Your Birth Control Drugs May Contain Modified Testosterone – (But You Won’t Find It Written On the Label)

Your Birth Control Drugs May Contain Modified Testosterone – (But You Won’t Find It Written On the Label)

The news is getting out that the estrogen-like chemicals found in birth control medication are carcinogenic and come with a wide range of unwanted side effects like weight gain, mood swings, blood clots and stroke. Yikes! This has led to a collective awakening around the dangers of hormone-disrupting medications and created a massive desire for alternative forms of birth control medication. As a Women’s Health Herbalist, I often hear women…

Why Your Hormone Tests Came Back “Normal” And What To Do Instead.

Why Your Hormone Tests Came Back “Normal” And What To Do Instead.

Have you had your doctor test your hormones and tell you they’re “fine”. Maybe that left you wondering why your mood swings like a pendulum during that time of the month? Or why you crave chocolate like a fiend? It could be that your doctors blood tests weren’t able to pick up your significant hormonal imbalances and that your urine (not your blood) might just hold the answers to these…

Could Imbalanced Hormones Be Making Your Autoimmune Disease Worse?

Could Imbalanced Hormones Be Making Your Autoimmune Disease Worse?

Did you know that 75% of the 50 million Americans affected by autoimmune diseases are women? What’s even more fascinating is that hormonal imbalances, such as those during PMS or after pregnancy, can increase the risk of developing these diseases. As women, we need to understand how our hormones impact our immune system and what we can do to maintain hormonal balance for our health. In this article, we’ll dive…

Are You Allergic To Your Period? (+ One unusual supplement that can help with PMDD)

Are You Allergic To Your Period? (+ One unusual supplement that can help with PMDD)

Hey Gorgeous Soul, it’s time to talk about something that we all experience (or have experienced) at some point in our lives – PMS. We all know the classic symptoms of PMS – the cramps, bloating, and general feeling of “ugh”. But for some of us, it’s not just an inconvenience, it’s a full-on battle. In fact, for some women, the symptoms of PMS can be next-level intense. Pre-menstrual dysphoria…

5 Hormone Free Birth Control Methods (Hint: it’s NOT copper IUDs)

5 Hormone Free Birth Control Methods (Hint: it’s NOT copper IUDs)

Hey Gorgeous Soul! Are you tired of birth control methods that mess with your hormones and make you feel like a hot mess? Well, guess what! You’re in luck! Because in this day and age, we have more options than ever to stay baby-free without the added mood swings, acne and weight gain. And let me tell you, it’s not just about avoiding hormonal mood swings and acne. The side…

Broccoli: The Ultimate Superfood for Hormone Balance and Liver Health!

Broccoli: The Ultimate Superfood for Hormone Balance and Liver Health!

Hey Gorgeous Soul, are you tired of the monthly battle with PMS symptoms? Then It’s time to bring in the big guns – broccoli! That’s right, this cruciferous vegetable is a powerhouse when it comes to balancing hormones and saying goodbye to those pesky breakouts, mood swings and cramps. Not only does broccoli provide a plethora of nutrients, but it also contains compounds that support liver function, aiding in the…

Help Your Gut Eliminate Estrogen: The Carrot Salad Recipe You’ll Be Passing Down For Generations

Help Your Gut Eliminate Estrogen: The Carrot Salad Recipe You’ll Be Passing Down For Generations

Hey Gorgeous Soul, are you looking for a really easy way to balance your hormones and get rid of PMS? Look no further than the humble carrot salad! This simple dish has been touted by nutrition expert Ray Peat as a powerful tool for supporting hormonal health, thanks to its unique combination of nutrients and fiber. Carrots can help lower excess estrogen levels, which can commonly cause PMS symptoms. As…

Things You May Believe About Birth Control That Aren’t Actually True

Things You May Believe About Birth Control That Aren’t Actually True

Hey Gorgeous Soul, hormonal birth control has long been a one-size-fits-all solution for doctors and their female patients. Whether patients are looking to prevent pregnancy or are complaining of hormonal imbalances, birth control always seems to be the answer. So much so that doctors often don’t go through the effort of understanding what hormonal imbalances are happening to women because it won’t affect what they prescribe in the end –…