Progesterone Deficiency (the delicate relationship between stress and fertility)

Progesterone is a tiny molecule that plays a big role in the hormonal picture. When levels start to go awry, our health and well-being suffers. Understanding how our hormones affect wellness is not only an important tool for self-care, but this knowledge also gives us the power to advocate for ourselves so we can access … More Progesterone Deficiency (the delicate relationship between stress and fertility)

How to Enjoy Your Weekend (without starting a new diet on Monday)

I love going away for the weekend. One of my favorite activities to share with my husband is exploring new places, eating at restaurants, and trying new things. I have an adventurous spirit, especially when it comes to food, and I think it’s so fun to try out new restaurants and dishes. But that wasn’t … More How to Enjoy Your Weekend (without starting a new diet on Monday)

Estrogen Dominance (what it is and what you can do about it)

Women’s health concerns tend to follow predictable patterns. In healthy women, cyclic changes in sex hormones throughout the month make it possible to track fertility—everything from ovulation, to an expected period, to optimal days for conceiving or avoiding pregnancy. In the same way, dysfunctional cycles tend to follow predictable patterns according to measurable imbalances in … More Estrogen Dominance (what it is and what you can do about it)

All Foods Fit (including this savory french toast bake)

Okay, first things first… I love breakfast. I think it’s my favorite meal. I love the feeling of waking up hungry and then eating something delicious and satisfying, first thing. It’s the perfect start to my day. I also love that it’s socially acceptable to eat either sweet or savory foods. Obviously we can eat … More All Foods Fit (including this savory french toast bake)

PCOS, Explained

PCOS is one of the most common concerns shared by my patients when we start talking about hormones and reproductive health. PCOS—or polycystic ovarian syndrome—is one of the most common endocrine disorders, and so it makes sense that so many women have concerns about it. Many of my patients come to me looking for an … More PCOS, Explained