Podclass 6: Plateau Phase Basics

Podclass 6: Plateau Phase Basics

Podclass Show Notes and Links Summary: Episode 6 jumps into the third phase of the cycle, the Plateau Phase. This phase happens from days 15-21 (for a 28 day cycle) and gets its name because hormone levels even out following ovulation. Our actions for this phase mimic...
Podclass 5: Rise Phase Basics

Podclass 5: Rise Phase Basics

Podclass Show Notes and Links Summary: Episode 5 gets specific on the second phase of the cycle, the Rise Phase. This is one of our favorite phases! This phase happens from days 8-14 (for a 28 day cycle) and is characterized by a powerful surge in hormone creation....
Moon cycles and your period

Moon cycles and your period

Talking about the moon in a series on common hormonal imbalances most likely sounds a little weird. But what can we say: we believe in the power of nature and our place as animals immersed in it! We originally brought in moon cycles to our 4 Phase Cycle approach,so...
Testosterone Imbalances

Testosterone Imbalances

Normally, women consider testosterone imbalances a problem for men. The truth is that good testosterone levels are necessary for optimal female health. Low sex drive, hair loss, energy levels, and anovulatory feminine cycles are all linked to dysregulation of...
Progesterone deficiency

Progesterone deficiency

Like estrogen dominance, progesterone deficiency is an incredibly common hormonal imbalance we see.  This is because just like estrogen dominance, our modern lifestyles and environments continually push us towards this imbalance. Chronic stress from hectic lifestyles,...
Why we use functional lab work

Why we use functional lab work

The best way we’ve ever heard conventional medicine summed up is that Western medicine will help you stay alive, but it won’t help you live. We’ve found this to be true, both in our own lives and through countless patient encounters. Functional medicine, as we see it,...
Estrogen Deficiency

Estrogen Deficiency

Even though estrogen dominance is a more common hormonal imbalance, estrogen deficiency happens frequently and can have incredibly uncomfortable symptoms. Low estrogen levels can potentially cause perimenopause, but we’re learning that more young women have this issue...