Respecting the Needs of Your Fragile Thyroid

Thyroid

Guest Post by Dr. Katherine Dale  The thyroid is a sensitive gland. If you expose your thyroid to trauma and strain, it will not function effectively. You can physically support your thyroid through various means, yet eventually you will need to cater to its emotional needs as well. Some Common Physical Signs of Low Thyroid Function Weight gain for no reason Thin eyebrows, particularly on the …

What is Your Period Telling You About Your Health?

Period Health

It is interesting how the medical community draws conclusions based on the average person.  In reality, no two women, and therefore no to menstrual cycles are alike.  What may be perfectly normal for one woman is cause for alarm in another.  Still, in the law of averages, there should be very little deviation from what is considered “normal”. If you are experiencing any of these …

I’m Having White Discharge Before My Period: Is This Normal?

White Discharge Before Period

Anyone with a vagina knows there are times when it is the gateway to some pretty interesting things. First, there’s the normal period that every health teacher talks about from the 5th grade on. But what about that odd white discharge before your period? What is that all about? Oddly enough, learning the distinction between “normal” and “abnormal” vaginal discharge can help you know whether …

Your Complete Guide to Natural Progesterone Cream

Natural Progesterone Cream Guide

  But who could blame them? Most people don’t fully understand how your hormones effect your body and very few know that using something as insignificant as progesterone cream twice a day could vastly improve your chances of conceiving, reduce your PMS symptoms and ease you through menopause. Progesterone is perhaps the most important of your fertility hormones. Low progesterone levels make it hard to …

Pink Discharge: What Does It Mean?

Pink Discharge: What Does It Mean?

Imagine you are trying to conceive. You’ve started eating a little healthier, tracking your cycle and timing sex for the most fertile time of the month. Everything seems to be going alright until you notice a light pink discharge staining your panties half way through your cycle. Panic strikes! What does this mean? Does this mean that something is wrong with me? Will I be …

When Do I Ovulate?

When do I Ovulate - Ovulation Explained

You never imagined that this one innocent question come to dominate your life for a couple months did you? You even find so many ways to ask same question: When is the best time to have sex to conceive? When is my fertile window? How many days after my period do I ovulate? How do I know when I’m ovulating? How long does ovulation last …

How Can I Improve My Chances of Conceiving?

How to Improve Fertility

You know the feeling… When you’re trying to conceive, it can feel like you suddenly have a baby radar. You see their cute faces everywhere you go. You notice every pregnant woman walking down the street, when you hear a baby cry you just want to pick her up and hold her. It seems like every time you turn around someone else in your circle …