Category Archives: Women’s Health

Combat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Part 5 of 5 of our Women's Health Series Comments Off on Combat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Part 5 of 5 of our Women’s Health Series Read more »

Combat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Part 5 of 5 of our Women’s Health Series

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder that affects approximately 6-10% of Canadian women. It causes the ovaries to produce excess male hormones (androgens), which commonly results in obesity, excess hair growth on face and body, acne, and problems with ovulation and menstrual…


Stress & Women's Health - Part 4 of 5 of our Women's Health Series Comments Off on Stress & Women’s Health – Part 4 of 5 of our Women’s Health Series Read more »

Stress & Women’s Health – Part 4 of 5 of our Women’s Health Series

How Stress Affects Women’s Health Stress is one of the major culprits for hormonal issues women face. Our body responds to all types of stress in the same way, by pumping out cortisol from our adrenal glands. While historically this was just what we needed…


Healthy Fertility - Part 3 of 5 of our Women's Health Series Comments Off on Healthy Fertility – Part 3 of 5 of our Women’s Health Series Read more »

Healthy Fertility – Part 3 of 5 of our Women’s Health Series

Whether you are thinking about having your first child or your 4th, healthy fertility is always an important issue. Alarmingly, rates of infertility for both men and women are on the rise. On one hand, our hormones are challenged every day with toxins in our…


Taking charge of your Menopause! Part 2 of 5 in our Women's Health Series Comments Off on Taking charge of your Menopause! Part 2 of 5 in our Women’s Health Series Read more »

Taking charge of your Menopause! Part 2 of 5 in our Women’s Health Series

Menopause, the cessation of menstruation for at least 1 year, usually occurs when a women enters her 50’s. The years leading up to menopause (the perimenopausal years) are often accompanied by hot flashes, sleep issues, memory loss, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood swings and depression.…


Introduction to Women’s Health - Part 1 of 5 in our Women's Health Series Comments Off on Introduction to Women’s Health – Part 1 of 5 in our Women’s Health Series Read more »

Introduction to Women’s Health – Part 1 of 5 in our Women’s Health Series

Women are complex, and our health issues deserve special consideration. We have a plethora of hormones that are constantly fluctuating, and imbalances in these leave us with all sorts of symptoms and conditions. Most of us have resided our fates to having acne, painful periods,…


"I feel like I'm losing my mind!" Women's Hormones and Your Memory Comments Off on “I feel like I’m losing my mind!” Women’s Hormones and Your Memory Read more »

“I feel like I’m losing my mind!” Women’s Hormones and Your Memory

 Women’s Hormones and Their Relation to Memory Do you remember how your memory felt while you were pregnant? How about during the first year of your child’s life? Maybe you often used the saying, “I’ve got baby brain!” Imbalances and changes in your hormone picture…


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