Road Rage – what causes it and how you can decrease it

STRESSED DRIVING CAUSES ROAD RAGE With the recent NRMA survey of 1200 Australian showing 31% of adults have experienced a road rage incident in the last month (ref 1), we need to ask WHY? Why is the lucky country losing its patience on the motor ways? What is making the average Joe snap and want…

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What are symptoms of high testosterone in women or PCOS?

DO you have high testosterone? With over 20% of Australian women (and indeed other western women) suffering with high testosterone, you could be one. Despite doctors knowing about this condition, most are not apt at picking it up nor diagnosing it. I wrote a book 7 years ago called Beauty and the Beast Within and…

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Careers that Increase Testosterone in Women

Ok, a few years into this hormone health industry and I am starting to see patterns. Some good and useful and others make me bite my nails! I wanted to discuss the three careers/jobs that I see women embark on that seem to create the MOST hormone imbalance and increase testosterone levels in women. Testosterone…

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Can working lead to weight gain?

Work can lead to weight gain! Wow – imagine that. How many of us would stop work right away? I am here to tell you that work can indeed make you gain weight. Not just because you might be sitting at a desk but due to other reasons. Understanding why we gain weight is important …

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How do I know I am pregnant

Pregnancy – how do you know? Finding out your are pregnant is actually a scary and sometimes anxious time. It’s also an exciting time! I remember vividly the hidden doubts and fears that reared themselves and how many times I checked the pregnancy wee sticks! The range of feelings are normal. Am I? Am I…

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What are the common causes of infertility

Are you struggling with pregnancy? Sometimes the recipe for conception and pregnancy doesn’t work. And many people are finding out they are infertile. The stats: 2000: one in ten couples were infertile 2010: one in six couples were infertile 2020: one in four couples infertile?? Many get half way – they fall pregnant, but miscarry…

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How to Make a Baby

Are you trying to make a baby? Trying to make a baby can be FUN and EXCITING but if things don’t happen as you would like it can BE STRESSFUL. Knowing when you are fertile and your body is optimized to conceive is really important! Interestingly, though, not many understand this well. Conception (and subsequent…

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How do you treat poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome is a growing endemic amongst western women. Some research papers cite it’s prevalence at 40%. I believe if you actually measure women’s testosterone levels via saliva the figure of 40% is accurate and may be as high as 75%. Testosterone acts more like a stress hormone in women, not a sex…

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