FIND OUT HOW TO WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE DURING PERI MENOPAUSE/MENOPAUSE!

FIND OUT HOW TO WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE DURING PERI MENOPAUSE/MENOPAUSE!

ARE YOU GAINING BODY FAT AND FINDING IT HARDER TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Abdominal Weight Gain Occurs Because Of A Drop In Oestrogen Levels, Low-Quality Sleep & Reductions In Metabolism And Muscle Tone.

LEARN MORE about HOW YOU CAN ‘HARNESS YOUR HORMONES’ 

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, AROUND THE MIDDLE, BUM AND HIPS?

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, AROUND THE MIDDLE, BUM AND HIPS?

AND EVEN WITH A HEALTHY, BALANCED DIET WITH EXERCISE, THE WEIGHT STILL PERSISTS.

Unbalanced Hormones and Stress Can Change How The Body Digests Food, Slow Metabolism, And Make Your Body Hold Onto Fat And Fluid.

IF YOU ANSWERED YES! FIND OUT HOW MY  ‘Harness Your Hormones’ Program CAN HELP YOU.

BUSY LIFE! DO YOU WORRY ABOUT EVERYTHING?

BUSY LIFE! DO YOU WORRY ABOUT EVERYTHING?

Are The Kids Ok? Am I Giving Them Everything They Need? I Can’t Deal With The Stress Any More. I Wish I Had More Time In The Day. I Don’t Like The Way I Look!

FOR MANY WOMEN, THIS CHRONIC STRESS RESPONSE IS NEVER SWITCHED OFF, AND THEY FIND IT HARD TO FIND THE JOY IN SIMPLE THINGS.

FIND OUT NOW HOW YOU CAN REBALANCE YOUR STRESS HORMONES AND SUPPORT YOUR BODY’S OWN UNIQUE NEEDS.

 

I HELP ADRENAL FATIGUED STRESSED WOMEN TO RENEW THEIR ENERGY, REDEFINE THEIR HEALTH AND RECLAIM THEIR LIFE.

I HELP ADRENAL FATIGUED STRESSED WOMEN TO RENEW THEIR ENERGY, REDEFINE THEIR HEALTH AND RECLAIM THEIR LIFE.

Learn How You Can Conquer Constant Stress, Anxiety, Fatigue, Brain Fog, Low Mood, Moodiness, Weight Gain, Digestive Issues, Thyroid Metabolic Issues, And Hormonal Imbalances.

COME BACK TO YOUR TRUE SELF.

BRAIN FOG, POOR MEMORY or FORGETFULNESS?

BRAIN FOG, POOR MEMORY or FORGETFULNESS?

ARE YOU FINDING IT HARD TO CONCENTRATE OR MUSTERING THE MOTIVATION?

Kristen arrived in my office, like so many women before her, almost completely worn down. COMPLETELY EXHAUSTED AND BINGING ON SUGAR AND ALCOHOL EVERY NIGHT. She told me she simply had no energy to “do life.”

LEARN HOW YOU CAN RENEW YOUR VITALITY AND FEEL AMAZING AGAIN.

FEELING REALLY TIRED ALL THE TIME?

FEELING REALLY TIRED ALL THE TIME?

AFTER A SLEEPLESS NIGHT, HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY YOU WANT COFFEE AND A SWEET MUFFIN FOR BREAKFAST?

Are You Having Trouble Concentrating, Constantly Feeling Dissatisfied, Extremely Fatigued Mentally and Physically Or Mustering Motivation?

LEARN HOW I CAN HELP YOU FIND OUT HOW TO BALANCE YOUR HORMONES TO SUPPORT YOUR ADRENAL AND THYROID HEALTH.

DO YOU HAVE GUT ISSUES?

DO YOU HAVE GUT ISSUES?

Have You Been Wondering How Your Unique Gut And Microbiome Play A Role In Your Health?

Common signs and symptoms of Gut Barrier Function Issues may include Weight Gain/Loss, Bloating, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain, Sugar Cravings, Gas, Immunity Issues, Brain Fog, Anxiety, Unbalanced Hormones, Recurrent Immune Infections or sense that something isn’t quite right…

DISCOVER THE CAUSE AND CORRECT THE IMBALANCE!

ARE YOU FEELING LIKE YOUR FLUCTUATING BETWEEN SAD, HAPPY, IRRITABLE, CALM, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS, MOTIVATED AND TIRED?

ARE YOU FEELING LIKE YOUR FLUCTUATING BETWEEN SAD, HAPPY, IRRITABLE, CALM, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS, MOTIVATED AND TIRED?

ARE YOU WONDERING IF YOUR HORMONES ARE THE CULPRIT AFFECTING YOUR HEALTH?

Discover Why Your Hormones Are Important In Balancing Your Moods And Natural Ways To Make Your Hormones Happy.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Unravelling the Enigma

Welcome, warrior queens, to the labyrinth of PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), a complex hormonal problem that affects up to 26% of women globally. Despite its prevalence, many remain undiagnosed until later stages, often seeking treatment only when fertility issues arise. But fret not, for within the realm of holistic health lie potent tools to reclaim control and rewrite your PCOS narrative.

Decoding the Complexities of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS isn’t just about missing periods or pesky pimples (jawline, oily skin); it’s a multifaceted journey marked by irregular cycles, stubborn abdominal weight gain (apple-shaped bodies), facial hair growth, and a hormonal rollercoaster (prolonged PMS symptoms). Beyond these visible symptoms lurk risks of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular complications, underscoring the importance of proactive management.

PCOS-The Diagnostic Odyssey

Discovering the nuances of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is akin to unravelling a complex mystery; in fact, the “cysts” in PCOS aren’t really cysts at all. They’re immature follicles that merely look like cysts. (ovarian cysts are not the same condition), with each woman’s experience offering a unique narrative. PCOS isn’t a one-size-fits-all condition; it manifests in various forms, including insulin-resistant, inflammatory, adrenal, and post-pill PCOS. Diagnosing PCOS involves identifying two of three key indicators: hyperandrogenism, oligo-anovulation, or polycystic ovaries (via transvaginal ultrasonographic evidence of a polycystic ovary OR elevated anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) levels). A myriad of factors, including insulin resistance, obesity, nutritional deficiencies, hypothyroidism, stress, sedentary lifestyle and genetic predisposition, contribute to its onset, emphasising the need for personalised diagnosis and treatment approaches. Understanding the specific type of PCOS you’re dealing with is pivotal in crafting an effective management plan tailored to your individual needs.

Signs and Symptoms

Enlarged ovaries (generally 2-3 times bigger), irregular menstrual cycles, and hirsutism are hallmark features of PCOS. Yet, its manifestations extend beyond physical realms, encompassing sleep disturbances, blood sugar dysregulation and insulin resistance. This holistic perspective underscores the importance of comprehensive management.

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Navigating the Path to Wellness

Crafting a lifestyle aligned with holistic principles forms the cornerstone of PCOS management.

One such approach is my Metabolic Balance program, which offers personalised metabolic dietary nutrition plans tailored to individual needs. By optimising low GI dietary choices, regular exercise, zen mindfulness practices, and supporting metabolic function, my ‘Harness Your Hormones’ Metabolic Balance program can play a crucial role in mitigating PCOS symptoms and fostering hormonal balance. With its focus on holistic health, balancing insulin levels and personalised supplementation support, this program empowers women to take control of their PCOS journey and embrace a life of vitality and wellness.

Studies have also shown that embracing nature’s remedies, such as inositol, zinc, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, and chromium in therapeutic dosages, further supports restoring vitality and improving ovulation rates and menstrual cycles.

Harnessing the Power of Herbs

In herbal medicine, allies like liquorice, ashwagandha and peony offer solace, easing inflammation and harmonising hormonal and stress imbalances. Their gentle yet potent effects pave the path to equilibrium, guiding you to reclaiming sovereignty over your health.  

Did you know that drinking spearmint tea three times a day has been found to reduce androgen levels and even reduce hirsutism (chin and chest hair growth)?

(Please do not take any supplements without consulting your healthcare practitioner)

Embracing Your Inner Sovereignty

PCOS may present challenges, but within every challenge lies an opportunity for growth. Armed with knowledge and empowered by holistic approaches, you can rewrite your PCOS narrative. Bid farewell to erratic cycles and decrease the risk of related conditions such as diabetes. And welcome a life imbued with vitality and purpose.

Ready to Begin Your Journey?

Step into the realm of holistic wellness and book a free discovery call today. Let’s navigate the labyrinth of PCOS together, unlocking a naturopathic action plan that reveals the secrets to lasting wellness and reigniting your inner fire.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

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Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and should not replace professional medical advice. Always consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before changing your health regimen.

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