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"The pursuit of knowledge is never-ending. The day you stop seeking knowledge is the day you stop growing" ~ Brandon Travis Ciaccio

August 24, 2019

Androgen excess is a hallmark feature of PCOS and addressing it always forms part of my treatment protocols.

Although testing is important, and as you all know I love pathology interpretation, most of the time when I test for androgens they come back in “normal” range....

August 5, 2019

You may be a young woman and you don’t get your period, and you’re not looking to get pregnant so don’t see it as much of an issue but I’m pretty sure no one wants a fractured hip before they’re 40, right?

You see, if your periods are non-existent, this means your oestr...

July 22, 2019

Cervical mucus (CM) is by far the best way to monitor your cycles, and is key for understanding your menstrual cycles, not only to fall pregnant but to prevent pregnancy.

Cervical mucus doesn’t sound sexy, but by the end of this post, you’ll appreciate just how amazing...

June 25, 2019

Our hormones are regulated by three major glands

  • Hypothalamus: located in the brain

  • Pituitary: located in the brain

  • Adrenals: located at the top of the kidneys

These glands work synergistically together so our hormones can do their job, this complex inte...

June 8, 2018

We’re being exposed to toxins like never before, from the air we breathe to the food we eat. We’ve literally become a toxic soup swimming in chemicals. The ramifications of this daily exposure has become clear. The literature has burgeoning amount of research indicatin...

May 5, 2018

Breastfeeding utilises an enormous amount of our bodies resources, in particular calories, fats, vitamins and minerals - trust me I know! Personally I found breastfeeding far more draining on the body than pregnancy when coupled with sleep deprivation and attending to...

January 8, 2018

Mastitis, the very thought of the word brings back painful memories of sore, achy joints, fever and sore to touch breasts.

My first experience of mastitis came one week after the birth of my daughter Olive. My first initial symptoms were sore and achy joints coupled wit...

November 27, 2017

Science has known since the 1960’s that there is an association with reflux and laryngitis (inflammation of the larynx). Often when we think about silent reflux we think of children, but silent reflux also has a huge prevalence in adults, often going undiagnosed for ye...

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Treating Androgen Excess in PCOS

August 24, 2019

Absent Periods & Bone Loss

August 5, 2019

Cervical Mucus: A must know for understanding your cycles

July 22, 2019

4 choices for a healthier womb

June 8, 2018

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