Self-Care Is Imperfect

If you’d have asked me 10 years ago what I thought it meant to “take care of myself,” I would’ve said something along the lines of clean eating, exercising every day, maintaining a certain body weight, and keeping an appealing outward appearance…i.e. wearing makeup and nice clothes. If you’d have asked me what I thought self-care meant, I’d … More Self-Care Is Imperfect

Basal Body Temperature 101 (How to Track Your Cycle)

The two most common questions I get about women’s health are with regards to contraception and its opposite, getting and staying pregnant. There are so many birth control options out there (with risks/benefits to each) and so many conflicting pieces of advice for women who are trying to become pregnant. Amid that sea of confusion, … More Basal Body Temperature 101 (How to Track Your Cycle)

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)