Our Periods and Our Blood

Our Periods and Our Blood

Periods, Blood & the Menstrual cycle are 3 of my favourite topics in clinic. The menstrual cycle can seem like a basic concept, however it is a dynamic positive feedback system that mirrors how well your biological rhythm is functioning from mood to sleep cycles,...
5th Vital Sign

5th Vital Sign

Our relationship to our first menarche (period) shapes our relationship to life, ourselves and our body.  In Chinese Medicine, as women our menstrual cycle is our 5th vital sign. Just like the four vital signs~ body temperature, blood pressure, respiratory rate, heart...
What is egg quality and how to improve it?

What is egg quality and how to improve it?

In the fertility space “egg quality” is often discussed at length…so what does egg quality MEAN & why does it matter? Firstly, when a woman is born, she already has all of the eggs (oocytes) she’ll ever have in her ovaries (approx 400,000)....
Why we need to be our own health advocate

Why we need to be our own health advocate

There is one important message I need you to know…painful periods are N O T normal. Let that sink in for a minute…   If you have ever been told painful periods are normal, this is not acceptable. That this is what women normally go through, it is not...