What is stress?
Are you Stressed? The stress response is a normal life-saving response. It activates a series of events in your body, especially when you feel your life is under attack. The stress response helps us prepare our body to get out of harm’s way. It kicks in when we feel our life is under threat. That…Read More
Why Working Aussie Women Struggle to Fall Pregnant
One of my articles appeared in Women in Tech. Read the article on their page or here. Career success often means pregnancy failure. Infertility in Australia has nearly doubled over the previously recorded decade. From one in ten couples unable to conceive naturally in 2000, to one in six couples infertile in 2010. Numbers could…Read More
Understanding testosterone is my speciality and why Beauty and the Beast Within became a best seller. Both sexes make this hormone although it is considered to be a male hormone (or androgen). It is produced along the same pathway as estrogen so it is common to see both high testoterone and high estrogen in people.…Read More
Hormones and Weight Loss – Today Extra TV Interview
Are you suffering with PCOS? Poly cystic ovarian syndrome, PCOS, is now one of the most common hormone imbalance experience by women today! What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that only affects women. It results in the woman producing too many male hormones, androgens, which results in high testosterone. Often the woman will also have…Read More
Does the Pill cause Depression?
Does the Pill Cause Depression and Anxiety? Many women who have gone on the pill will tell you “when I went on the pill, I started to gain weight, not feel myself and get depressed”! Turns out thousands of women on the pill have been feeling depressed for years, due to the pill itself! A recent…Read More
Secrets for Managing PCOS?
Woman to Woman… Do you want to know the secrets of managing PCOS? Today I wanted to talk about high testosterone levels in women. The medical term for this is called polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. I wanted to dispel a few myths, let you know what I’ve observed in my natural medicine clinic, (which…Read More
Career Success often means Pregnancy Failure.
Career success often means pregnancy failure. Working Aussie women are finding it harder and harder to fall pregnant. And the main cause is high testosterone. I would like to share with you the key features of high testosterone and what you can do to lower it. This is an interview I did on Talking Lifestyles…Read More
Do you Suffer with Anxiety in the Morning?
Do you wake up in the morning overwhelmed with anxiety? Or maybe you don’t call it that but you do recognise waking and: Instantly planning your day in your head Dreading what is coming up for the day Feeling the desire to hide in bed all day…. Needing to open your…Read More
Have you ever been a comfort eater? Maybe binged to relieve stress and turmoil, to later regret it? I used to be a comfort eater.. or sugar addict, depends on your opinion. When I felt anxiety, I ate sugar rich foods. What I now know is that I was really balancing my hormones and self…Read More