Self Care


Mature Woman wiith Pool Noodles relaxing in Outdoor Swimming Pool
07 May 2019

Safe Sun Care When Your Hormones Are Out of Balance

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and since summer is just around the corner, it’s time for all of us to brush up on how to care for our skin, especially when hormone imbalance is a problem for many women. A few years ago, I got a big wake-up call. It all started very innocently as a routine “get-to-know you” visit with a new dermatologist. I’d...

Read More


6 Reasons Why Alcohol Affects Hormone Balance
10 Apr 2019

6 Reasons Why Alcohol Affects Hormone Balance

For many perimenopausal women, wine is the go-to management strategy to take the edge off negative symptoms (or people). April is Alcohol Awareness Month and since women’s bodies are affected differently by alcohol than men’s, it’s important to shine a light on this topic. Women metabolize alcohol differently than men for several reasons. These include having less water in our bodies to dilute the alcohol;...

Read More


The Resources You Need to Write Your Own Prescription for Hormone Harmony
27 Mar 2019

The Resources You Need to Write Your Own Prescription for Hormone Harmony

Last week was huge for me! My book is launched and making its way into the world and I couldn’t be more delighted. You can check it out here: www.perimenopausebook.com. I’m often asked why I decided to write a book. There are many reasons, but my main inspiration was a huge gap that I didn’t feel was being filled well. My first clue was in...

Read More


Be Your Own Valentine (BYOV): 5 Reasons to Write a Love Letter to Yourself
13 Feb 2019

Be Your Own Valentine (BYOV): 5 Reasons to Write a Love Letter to Yourself

Cupid’s back again. The cynics are bitching about the price of a dozen roses. The newly-in-love are going all out with cards and teddy bears and expensive dinners. And if you’re not in a love relationship, well, it’s hard to give Valentine’s Day anything more than an eye-roll. But what if you looked at it differently this year? Today is a great day to take...

Read More


7 Hidden Sources of Stress that May Sabotage Hormone Balance
15 Jan 2019

7 Hidden Sources of Stress that May Sabotage Hormone Balance

We’re all familiar with the usual suspects that cause us stress. Work, money, and family relationships usually top the list. Stress is a huge problem for women whose hormones are out of balance because the cortisol that is released in a stressful situation worsens all of the imbalances. Your body requires cortisol to live so it preferentially uses hormone precursors like pregnenolone to make it;...

Read More


Debunking Myths About Compounded Bioidentical Hormones
07 Jan 2019

Debunking Myths About Compounded Bioidentical Hormones

There’s a lot of talk in the medical community about bioidentical hormones. Depending on what you read, you may see that they are “ineffective, dangerous, unproven, safer, curative”, etc. Many of the myths that circulate create fear in women and deter them from getting products that might make a huge difference in their quality of life. What does bioidentical mean? Bioidentical hormones are identical in...

Read More


How One Word Can Change Your Whole Year
02 Jan 2019

How One Word Can Change Your Whole Year

We’ve got a whole shiny new year in front of us… how exciting! How are you marking the end of the old and the beginning of the new? Setting goals? Making resolutions? If you’re anything like me, these two processes can feel heavy and tired. I understand that many of us need or want to have goals to shoot for to keep us motivated, however,...

Read More


Is it Time to Cure Your Disease to Please?
18 Apr 2018

Is it Time to Cure Your Disease to Please?

There’s a sneaky ailment making the rounds these days. It’s creating legions of women who are burnt out, pissed off and frustrated. It’s the “disease to please”. Many of us were raised to always put others first and to be seen and not heard. Don’t make a scene, give adults your seat, play quietly in your room during the cocktail party, don’t impose on others...

Read More


How to Use Essential Oils for Hormone Balance
28 Dec 2017

How to Use Essential Oils for Hormone Balance

Dr. Anna is taking some much-needed time off to spend with family during the holiday season so she’s re-publishing on of her most popular articles today. Enjoy!   As a healthcare practitioner who helps women find natural solutions to balance their hormones, I’m always on the lookout for new options to share with my clients. There are many great herb and vitamin supplements that I...

Read More


If It Doesn’t Fit, Get Rid of It!
31 May 2017

If It Doesn’t Fit, Get Rid of It!

Let’s talk about clothes. Specifically, holding onto clothes that don’t fit. I recently had a woman in the Hormone Harmony Club complain that because of weight gain, the only clothes she could now wear were shapeless shifts. But she couldn’t bear to part with the beautiful wardrobe she once wore because the clothes were expensive and she could never find ones like them again. Now,...

Read More



Page 1 of 612345...Last »
Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only. This information is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. Do not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Always speak with your physician or other healthcare professional before taking any medication or nutritional, herbal or homeopathic supplement, or using any treatment for a health problem. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider promptly. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking professional advice because of something you have read on this web site. Information provided on this web site and the use of any products or services purchased from our web site by you DOES NOT create a doctor-patient relationship between you and any of the physicians affiliated with our web site. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.