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explanation of hormonal imbalance
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Explaining Hormonal Imbalance Pt. 1

Did you ever think about why we talk so much about hormonal imbalance? It might surprise you to know that the very same hormones that keep us healthy, balanced and happy are the exact same hormones that can cause us emotional and physical…
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Is Your Gut Aging You? Take Our Quiz and See

Your gut, inflammation and hormones all are responsible for premature aging.... and it's avoidable!! I'm sure all of you beauties reading this are wondering if it is true, that I just said gut aging (and indeed aging from hormones and inflammation)…
Estrogen dominance, is it real
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Estrogen Dominance: Fact or Fallacy?

For as long as I have been in private practice helping women balance their hormones has been a very important focus of mine.  Looking at the stats on my blog my estrogen dominance posts like Estrogen Dominance Examined, Taming Estrogen…
Hormonal Imbalance?  Think Thyroid!-11973
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Hormonal Imbalance? Think Thyroid!

I love it when medical doctors tell you that you have a hormonal imbalance and hand you more hormones (birth control pills, normally) to combat it without once addressing the effects of balance (or root causes of the imbalance) on other systems…
Do You Really Need a Therapeutic Diet?-11863
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Do You Really Need a Therapeutic Diet?

When should you be wary of a therapeutic diet?? Nutrition can be tricky business especially when it is such big business. Every new (and recycled) diet that comes out seems to promise ageless vigor, vitality, and everlasting life (ok, maybe…
Is Your Brain Fog as Thick as Pea Soup??-11799
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Is Your Brain Fog as Thick as Pea Soup??

What is brain fog? Have you ever felt like you would lose your head if it wasn't attached?  Ever walked into a room to do something and promptly forgot what you were going to do?  Forgotten the simplest of words?  Or even just…
Low Progesterone:: The Other Side of Estrogen Dominance-11677
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Low Progesterone:: The Other Side of Estrogen Dominance

Here at The Detox Diva we discuss hormonal health a lot, specifically about estrogen dominance.  With so many doctors prescribing birth control pills to treat a myriad of "female"problems (none of which birth control pills actually treat…
Do you need a detox?
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What is a Detox and Do You Need One?

Detox seems to be on everybody's mind as the holiday season's excesses are already being seen on our waistlines and the new year looms large with the promises of a new start! The detoxification process is the body's natural, ongoing process…
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Estrogen Dominance and Liver Detox

You all know by now how much I love talking about the powerful effects too much estrogen has on the body.  Estrogen dominance, for women, causes so many symptoms including PMS symptoms, anxiety, depression, weight gain, heavy bleeding and…
Pathways to Detox Pt. 4:: Phase II Whats and Hows-9194
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Pathways to Detox Pt. 4:: Phase II Whats and Hows

I never thought I would be one of those writers that did long "series" but let's face it; liver detoxification is a seriously complex issue.  I started to write all the explanations of what the various conjugation pathways did yesterday…