Can stress cause hormonal imbalance?

Can stress cause hormonal imbalance? Unfortunately, yes! Stress can not only impact the way you think and feel, but chronic stress can also lead to a number of hormonal imbalances. Your body was designed to handle acute bouts of stress but not chronic stress, which can lead to prolonged exposure to cortisol and epinephrine, our […]

Can Stress Cause Hormonal Imbalance?

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Can stress cause hormonal imbalance?

Hormones

Can Stress Cause Hormonal Imbalance?

Can stress cause hormonal imbalance? Unfortunately, yes! Stress can not only impact the way you think and feel, but chronic stress can also lead to a number of hormonal imbalances. Your body was designed to handle acute bouts of stress but not chronic stress, which can lead to prolonged exposure to cortisol and epinephrine, our […]

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How to Improve Egg Quality for IVF

Fertility

How to Improve Egg Quality for IVF

Are you wondering how to improve egg quality for IVF? You have come to the right place! This article will discuss how you can improve the quality of your eggs and increase your chances of IVF success through supplementation as well as diet and lifestyle changes.  Why is Egg Quality Important? Women are born with […]

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Endometriosis Hip Flexor Pain

Endometriosis

Endometriosis, Hip Flexor Pain, and Other Symptoms

Endometriosis is a complex immune condition characterized by inflammation and pain. In fact, at least half of all women with endometriosis experience pain.  This article will discuss the common symptoms of endometriosis, explore the potential root causes of this disease, and explain why a functional medicine approach may be the best method for addressing endometriosis […]

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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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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!

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