Not feeling great – what are hormone imbalance symptoms?

Most of the clients that I work with in my nutrition and women’s wellness practice come to me because of hormonal imbalances. Sometimes this is obvious, for example a woman who has missing or irregular menstrual cycles. Other times it is less clear, she just knows that something is not quite right and suspects itContinue reading “Not feeling great – what are hormone imbalance symptoms?”

Symptoms of low metabolism to watch out for!

Do you think you have a slow metabolism? Maybe you struggle to lose or maintain a healthy weight without extreme diet and exercise? Or you feel constantly tired and sluggish like you are not producing enough energy? If this is the case you might benefit from supporting your metabolism with some simple lifestyle changes. HereContinue reading “Symptoms of low metabolism to watch out for!”

What is the best diet for PCOS?

PCOS which stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is one of the most common hormonal conditions affecting women. It is thought to affect 1 in 10 women in the UK although many do not show any symptoms. Nutrition can play a key role in managing PCOS symptoms. However there are a lot of arguments about whatContinue reading “What is the best diet for PCOS?”

The best restorative yoga poses for period pain

Menstrual cramps can be uncomfortable, painful and sometimes debilitating. In fact, the same prostaglandins which cause period pain are also involved in contractions during birth! For some women, menstrual cramps can be equivalent to early labour. Research shows that yoga is effective in relieving painful periods. Today I want to share some of the bestContinue reading “The best restorative yoga poses for period pain”

Low cortisol causes and how to feel better

High cortisol gets all the limelight because of its reputation as a stress hormone. But when our cortisol levels fall too low or when they are low at the wrong times of day (i.e. in the morning when we need it to wake up) then it can be just as debilitating. Low cortisol causes usContinue reading “Low cortisol causes and how to feel better”

How to lower levels of cortisol to elevate your health

Today’s post is a summary of my recent social media posts on how to lower levels of cortisol through nutrition and yoga. In my nutrition and wellness coaching practice, I help women who are struggling with hormonal imbalances expressing as missing periods, unexplained infertility, PCOS, PMS or hypothyroid symptoms. These are all caused by levelsContinue reading “How to lower levels of cortisol to elevate your health”

New Year 2022 Women’s Wellness Challenge!

It’s that time of year again… the deep winter when we take stock of the year that has passed and start envisioning what we want to create in the year ahead. This year, I have decided to take it up a notch! From Monday, I will be commencing a Women’s Wellness Challenge here on myContinue reading “New Year 2022 Women’s Wellness Challenge!”

THE Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery meal plan

It’s been a bit quieter around here for a while, and for a very good reason! For a long time I have wanted to create a tool to support women to recover their missing periods. I know that changing my diet was one of the hardest things parts of my period recovery journey. So, myContinue reading “THE Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery meal plan”

Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women

As a Nutritionist and Women’s Wellness Coach, I often work with women who want to balance their hormones. Hormone imbalances are actually very common and there are actually over 50 hormones at work in your body! But what are the hormonal imbalance symptoms in women that you should look out for? 10 hormonal imbalance symptomsContinue reading “Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women”

Comparing your body to others on social media

Self-comparison is a natural human instinct. We are social creatures and self-comparison is one of the ways in which we form our identity within society. Your psyche has built in mechanisms to compare yourself with others in your community. You then use this comparison to make a judgement as to whether they are above orContinue reading “Comparing your body to others on social media”