Does the Pill Change Who You’re Attracted to?

When you are on the pill for symptoms of hormone imbalance, you expect relief. But do you expect your medication to change your taste in men? According to a recent study, the pill may do just that. The study published in the journal PsychoNeuroEndocrinology, showed that women who were on the birth control pill tended…

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Why Holistic Health Care Beats the Pill for PMS

Is PMS the worst part of your month? Before you get on the pill, find out how holistic health care can get rid of your PMS symptoms. Do you find yourself struggling through cramps, bloating, mood swings, and breast tenderness month in and month out? Severe PMS symptoms lead many women to try the pill,…

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Food Rules – 7 Simple Steps to the Perfect Diet (seriously)

Which one is best – the Paleo Diet, The Zone Diet, a Raw Food Diet or a Vegetarian Diet? There is so much conflicting info out there about how to eat. Well, after 18 years of practice, 1000’s of hours attending and teaching nutrition seminars and reading my way through diet books from  Atkins to…

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Scary side effects of the Pill | How You Can Steer Clear

Do you know all the side effects of the pill?   While many of the side effects of the pill are mild, and some women don’t report any, they can also be very serious. A recent article in the Huffington Post provides a firsthand account of one woman’s struggle with deep vein thrombosis, one of…

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Surprising Facts about Indigestion | It Could be Your Gallbladder

Do you feel nauseated after you eat? What about bloating, belching or diarrhea? You might blame these on food that didn’t agree with you, but there is more to the story. What’s the true cause of your indigestion?   Gallbladder removal is one of the most common surgeries performed today. Doctors usually opt to remove…

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Struggling with Irregular Periods? Why the Pill isn’t Your Best Option

Do you hate being surprised by your period? It’s true that irregular periods make life complicated. The pill seems like a quick fix, but holistic health care can help you find the real cause and see an improvement in your overall health.   When your periods are not coming regularly or your flow varies widely…

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10 Perimenopause Symptoms you’ve Never Heard of

Do you think perimenopause symptoms are just hot flashes and night sweats? Your shifting hormone levels can do a lot more than make you flash.   There is a surprising variety of perimenopause symptoms, but since you actually have estrogen receptors spread through your entire body, the effects of perimenopause are more widespread than we…

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Gallbladder Symptoms, Indigestion, and The Hidden Factors Behind Them

Do you struggle with indigestion? It could be due to underlying gallbladder problems. Learn what is really causing your stomach upset.   Abdominal discomfort, stomach pain, nausea, gas and diarrhea are the all-too-well-known gallbladder symptoms that mimic other kinds of indigestion. But the truth is, many factors that lead to gallbladder symptoms create other imbalances…

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Secrets to Wellness | Will Yoga Help Your Perimenopause Symptoms?

Are you looking for a natural way to handle your perimenopause symptoms? If you want to steer clear of hormone replacement therapy, it could be time to roll out your yoga mat. Find out what benefits yoga, and other natural approaches, offer to women with perimenopause symptoms.   A recent article in the Huffington Post…

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3 Easy Home Remedies for Cramps without the Pill

Do you hate having cramps? You might be tempted to turn to the pill for help, but first, try these easy holistic health care solutions for your menstrual cramps.   When it comes to cramps, the pill can make you feel better, but it comes with a long list of side effects. With holistic health…

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Stomach Pain? | It Could Be Gallbladder Symptoms

Do you have frequent stomach pain? It could be your gallbladder. You might not know it, but gallbladder symptoms involve more than just stomach pain. Do you know the signs of gallbladder problems?   Most people think of painful gallstones when it comes to gallbladder symptoms, but the truth is that you can have gallbladder…

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Perimenopause Symptoms | Alternative Rememdies That Help

Dealing with perimenopause symptoms can be both physically and mentally draining. Turning to functional and alternative remedies to curb perimenopause symptoms can actually be beneficial, reducing the severity of the symptoms and bringing about overall well-being.   Dr. Marina Rose uses a holistic approach to help women around the city of San Jose, CA and across…

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5 Ways to Stay Energized | (Even With Perimenopause Symptoms)

Are you feeling drained at the end of the day (or even the beginning!) and want to get your energy back? Try these five natural tips to reclaim your energy. They are written specifically for women in perimenopause but are beneficial for anyone.   1. Eat antioxidant-rich foods. Antioxidants have received a lot of attention…

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The Pill Could Make This Common Symptom Worse

Are you on the pill? We all know that the pill comes with a long list of possible side effects, but you might not realize that this common complaint can actually be made worse by taking the birth control pill.   Everyone suffers from indigestion once in a while, especially after a big meal. So…

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Do You Know What is Causing Your Gallbladder Symptoms?

Did you know that you can have gallstones and not even know it? It turns out that it goes the other way too. You can have gallbladder symptoms without gallstones. How is that possible? Learn the real reason why your gallbladder gives you trouble.   Up to 80% of people found to have gallstones don’t…

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