Exercise and your cycle.

How exercise can be used as a tool to support your monthly cycle. Your period and cycle should come and go with minimal interference with life. If you find yourself suffering from severe PMS, heavy bleeding, breakouts, bad cramps or intense mood swings its time to start finding what the root cause may be andContinue reading “Exercise and your cycle.”

The phases of the cycle

The menstrual cycle includes several phases. The exact timing of the phases of the cycle is a little bit different for every woman and can change over time. Cycle days (approximate) Events of the menstrual cycle Days 1-5 The first day of menstrual bleeding is considered Day 1 of the cycle.Your period can last anywhere from 3Continue reading “The phases of the cycle”

Ways to Improve Your Gut Health Today

When it comes to gut health its important to understand that there is irritation to the gut lining, therefore symptoms like bloating, digestive issues and skin irritations occur. So in order to repair the gut we need to remove the irritants before starting the repair phase. Removal is vital. The process is called the 3Continue reading “Ways to Improve Your Gut Health Today”

Got gut issues??

So, whats causing your gut issues? It could be one or several things – and its totally individual and dependent on your history regarding illness, medications, diet and stress. Here is a common list of irritants that we often see with clients: Processed foods, sugar, and unrefined carbs. Unknown food sensitivity (lots of bloating/ gasContinue reading “Got gut issues??”

Are you ready to lose weight?

How do you know if you are ready to lose weight?? Have you just decided okay : “I have gained weight, time to lose weight, so ill slash the calorie intake and start exercising 2 hours a day?!” – if this is you comment with a yellow heart. Or have you checked in with yourselfContinue reading “Are you ready to lose weight?”

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS is a very common syndrome that affects 1-5 women. This syndrome is very under-diagnosed and definitely not given the attention is deserves in the medical community. Unfortunately women are most likely to be undiagnosed and go through multiple doctors before being diagnosed or treated.PCOS is a hormone, metabolic and reproductiveContinue reading “Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome”

10 WAYS TO HONOUR YOUR HORMONES.

10 WAYS TO HONOUR YOUR HORMONES.   Enjoy regular movement and exercise that you enjoy. Eat whole foods to nourish and fuel your body . Respect your natural sleep chronotype and circadian rhythm.  Take time to understand the different phases of the menstrual cycle. Spend time in nature and practice grounding . Learn the root causes of your stressContinue reading “10 WAYS TO HONOUR YOUR HORMONES.”

COMMON NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES

DID YOU KNOW? Women especially those with hormonal imbalance often suffer from certain nutritional deficiencies? Even with following a balanced whole foods diet they may still need to supplement with certain vitamins, minerals and trace minerals to support their bodies to function optimally. (especially if you have been on the pill, or medications like anti-anxiety, antidepressantsContinue reading “COMMON NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES”