Category: Women's Health
CT’s Top Nutrition/Functional Medicine Practitioners
Functional medicine is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to addres [...]
The Real – but Hidden – Dangers of Postpartum Depression
The recent events with the Clancy Family in Duxbury, MA, have deeply impacted me. It has driven me to provide some education on postpartum depression [...]
Improve Your Fertility by Detoxing Your Home
Yes! Removing excess environmental toxic burden to the body that we surround ourselves with day in and day out can improve the natural function of the [...]
Detox Your Skin for Optimal Breast Health
Toxins aren’t easy to see, smell, or feel – but we’re surrounded by them daily. They can be found in our air, foods, cleaning products, and personal-c [...]
How Food Can Help Heal Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Irregular menstrual cycles of longer than 35 days, acne, abnormal body hair growth, hair loss, and weight challenges are just a few of the symptoms th [...]
Momming Is HARD! The 5 “Happy” Hormones to Help Your Mood
As moms, the momming never seems to end. The hours spent doing both visible and invisible tasks throughout our day that often go unrecognized. The tim [...]
What’s the Best Diet for Chronic Illness?
The healthiest diet for those who have chronic illness should be able to pass muster if analyzed for these four factors: Nutrient density Alkalin [...]
Unexplained, Unexplored? Or Flat-Out Ignored?
The diagnosis of “unexplained infertility” has never felt right to me, especially when up to 30% of fertility struggles have this diagnosis. There’s a [...]
Combat Menopause Belly the Healthy Way
Are you in midlife and think you may be menopausal? Do you struggle daily with extra belly fat and have no clue where it came from? Do you feel like y [...]
CT’s Top Naturopathic Physicians
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process through the use of natural t [...]
Bad Hair Day on Planet Earth
Barbara Ruzansky is the owner of West Hartford Yoga, a yoga and healing center in Central Connecticut. Although many in the community see her as a suc [...]
5 Basic Health Requirements We Don’t Talk About
Healing starts with how you approach health. An obvious statement, right? Looking at mainstream medicine, however, we can see that healing often gets [...]
Is Breast Thermography Right for Me?
The answer is yes! Breast thermography is a valuable breast screening for women of any age and is especially beneficial for those with inconclusive ma [...]
Take Care of Your Immune System So It Will Take Care of You!
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of discussion about the immune system. We are told to believe that pathogens (germs) are the cause of di [...]
Supplement Conventional Approaches to Cancer Treatment with Safe and Natural Modalities
Those four little words that have such a HUGE impact: “You have breast cancer.” Take a breath and collect your thoughts, because there is hope! While [...]
Midlife and Menopause: Mapping Your Path to Empowerment
It is truly unfortunate, and even demeaning to women, that American culture defines menopause as a time of loss—loss of fertility, youthful skin, emot [...]
Period Pain Is Common, but Not Normal
Every day, more than 300 million people menstruate in the U.S., and every month, more than 1.8 billion people menstruate worldwide. The average female [...]
Treatment for Sinusitis – without Antibiotics
If you suffer from chronic sinusitis and have been through multiple courses of antibiotics, you know the ills of this approach. Antibiotics may leave [...]
Can Improving Sleep Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer?
We have all struggled to get a good night’s sleep at some point in our lives. In fact, a recent survey found that fifty million Americans suffer from [...]
Fight Disease with Natural Remedies to Improve Sleep
It is one thing to be sick, but it is yet another to be sick and tired—and the two often go hand in hand. Not only is sleep important for waking up re [...]
When It Comes to Fertility, Does Sleep Really Matter?
Our modern society’s need to go–go–go is finally catching up with our body’s need to physically slow down. The ability to operate on the fewest hours [...]
How Important Are Hormones to Our Overall Health?
There are multiple factors that must be taken into consideration as we aim to achieve whole-body health, and one of the most important and often overl [...]
Spring Cleansing for Enhanced Fertility
Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal. Buds explode everywhere and the bleakness of winter is washed away with warm spring rain. A spring cleanse ca [...]
The Power of Individualized Medicine: A Case Study
We are led to believe by most conventional doctors that the measurement of LDL and total blood cholesterol levels are the primary predictors for cardi [...]