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Hormone Imbalance, Postpartum Mood Disorders, Premature Ventricular Contractions, Progesterone, Thyroid

Is Half a Postpartum Plan Better Than No Plan at All?

When postpartum anxiety(PPA)struck me after my third baby I was already on high-alert for postpartum depression(PPD). I suspected that I had suffered from some sort of postpartum mood disorder(PPMD) after my second baby but like most women never sought help…

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Hormone Disruptors, Hormone Imbalance, Infertility, Miscarriage, Progesterone, Thyroid, Women's Health

It Doesn’t Always Take a Crystal Ball: My Explainable Miscarriages

When I miscarried my first two pregnancies I was told that most early trimester miscarriages are “unexplained”.   It never sat well with me in the first place and when I really became a citizen-researcher eventually my beliefs were validated….

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Anxiety, Bioidentical Hormones, Estrogen, Hormone Imbalance, Libido/Sex Drive, Mood Swings, PMS, Postpartum Mood Disorders, Progesterone, Women's Health

Are Women’s Health Issues Being Painted with a Mental Health Brush?

I recently realized that some people view me as being “against meds”.   It’s true I refused anti-depressants for my PMS and again for my postpartum mood disorder (PPMD) because I knew there had to be a better solution.  Finally…

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Bioidentical Hormones, Hormone Imbalance, Infertility, Miscarriage, Progesterone, Progesterone

My Baby Taught Me My ABC’s: Advocating, Bioidentical Hormones & Challenging the Status-Quo

Originally Published May 30th, 2013 I will never forget waiting for the hospital elevator with my brand-spankin’ new baby in her bucket seat. It took me an hour to dress her in her new going home outfit. I was beaming…

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Anxiety, Bioidentical Hormones, Hormone Imbalance, Postpartum Mood Disorders, Premature Ventricular Contractions, Progesterone

Heart Surgery for Peri-menopause Heart Palpitations?

I wasn’t all that shocked when I read this article but you might be. “Why Does My Heart Feel Like its Doing Hurdles“ It’s a Q&A from the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR) in Vancouver, BC.  The article…

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