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Sexual & Reproductive Health

Fix Your Hormones with Fiber - by Dr. Pamela Langenderfer

Many women suffer from hormonal imbalances such as PMS, uterine fibroids, hot flashes, PCOS, and acne. One of the most effective things to help restore balance is to include more fiber in your diet. Our liver is responsible for processing excess hormones and in doing so prepares extra estrogen to be released into our digestive tract to be eliminated in our stool. If we suffer from constipation or do not have enough probiotic bacteria, the estrogen can be reabsorbed and go back into circulation. A special kind of dietary fiber called lignin, present in flax seeds, beans and lentils, binds to estrogen in the digestive tract to ensure it is eliminated and not reabsorbed into our system. Dietary fiber also feeds the beneficial probiotic bacteria living in our gut and keeps them healthy. In this way fiber and probiotics work together with your liver to reduce your risk of breast, thyroid and prostate cancers and reduce PMS and perimenopausal symptoms. Dietary fiber also enhances blood sugar control. This action ...

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How Cupping Therapy Can Improve Your Health by: Dr. Pamela Langenderfer

Cupping therapy is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine.

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Metabolic Syndrome: Chronic Disease of todays lifestyle.

Metabolic syndrome is combination of issues that occur together and increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and early death.

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Natural Ways to Increase your Libido

The number one complaint that I hear from both men and woman is low libido. Low libido affects men and women. When faced with low libido or impotence, men (unfortunately) often turn to performance enhancing drugs, like Viagra. Women don't have the same options in prescription drugs, which is actually a blessing in disguise. Even though pharmaceutical drugs seem like an easy answer, they don't solve the root cause of low libido.

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Optimize your Fertility with Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture

Hormones are funny little things, you can't see them but they have a very powerful effect on our day to day well being. When a woman's hormones are out of balance she may experience symptoms such as PMS, fatigue, irregular periods, infertility, or depression to name a few. Naturopathic medicine and acupuncture can offer a safe natural way to restore balance.

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