Functional Medicine Blog

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18 Symptoms of Low Progesterone

Symptoms of low progesterone You may have “heard” that premenstrual syndrome; PMS, or even the worse premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is due to low progesterone. You might have read that one of the common signs of progesterone deficiency is premenstrual bloating. However, this article will review the common symptoms and then the signs of progesterone… Read More »

Get Rid of Menopause Belly Fat

Why has my flat belly turned into a menopausal muffin top? You’re a woman in her late 40’s. You’ve spent your life watching what you eat. You have done regular exercise. You are not packing on the pounds, but you notice that your previously  flat belly pooches out when you look from the side. Your… Read More »

How do you know if mold is making you sick?

Mold and mycotoxins-what’s the story? You may know that mold can cause allergic reactions such as a runny nose, itchy eyes and even asthma. You also may know that’s it’s not a good idea to have mold in your home, and that visible mold should be cleaned up. You may not know that toxins from… Read More »