How To Stop Suffering From PMS: Treating PMS With Functional Medicine

Tired of dreading your period? You’re not alone. Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, affects over 90% of women. Often when women present with classic symptoms of PMS–fatigue, headache, bloating, and mood swings–they are only offered one treatment option: birth control pills. Yet, there are other options to consider–you don’t have to just live with your symptoms. …

Perimenopause: What to expect and how you can thrive

Chances are you’ve heard the word menopause more than perimenopause. You’ve heard about the hot flashes. And the mood swings. And the weight gain. Menopause is portrayed as this rollercoaster of symptoms that suddenly occurs when you’re in your 40s or 50s. But that doesn’t tell the whole story. The truth is that your body …

Why Do I Get So Fatigued During My Period?

Let’s be real—periods can be hard to manage at times. The cramps, inconvenience, cravings, and hormonal changes may be overwhelming. When you add fatigue into the mix, the negative effects of every other symptom becomes intensified. But why do you get so fatigued during your period? Fatigue—feeling overtired or having abnormally low energy—can interrupt your work, personal …

No Energy to Do Anything? 7 Common Causes of Fatigue

Your body is telling you something. There are many potential causes of fatigue. But one thing is clear: you don’t just randomly show up with no energy to do anything. Your body’s resources have become depleted, and it’s time you figure out why. That may mean visiting a different doctor or reflecting on your lifestyle. …

Women, Stop Believing This Lie About Aging

“Oh, honey, it is just part of getting older.” It’s as if women and aging are synonymous with misery and ill health. I have heard this time and again and it drives me crazy. I hear these platitudes from not only older mothers and friends, but from colleagues as well. Imagine… my OB-GYN telling me …

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