Women’s Health and Hormone Blog

perimenopause mayhem woman on bedBack in my student days, I recall only two seminars that have really stuck with me to this day. One was seeing the genius women’s health advocate Ruth Trickey talk all things women’s endocrinology which blew my mind and forged my resolve to work in women’s health. The other, bizarrely, was one on perimenopause and menopausal endocrinology. → Read more
hot flashes herbs sageSo your ovaries have finally decided to look at retirement over the next few years and to celebrate, they’ve let you know with a never-ending sweat-party of hot flashes. → Read more
low thyroid functionI am seeing a lot of women in clinic with non-classical, low thyroid function pathology. And I mean about 80% of them, my own included. And the pattern is this... → Read more
modern day feministI have friends who have been all over the modern day feminist forefront for years. → Read more
pcos-treatment-natural-alternativesIt's funny how some assume drugs are stronger, better, more awesome than some woosy "natural" medicine. But thanks to research, there’s some great news on the PCOS treatment front using natural medicine – equal if not better efficacy than generally prescribed medications with the added bonus of fewer side effects. → Read more
heavy periodsIf you've been enduring fatigue, heavy periods and the fear of flooding for far too long, it's time you investigated what your body is trying to tell you. → Read more
A friend recently sent me this article on a new study by a philosophy student at Sydney University looking into how men’s sex lives are impacted by partners suffering with endo (a.k.a endometriosis), and it’s created quite a stir. → Read more
a naturopaths prescription for beating colds and fluYou're standing in front of a supermarket, chemist or health-food aisle with a multitude of supplements for colds and flu wondering where on earth to start... → Read more
immune boosting garlicWhat to do when a cold hits suddenly and you're caught off guard? → Read more
endo me in a treeMy endometriosis story starts like this... I remember stepping back into the shimmering heat that day with a rush of nervous excitement. → Read more