Women’s health & hormones

8 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Vitamin D (And Why It Is Important To Reproductive Health)

By Alexandra Middleton / January 14, 2021 / Comments Off on 8 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Vitamin D (And Why It Is Important To Reproductive Health)

Thanks to COVID-19, the spotlight is once again on Vitamin D – which you need for to support your immune system, mood, bones and muscles. Vitamin D not just a vitamin, it’s also a hormone – essential for fertility, with a lowered status associated with impaired fertility levels, PCOS and …

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Natural Medicines for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

By Alexandra Middleton / May 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Natural Medicines for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is common condition in cycling women (especially those that experience heavy bleeding like in Endometriosis). To be clear, it is a symptom and not a disease – as it is always caused BY something that is out of balance in the body. Do you have an iron …

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The importance of detoxing after IVF

By Alexandra Middleton / April 30, 2020 / Comments Off on The importance of detoxing after IVF

When you undergo in vitro fertilisation (IVF), you are prescribed an array of synthetic hormones to help you conceive. These include the drugs used for ovulation induction and ovarian stimulation. Whilst these fertility drugs are considered a normal part of the IVF process, for many women they do not come …

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How fluoride affects your hormones

By Alexandra Middleton / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments

Tap water generally but particularly that from the eastern seaboard of Australia is always best avoided. Most people struggle to drink enough water generally let alone water that is fluoride free. And drinking enough water daily – even if it is tap water – should always be the priority. In saying …

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Factors to consider when you can’t get pregnant

By Alexandra Middleton / April 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

When a couple can’t get pregnant, the cause is often hard to pinpoint. Generally the first stop is at the local GPs office to cross some common causes off the list. In men these include low sperm count and poor sperm motility. In women it may include Polycystic Ovarian syndrome …

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Liver congestion and hormone dysfunction

By Alexandra Middleton / March 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

Liver congestion and hormone dysfunction are more closely linked than you think, and may potentially cause a list of female reproductive issues. Liver congestion itself also lies at the heart of many chronic illnesses, and is regularly overlooked as the primary block to weight loss. A snapshot of how the liver …

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The progesterone IBS connection

By Alexandra Middleton / March 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

For many women, going to the toilet becomes an issue exactly a week before their period is due to arrive. Digestion slows, and they are unsure why. The answer is lies in the relationship progesterone has with your bowel tissue. An overview of the reproductive cycle During female reproductive years, …

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