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The Ultimate Adrenal Fatigue Weight Loss Guide

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Hold it right there…

 

To understand adrenal fatigue weight loss, you first need to know which stage of adrenal fatigue you’re in. If you’re not absolutely sure, take our quiz to find out.

 

 

When you have adrenal fatigue, the simple logic of ‘eat less, exercise more’ doesn’t apply anymore.

 

Have you tried to restrict your fat or carb intake, or reduce your portion size? In fact, many of my clients find that the less they eat the more weight they gain, especially around the middle. This is frustrating but all too common!

 

To make matters worse, exercise is no longer invigorating. When you’re burnt out it can take days to recover from a hard workout. Try and burn calories with a sweaty spin session or an intense reformer Pilates class and you feel like you need to go to bed ASAP!

 

Nutrition and exercise are the two main pillars of physical health. However, when we have symptoms like low energy, brain fog, and stubborn weight we need to switch up our approach.

 

In this article, we will show you why what you’re doing isn’t working (and what to do instead). We’ll also give you a PDF to help you walk through the new approach for nutrition and exercise when you’re healing adrenal fatigue. Read More

How the Pill Really Works: Hormonal Birth Control, Your Cycle & Your Body

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An Interview with Holly Grigg-Spall

Madeline interviews Holly Grigg-Spall, the author of the bestselling book Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control.

In this interview, you’ll get the up-to-the-minute truth on the ranging effects of hormonal birth control and how properly educating yourself about your female body (and your menstrual cycle) is the best thing you can do before you decide how to address any of your health symptoms. Read More

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7 Unexpected Types Of Stress That Keep You Fatigued

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Here’s the scenario: you’re tired, gaining weight (you see it around your middle), you’ve developed a bad attitude towards your husband and you seem to have very little energy (or patience) to do anything about it.

 

You spend your weekends recovering and doing chores that you should have done during the week. But after work, all you can do is sit in front of the TV and Netflix with a glass of wine in hand to take the edge off.

 

You feel like the weight of your life is crushing you and there’s very little you can do about it.

 

Wow, that’s no way to live! However, this is a story that’s so common for many women. And if you’ve been feeling like this for some time, you may have adrenal fatigue. Read More

Adrenal Fatigue Recovery Part 1- Start Here

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Part 1: Recover From Adrenal Fatigue Fast

In part 1 of our 4-part series, Madeline will weigh in on what you must know before you can recover your energy, clear the brain fog and lose the stubborn weight.

Primarily, you’ll figure out what’s causing your adrenal fatigue and learn how to determine which phase you’re in.

If you don’t know this, you’re healing process will be slow and you actually might do more harm than good.

Stay with me till the end and I’ll be sharing some free resources and support material with you. Read More

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Adrenal Fatigue Diet Hack: Black Sesame Smoothies

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An Adrenal Fatigue Diet

 

Here at Natural Hormone Healing, we demonstrate how your meals play a part in your healing journey. Unfortunately, if you struggle with adrenal fatigue it can be difficult to prioritize healthy, balanced meals when you have no energy.

 

We feel you! It’s so much easier to pay for fast food or order take out when you’re desperately trying to find the time to just relax. However, there is a fantastic option that’s at your disposal: smoothies.

 

Smoothies are perfect for everyone, but especially those of us with low, low energy. In this article, we’ll teach you how your smoothie can become a complete meal that you can make in 3 easy steps. Read More

How To Self Pleasure For Optimal Sexual And Hormonal Health

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Meet Courtney Davis

Madeline did an interview with women’s sexual empowerment educator Courtney Davis. Courtney teaches women how to connect to their vagina and body for more pleasure, power and fulfillment. She is the creator of Viva la Vagina, an e-course for women designed to help women experience the full spectrum of orgasm and help them increase their capacity for pleasure.

This post is not a transcript, but written based on the information in the interview. We hope you enjoy both the interview recording and this article!

 

Women’s Sexual Health

Sexuality is not thought to be a part of our everyday life. It’s common to believe that you’re only sexual at certain times, for example when you’re having intercourse or when you masturbate. In fact, a healthy sexuality is understanding that the sexual part of yourself is always there. It’s part of the whole ‘you’. Read More

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Use Essential Oils for Fast-Acting Hormone Balance

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The Power Of Essential Oils

 

Essential oils have a variety of hormone balancing benefits, which is why they have earned a place in my natural healing tool kit.

 

In fact, I’ve been working with essential oils in my health coaching practice since 2013. Since, then, I have seen essential oils help to eliminate menstrual cramps and relieve menopause symptoms. I often prescribe essential oils to my private clients because the oils are so effective. This article is a primer on how to use my favorite oils for hormone balance. Read More

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Intermittent Fasting And Hormone Balance

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What Is Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you eat within a defined period of time and otherwise avoid eating. For the purpose of this article, intermittent fasting means eating within a 6-9-hour window and avoiding food for 16-18 hours. This is usually achieved by eating dinner around 6:00-8:00 pm and eating the first meal of the day around 10:00 am to noon.

 

Intermittent Fasting Benefits

This controlled eating pattern has many benefits including:

  • reduce insulin resistance (it can lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes)
  • increase human growth hormone which is important for tissue repair, healing, muscle mass
  • improve cellular repair and remove waste materials from cells
  • weight loss (including belly fat)
  • reduce inflammation
  • improve brain health

You can see why intermittent fasting is something to consider! However, you’re probably wondering if intermittent fasting is okay for women, especially women with a hormone imbalance.

That answer is not a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’. It depends on what kind of hormone imbalance you have. Read More

Free Yourself From Diet Culture Interview

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Sarah Steffens is Natural Hormone Healing’s recipe developer and food photographer. Her primary work as a personal chef for her Hollywood clients as well as recipe developer for Whole 30 keeps her busy. This week she made time to speak to Madeline about diet culture and developing a positive relationship with food.

Watch the interview to get all the details or read on for the big take-aways! Read More

The Symptoms & Causes Of Low Progesterone

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Low Levels of Progesterone

 

If you struggle with low levels of progesterone, you may experience some of the following symptoms:

 

  • Skin issues
  • Mood swings
  • PMS
  • Heavy periods
  • Irregular periods
  • Fibroids
  • Brain Fog
  • Miscarriages

And more…

 

Your body naturally wants to keep your hormones balanced, so how could progesterone levels deplete in the first place?

 

It’s important to find the cause of your low levels of progesterone. Once you address the root cause, it’s much more simple to find a course of treatment that’s right for you.

 

Read on to learn about the hormone and how your levels can become depleted. Read More