Menstrual Health

A collection of past podcast episodes that focus on discussion of menstrual cycle health

#37: Feeling Like a Teenager Again With Acne Popping Up Before a Period? Here Is What You Can Do About It.

I’m sure never in a million years would you have thought that in your late twenties and early thirties that you would be battling acne again.  You’re excited to put that awkward teenage years behind you, but the acne just keep following you around. It’s so frustrating that no matter what type of face wash, moisturizer that you use, and zit zapper like salicylic acid, these annoying pimples always pop up especially in the week or two before your period and they don’t go away until after your period is finished. read more…

#23: [Now What Series] You Have Endometriosis, Now What?

Endometriosis is one of the hardest conditions to diagnose because 40-50% of women don’t have any symptoms.  It’s only after years and years of trying with no success that a doctor would suspect endometriosis.

If you’ve been diagnosed with endometriosis, sometime it can be a relief to know why you’ve been struggling but it can also make you feel a bit hopeless because the options seem limited.
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#21: [Now What Series] You have PCOS, Now What?

This week, we’re going to dig into another episode for the Now What Series. And specifically, we’re going to be talking about polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS.

Many of you know that I’ve struggled with PCOS even now, and you probably remember that I was diagnosed with PCOS in my early twenties.
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#20: [A TTC Success Story] Interview with Logan Campbell Who Overcame Hypothalmic Amenorrhea

So everyone knows that you must have a period in order to get pregnant.  But what about those who suffer from Hypothalamic Amenorrhea or HA?

Hypothalamic amenorrhea is a condition where a period is absent for longer than 6 months and usually caused by stress, under-eating, over-exercising, etc.  Logan suffered from HA after the birth of her second child, but she had this incredible drive and determination to get her health back on track.
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Episode 009: Period Talk and Your Fertility, Part 2

In this episode of the Period Talk series, I zone in on what the color of the menstrual flow and the consistency of texture of the flow means for your fertility.

I have created a private and free Facebook group dedicated to women who are trying to conceive.  This is a safe place for you to share your stories, wins, get support and real tips on how to improve your chances of conceiving.  To join, just search for “How to Get Healthy and Get Pregnant” on Facebook, and ask to join the group.

 

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Episode 006: Period Talk and Your Fertility, Part 1.

Welcome!  Happy Thursday.  In this episode, I talk about periods…specifically the 4-7 days of actual bleeding.  The health of the period offers a ton of clue to where your energies are off balance.  In part 1 of the three-part series, I focus on the length of the period, the amount of the period flow, what they means for your fertility, and what you can do to improve them.

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