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Endometriosis 101

You may have heard the term ‘endometriosis’ thrown around before, but what exactly is it? And what does it entail? Endometriosis is derived from the word ‘endometrium,’ which refers to the tissue that lines the uterus; as you might expect, endometriosis arises from endometrial tissue growing outside of the uterus. With each menstrual cycle, your body grows a new endometrium ...
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Thyroid Health 101

Believe it or not, a butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the front of your throat, just above the voice box, is responsible for a large portion of your overall hormonal health. In fact, your thyroid is an organ that plays a major role in regulating metabolism, growth, and the development of the human body. From releasing hormones into the bloodstream, ...
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Menstrual Health Education 101

Believe it or not, at one point menstrual health was treated as a hygiene issue. Thankfully, in recent years, there has been a positive shift in the way we, as a society, think about women’s health - and part of that discussion is viewing menstruation as a global health concern.  This is important for not only increasing access to resources ...
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Tips For Prioritizing Your Hormonal Health

We all know that hormones play a critical role in the body, but what do they do exactly? Are there natural ways we can actively help balance them? And what steps can we take in our daily lives to enjoy food for what it is: something to enjoy, something to satiate us, and something to partake in alone as well ...
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What To Look For In A Doctor (Especially If You Have PCOS) 

Finding a good doctor isn’t always easy. And it’s not because the US doesn’t offer great physicians: the US’ training for doctors is considered one of the best in the world, comparable to programs in Denmark, the UK, Japan, and South Korea (although it’s worth noting each of these countries’ experts have different strengths, and operate in vastly different medical ...
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