Happy Hormone Holiday Weight loss Tips

With the holidays here, sticking to your weight loss plan, as well as managing all the activities without losing your mind, can be challenging at best. The shopping, the crowds, the back-to-back diet-derailing parties and unavoidable chats with unsavory family members. We understand how easy it is to feel not so merry at this most…

An In-depth look at Blood Sugar and your Hormones

Insulin resistance has become a huge problem in our culture and it can lead to myriad of chronic health problems. Since insulin is a hormone, and all hormones communicate with each other, increased insulin levels disrupt every other hormone system in your body. When insulin isn’t doing its job, it’s nearly impossible to reduce the…

Reduce your Breast Cancer Risk Naturally

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with breast cancer or if you are concerned about the chances of being diagnosed, it can be a scary thing. Although it is often said that there is no way to prevent breast cancer, even the medical community will agree that there are numerous, natural lifestyle…

Depression and your Hormones

Feeling down from time to time is a natural and normal part of the human experience. In fact, mood is one of the many ways our bodies can speak to us, letting us know something isn’t right. Sadness and anxiety can come on during a stressful life event such as the death of a loved…

Can Natural Hormone Balancing Help my PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about one in 20 women in their childbearing years and one in 10 women as young as 11-years of age are affected by PCOS. That’s an estimated…

What is Estrogen Dominance and How can it Affect you?

Are you struggling with mood swings, weight gain, or low libido? If so, you could be dealing with a hormone imbalance called estrogen dominance. Estrogen is one of the most important female reproductive hormones and is crucial for day-to-day functioning. It regulates menstruation, improve the thickness and quality of the skin, helps regulate cholesterol production in…

A Mom’s Guide to Finding Balance

Stress Less and Enjoy Life More! Maybe you feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done or that the pressures to have it all together are downright overwhelming! You might be thinking; how do other women do it? Well, you are not alone! We are all affected by the…

Anxiety and Your Blood Sugar: Calming Your Internal Stress

By: Dawn Cutillo When people think about anxiety, they often think about the underlying mental and emotional reason for it, such as stress from a new job, a problem in their relationship, financial issues, or other stressors connected to something in their life. Many people will seek out the help of a psychologist who will…

Crazy Cosmetic Conditions Connected to your Hormones

By: Dawn Cutillo Do you experience acne, oily skin, weak nails, or other cosmetic issues? Have you tried cosmetic products or asked your doctor for a remedy and nothing works?  These cosmetic symptoms may be caused by a hormone imbalance! Below are some examples of skin, hair, and body conditions that can be related to…

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and How Natural Hormone Balancing Can Help

By: Dawn Cutillo Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition related to hormone imbalance. Symptoms can have an effect on periods, fertility, weight loss, facial hair, and can cause cysts to form in ovaries, and if untreated, can lead to serious health problems over time. With a steady rise in PCOS among young girls and…