Pamela Frank

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http://www.naturopathtoronto.ca/
I believe in addressing the root of any health problem through diet, stress reduction, exercise and specific vitamins. minerals, amino acids, herbs and other natural supplements to provide lasting health improvement to my patients.

Foods That Negatively Affect Fertility

Mercury negatively impacts a woman’s response to IVF. Avoid fish with high mercury. Processed carbs increase blood sugar and therefore insulin. Insulin disrupts hormonal balance, causing fertility problems. Sugar and caffeine promote oxidative stress. Quit drinking once you’re pregnant – it affects fertility. Consume foods with healthy fats (not trans fats) for healthy eggs and sperm. Pesticides in fruits and veggies mimic estrogen, causing estrogen dominance in women and interfering with testosterone performance in men. Dioxin causes endometriosis in women.

Signs And Symptoms Of Ovarian Cysts

Usually benign, ovarian cysts are fluid-filled pockets that occur in or on your ovaries. For the most part, they can be symptom-free, unless they become large and/or rupture. However, symptoms of ovarian cysts, if present, may include - pelvic pain before or during the menstrual cycle, painful intercourse or bowel movements, persistent abdominal bloating.

What Causes Excessive Clotting During Your Period?

There are two main influences on the color and consistency of the blood that you pass during your period: Hormones. The structure of the...

What To Do In Your 20s To Prevent Osteoporosis?

Limit your intake of caffeine, alcohol, and high-in-sugar carbonated beverages that may leach calcium from the bones over time. Consume more of almonds, leafy greens, broccoli, bone broth instead. If you have a sedentary job, get up and move every hour for 5 mins. Outside of work, exercise, for at least 30-60 mins every day. And, most importantly, quit smoking.

Simple Tips For Painless Periods

Slash refined grain products, red meat, sugar, and common allergens like dairy, gluten from your diet. Instead, eat more leafy greens, legumes, fish, eggs, raw nuts and seeds. Aim to do a light cardio workout like walking or some low-key yoga (avoid inverted positions!) to boost blood circulation. Try natural muscle relaxants like Mg supplements (150-200 mg), cramp bark.

How To Chart Your Menstrual Cycle Using Fertility Awareness Method?

Charting your menstrual cycle involves tracking several criteria related to menstruation, vaginal discharge, basal body temperature, ovulation, cervical mucous and mood. Using this data,...

Women: Understand Your Thyroid!

It is a butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck. If you place the index and middle fingers of your right and left hand about...

Causes And Treatment For Breast Pain During Pregnancy

Experiencing breast pain during pregnancy can be due to many reasons. Right from hormones, medications, trauma, omega 3 fatty acid deficiency, soft tissue injury to breast engorgement, infection, and cysts, there are many causes. Treatment for Mastalgia involves addressing the root of the problem, while taking into consideration what is safe to do during pregnancy. Read more to know about the causes and treatments for breast pain during pregnancy.

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