The Serious Downside to Contraceptive Implants and Injections

Contraceptive injectionWhen it comes to hormonal birth control, is a contraceptive implant (rod) or injection any better than the pill?

The short answer is: “No.” Implants or rods are just as bad as the pill and here’s why.

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Why Zinc Is My Favorite Prescription for Healthy Periods

zinc for hormonesLooking for a simple solution for period problems? Before you reach for a women’s supplement like chaste tree or maca or natural progesterone, consider the humble mineral zinc.

Zinc is effective treatment for acne, PCOS, period pain, and many other periods problems. It’s the supplement I prescribe most often for women’s health (second only to magnesium).

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7 Superpowers of Progesterone

Superpowers of progesteroneProgesterone is a startlingly beneficial hormone, and almost all of us could do with more than we have.

Progesterone acts on your breasts and uterus, so it’s essential for healthy reproduction and periods. But did you know it also acts on your brain, immune system, and detoxification enzymes? Progesterone does a lot more for you than just fertility and easy periods. It soothes, nourishes, energizes, strengthens, and rescues your body in ways you never imagined.

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Are You Eating Enough to Get a Period?

keto period or amenorrheaLost your period? You might just need to eat more. (A lot more.)

Losing your period to under-eating (or under-eating carbs) is called hypothalamic amenorrhea and is common, particularly in women younger than 30.

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