Hormone Health

When Mainstream Medicine Can’t Help: Finding a Fertility Friendly Doctor

“How do I find a doctor who… won’t push birth control on me?”will support my natural fertility journey?”understands or utilizes fertility awareness?”will help me with my hormones even if I don’t want to get pregnant?” I see these kinds of questions asked online every day. And today I’m going to answer them all for you! …

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Can Vitex Help Raise Progesterone? How to Know When Vitex is Right for You

How to Know When Vitex is Right for You Vitex agnus castus, also known as chaste berry or chaste tree berry is a small fruit about the size of a peppercorn. It’s an herbal remedy commonly recommended for boosting progesterone levels and regulating menstrual cycles. But does it actually do that? The Menstrual Cycle First, …

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What is Estrogen Dominance? The Proper Testing of Estrogen and Progesterone

“Estrogen Dominance” is a term coined by the late Dr. John Lee to describe the lack of progesterone available to balance estrogen. Estrogen dominance specifically refers to the blood levels of progesterone relative to estradiol (E2 estrogen). This is most accurately represented by testing in the middle of the luteal phase. There are multiple types …

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