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Welcome to the Blog

We're here to help you navigate the wild west of hormones with in depth blogs that expand on the content I cover on Instagram.

Be prepared to hear the opposite of what you've been told with evidence-based information.

All I ask is that you keep an open mind, apply what you learn, and share with others that need this information.

xo,
Amanda and Emily

Blood Sugar Dysregulation and Mineral Balance

Apr 13, 2021

 

The majority of conversations surrounding blood sugar issues like diabetes, hypoglycemia, and insulin resistance are focused on macronutrients.  The immediate reaction is to ask about...

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Supporting Healthy Hair & Healing Hair Loss

Feb 09, 2021

 

As with most things related to women’s health, the topic of hair loss is complicated.  Rarely is there a sole reason for hair loss.  For example, hypothyroidism and...

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The Thyroid, Estrogen, and Fibroid Connection

Nov 09, 2020

 

Uterine fibroids are the most common benign uterine tumor.  Approximately 60-65% of women develop fibroids by age 50.  That's a HUGE part of the population. Unfortunately, there is...

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Mineral Testing vs. Hormone Testing

Nov 02, 2020

 

I recently got a great question about why I use hair mineral testing most often and the difference between hair testing and hormone testing.  I often get women asking me to run DUTCH...

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Why You Should Work With A Functional Medicine Practitioner

Oct 19, 2020

 

When I decided to get off the pill, I struggled a lot.  Even though I was familiar with how the pill worked, I was shocked at how difficult the transition off of birth control was on my...

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Tune Your Metabolism To Balance Hormones

Aug 27, 2020

 

I hit some trigger points in one of my Instagram posts, where I recommended eating every 3-5 hours. I was expecting some push back, but not nasty comments (I deleted them; I can't waste...

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Stress & Metabolism: Compensation

Aug 24, 2020

 

I get a lot of questions about how to balance hormones.  While it is helpful to have specific lab results, information from cycle tracking, and a food journal, what's also important is...

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Estrogen Dominance May Not Be Your Problem

Aug 17, 2020

 

You’ve probably read a post or heard someone describing symptoms of excess estrogen and resonated with it.  I know I have.  However, high estrogen isn’t the main...

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Why Can't I Tolerate Carbs?

Aug 10, 2020

 

I've pretty much tried every diet out there, as I'm sure you can relate.  Most diets lead with carb restriction.  When I first found Paleo, and then went on to participate in two...

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Thyroid Health Part-3: Gut Health, Treatment, & Nutrition

Jul 31, 2020

 

In this thyroid health series, we have gone over the Thyroid Basics (part-1) and the impacts of Stress, Cycles & the Pill (part-2) on thyroid function. Be sure to check those out for...

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