand, PCOS is a complex hormonal imbalance with varying phenotypes (or […]

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Gluten and dairy-free diet benefits

Thyroid Health

Going Gluten and Dairy-Free to Heal Hashimoto’s

Eliminating entire food groups from your diet may sound extreme. However, for people with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, going gluten and dairy-free may drastically improve their thyroid-related symptoms. In fact, those with Hashimoto’s may discover that the gluten and dairy-free diet benefits far outweigh the joys of consuming these age-old comfort foods.  This article will explain the […]

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The Best Fertility Supplements for PCOS

PCOS

The Best Fertility Supplements for PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common causes of female infertility. PCOS symptoms vary for each individual, but interfering with a woman’s ability to get pregnant is a very common characteristic of the condition.  Fertility-specific supplements can help regulate hormonal imbalances, promote ovulation, and improve fertility in women with PCOS. This article […]

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Herbs For Heavy Periods

Period Health

Natural Ways to Address Heavy Periods

It can be debilitating to suffer from heavy periods. Luckily, there are effective natural solutions to address abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding. This article will outline the best nutritional supplements and herbs for heavy periods.  Heavy periods, also known as menorrhagia, are a common symptom many women experience each month. This prolonged and substantial bleeding affects […]

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Foods that increase sperm count

Fertility

The Importance of Nutrition for Male Fertility

A healthy and well-balanced diet may improve male fertility. Better nutrition could be the solution if you have been diagnosed with low sperm count on a male fertility test. This article will cover the connection between male fertility and nutrition, including foods that increase sperm count, foods to avoid for male fertility, and other ways […]

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How To Lose Weight With Estrogen Dominance

Hormones

How to Lose Weight with Estrogen Dominance

Many women desire to lose weight for a variety of reasons. We want to be healthy, look great, and feel our best. Unfortunately, excess estrogen, among other hormonal imbalances, may prohibit you from shedding those pounds at the gym. This article teaches you how to lose weight with estrogen dominance and, perhaps more importantly, how […]

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Best Herbs for Thyroid Health

Thyroid Health

Best Herbs for Thyroid Health

This article is all about optimizing thyroid function! You’ll learn about thyroid disorders, the effect of nutrition on thyroid function, and even the best herbs for thyroid health.  Considering that women are more likely to deal with thyroid conditions than men, optimizing thyroid function should be at the top of your list. After all, that […]

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Birth Control

Looking To Transition Off The Pill? Here’s What You Need To Know Before Making The Change

The pill does not actually help to regulate female hormones but rather uses synthetic hormones to suppress endogenous hormone production. The varying dose of synthetic hormones throughout the month essentially mimics the natural hormone fluctuation that ultimately results in a period. This mimicking of a period is now more appropriately known as a withdrawal bleed. […]

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PCOS

From A PCOS Fighter: The Optimal Diet & Exercise Regimen For Insulin Resistant PCOS

When I was first diagnosed with PCOS eight years ago, it was an incredibly challenging diagnosis to navigate. My endocrinologist at the time offered metformin, and my gynecologist recommended birth control pills and spironolactone for the high androgen symptoms (hair growth in unwanted places and mood swings to name a few). While these medications offered […]

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Hi there!

I’m Dr. Pooja, a pharmacist turned functional medicine clinical nutritionist.

After years of struggling with PCOS, I finally uncovered the root cause of my hormone symptoms and found a solution that actually works long-term. Now I'm on a fierce mission to help other women achieve hormone healing!

street cred: PharmD, MS, CNS, LDN, IFMCP

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