Stress and Women’s Hormone Health

Hormonal imbalance can be related to a number of issues including; stress, estrogen dominance, menopause, and thyroid issues. Luckily, there are natural solutions to help balance hormones and provide the support women need to get the upper hand on living a healthy and abundant life at any age, and in a stress-filled world.

Improve Stress Symptoms
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Soothe Stress with Ashwagandha

Stress. It’s something that all of us experience, regardless of job, geographic location or family situation. Stress is the body’s response to environmental stimuli (stressors). It’s natural and healthy to a degree; stress can motivate us and move us forward in life. Too much stress and an inability to manage it, however, can have dramatic […]

Menopause is Inevitable, Stay Balanced

If you’re a woman, there is no bypassing menopause. It is a fact of life that we need to manage at some point.

What is often overlooked, however, is what we can do to mitigate the symptoms, pain and discomfort typically associated with this change of life. It is important to note that the way a […]

Healthy Liver = Healthy Hormones

Stress, aging, exposure to pesticides, man-made chemicals, too much or too little exercise, or improper nutrition can all affect the delicate balance of hormones.  One of the most prominent causes of PMS related symptoms, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, fibrocystic breast disease; and breast, uterine and ovarian cancer is excessive estrogen exposure from xenoestrogens which are synthetic […]

Manage Your Mental Health

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will personally experience a mental health issue such as anxiety or depression in any given year. By the age of 40, half of Canadians will have, or have had, a mental illness and this crosses all ages, education levels, incomes and cultures. Nearly half […]

A Step-by-Step Guide for Green Cleaning

It’s time to make a commitment to green cleaning and here’s why— to prevent harmful chemicals from contaminating your home and family, and from going down the drain. Spend less on cleaning products, simplify your choices and have less of a negative impact on the environment.

 

Ingredients in conventional cleaners are far from “clean,” they often […]

Tips and Tools for Self-Care

Mind & Body Connection 

Tuning in to our mind-body connection becomes important in building a self-care practice. This can help us better manage stress – the main culprit of illness.

A normal stress response involves an interconnected relationship between our brain and nervous system. It’s a complex orchestration of signaling and releasing hormones (like cortisol, adrenaline […]

The Impact of Prolonged Stress

Stress is an essential and normal physiological response to change. Many of us have experienced symptoms of short term or acute stress, while a study from Statistics Canada reports that 73% of adults ages 20 to 64 consider themselves stressed on a daily basis. Addressing chronic stress is an important piece of the puzzle when […]

Even Tough Guys are Targets

Urinary dysfunction associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a significant health risk in men over the age of 40. Fifty percent of men over 50 are diagnosed with it, and 70 percent of men over 60 show some pathological modifications of the prostate.  However, BPH sufferers are often reluctant to discuss their condition and […]

Beat the Heat Caused by Menopause

Powerful natural remedies can help ease some of the most common symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. When it comes to hormonal changes later in life, don’t suffer or “tough it out” without support.

Sage (Salvia officinalis), a shrub native of the Mediterranean basin, is one of the oldest medicinal herbs. The botanical name Salvia is from […]