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Experiencing signs of menopause? Here’s how to find the right certified practitioner. (Spoiler: It’s not your Gyn)

What is a naturopathic doctor? Before we dive into specific certifications, let’s get clear on what it means to be a naturopathic doctor....

Hypnosis: A Holistic Approach to Hot Flashes

Nearly two-thirds of women in their forties and fifties experience symptoms related to menopause. Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, a...

Menopause: Signs, Symptoms, and Debunking the Myths

In the realm of women's health, menopause remains somewhat of a mystery, shrouded by misconceptions and false information. It’s only been...

I‘m Working Out More, But Still Not Losing Weight… Why?

Unlock Midlife Weight Loss If you're a woman between the ages of 37-55 and you’re putting in the work at the gym but not seeing those...

Navigating Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Naturopath’s Perspective

Over the last several decades, there has been misinformation and debate about the risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Let’s set...

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Understanding Normal Cycle Phases: Insights from Kate Naumes ND

To begin to talk about what is abnormal about women’s menstrual cycles, we have to first understand what is normal. Most doctors and experts tend to talk about the two phases of a menstrual cycle, but to more accurately represent the lived experience of having a menstrual cycle, we think four phases are more accurate. These are: Menstrual, Follicular, Ovulatory &
Luteal. Each phase has its own level of energy, physical changes, and hormone processes in the body. Each one also tells us a little bit about how you feel in the world at that time of the month.

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