Are you curious about your fertility potential and what your Antral Follicle Count (AFC) means?

Written By: Dr. Nathalie Burnier, ND In this blog post, we’ll dive into what AFC is, the value ranges, and what can be done to support egg quality. Antral Follicle Count (AFC) is a test that measures ovarian reserve, which is an important indicator of a woman’s fertility potential. Women are born with their lifetime…

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What is AMH?

Written By: Dr. Nathalie Burnier, ND What is it and what does it mean for your fertility? Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) is a hormone produced by the granulosa cells in the immature follicles in your ovary. It tends to be highest around age 25 then begins to decline after the age of 30. AMH is a…

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Period Pain 

Written By: Dr. Lisa Kachaniwsky, ND Let’s bust some common myths about period pain AKA dysmenorrhea!  Period pain is very normalized and often brushed off or minimized by health care providers.  Women are thought to believe that period pain is expected and comes with having a uterus.  This is not true!  Period pain can be…

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Written by: Taryn Symington, CNP PMS is characterized by cyclic symptoms that show up in the second half of your menstrual cycle, and sometimes for the first few days of your period. These symptoms can range from anxiety, to bloating, weight gain, cravings, depression, headaches, and intense fatigue. And unfortunately, most of these are accepted…

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Written by: Dr. Mackenzie Bernhardt, ND Eczema in the pediatric population can vastly impact your child’s quality of life from their sleep and play to their schooling and activity involvement. This condition can affect infants and follow them throughout their life in varying intensity. Do you relate to any of these? Are you tired of…

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Written by: Taryn Symington If you’re having hot flashes, you probably aren’t feeling so hot.   Many women are confused because they’ve heard hot flashes = menopause, but they’re still getting a period.  While many women say they’re in menopause when they hit their mid-40s, early 50s, true menopause happens once you have experienced a full…

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Written by: Taryn Symington Your libido – aka your sex drive – can be an indicator of your overall health.  Low libido can be a problem no matter what age or gender you might be, and it can also have significant effects on your relationships, self-esteem, and mental health.  In general, low libido can be…

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Estrogen Dominance

Written by: Taryn Symington What is Estrogen?  Estrogen is a group of sex hormones that exists in both males and females, but is more predominant in females. It is made primarily in the ovaries, but is also produced by the adrenal glands, and fat tissue.  Estrogen (specifically estradiol) has a main role in the menstrual…

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Let’s talk about painful periods.

Written by: Taryn Symington Are you one of the many women who struggle with painful cramps during your cycle?  If you are, you’re not alone. Painful periods (aka dysmenorrhea) are extremely common – but common doesn’t have to mean normal. A bit of discomfort is natural during your period, but you shouldn’t need a whole…

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