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…

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How to calm down and lower testosterone

Have you ever looked at your partner and wanted to scream at him? Why don’t you just hold me? Why don’t you just hug me?! Help me stop this anger now and I will snap out of it. HUG ME?!  And instead a string of angry words cascade out. “ You start off admirably in conversational mode…

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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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Work Hat to Mummy Hat Without the Hormone EXPLOSION!

Life has thrown me many curl balls over the years but none so tricky as the role of parenthood and the transitions from parenting to other roles and vice versa. The energy and mental state that is required by most work environments are driven by outputs and time frames. This is very different to the…

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How do you know if you have high testosterone levels?

 Having TOO Much testosterone as a women can make you feel very out of sorts! While we need some testosterone (it is great for sex drive, muscle making, energy levels and feeling good) but in excess it can make us feel terrible! There are some of the things women notice when their testosterone levels…

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Why working women increasing their testosterone levels

There is a rising phenomena in working women of increasing testosterone. Although not well researched in women at all, rising testosterone levels are leading to all sorts of health issues. The most common health related issues are infertility, facial acne, facial hair, aggression and rage and abdominal fat. Over the years, I have personally and…

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