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Your Cycle and your Hormones

In one of our more recent posts, we briefly chatted about the stages of your menstrual cycle and how the hormones wax and wane during that time. We’re going to dive deeper here and go through the stages of your cycle and explain where the blips could be happening. Your cycle: The average menstrual cycle […]

Hormones and your weight

Hormones and your weight. As women, the issues we face with our hormones seem never ending, especially when our hormones are imbalanced. The worst part is, sometimes, we don’t even know what a hormonal imbalance looks like in ourselves. What we see and feel: Weight gain is still one of the biggest factors that women […]

Skin and Hormones

Help! My skin has gone haywire. Pimples. Blackheads. Blocked pores. Acne. Cystic Acne. Acne is supposed to be a teenage thing right? Only teens get acne when puberty hits right? Wrong on both counts. I’m in my 20’s, why am I still getting it? Short answer, hormones. It’s estimated the 50% of women aged 20 […]

Silly Season Approaches

As the weather warms up and the year winds down, women everywhere spring into action. Why do we spring into action? Well there’s the Christmas lunch – who’s hosting? Food for Christmas – you’ve got to take a plate, it’d be rude not to. Christmas presents to buy. Where’s the money for presents? Rent, Power, […]

Hormones & Happy Families

Natalya in front of grey background

“My kids could wind me up so badly. I would feel like my blood was boiling”. It might sound like mother of two Natalya Purchase has problem kids. She doesn’t. In fact, while her two young daughters can be cheeky sometimes they’re like most other kiwi kids – demanding yet adorable. The problem wasn’t them. […]