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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Why Dragging Tyres Doesn’t Help You Lose Weight!

Work harder! Exercising more, dieting more, eating less, flogging yourself WILL often NOT lead to extra weight loss. I cringe when I hear of people being told to “work harder”… “toughen up and push through pain” and all that Rocky baloney! If that is you, STOP NOW!!  Rocky was a high testosterone boxer fighting for his…

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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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What are the symptoms of high testosterone or PCOS?

This is a short clip about testosterone in women or medically called PCOS and how it affects you body. I have been specialising in high testosterone and women for the last 10 years. Medically it is called PCO and affects 40% of Australian women. I suspect it is much higher. There are many driving forces,…

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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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Hop into Health – The Healthy Consumer in 2013

Inspired that things are changing and people are becoming more aware, especially as today is World Environment Day.  Today on Hop into Health, I interview Amanda Parker, remedial masseuse, owner of The Shack in Nobby’s Beach and owner and creator of natural skin care range Probio. Podcast here. Today I wanted to tease out where…

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Hop into Health Giving from the heart

Today on Hop into Health, I interview Karleen Harrington from Save the Children Australia and Carole Becker a long time friend and most amazing soul. ** The following is the gist of the interview. Podcast here. The blog is my words, not transcript. ** Q: Karleen and Carole, tell us more about yourselves and how…

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Hop into Health – Is there such a thing as mind over matter?

Mind Over Matter. Peak performance. Paving your most perfect life. No doubt if you have been told this as a bit of a “toughen up princes”  you may not have fully understood its power. Is it as simple as conquering a fear with your mind first, then reaping the rewards? If that’s the case, surely…

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