Category: Progesterone

July 12, 2019

Treatment Options for Perimenopausal Symptoms

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND   Despite menopause being a natural process of aging, the transitional period between the reproductive and menopausal years (known as perimenopause) is often not a smooth ride. During this transition, ovulation becomes irregular leading to fluctuations in hormone levels. Although, estrogen and progesterone (the main female hormones) levels decline in menopause, […]

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June 18, 2019

Progesterone Therapy in the Treatment of PCOS

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a multi-faceted condition encompassing multiple hormonal and endocrine imbalances resulting in a multitude of symptoms.  A PCOS diagnosis is often made clinically based on symptoms as well as with consideration of the results of specific lab tests.  Once the specific imbalances and symptoms are determined (ie. […]

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June 18, 2018

Cruciferous Vegetables and Estrogen Detoxification

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND We all know that eating broccoli is healthy, I mean our parents were always telling us to eat it when we were kids right? Well it turns out that broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables (cauliflower, collard greens, Brussel sprouts, cabbage and kale) are not only healthy because they are chock-full of […]

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