Luteal Phase Defect: Can I get pregnant?

Cyclicity and energy The menstrual cycle is made up of four phases: menstruation, the follicular phase, ovulation and the luteal phase.  This continuous cyclical regression and renewal is energetically costly…

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Your mitochondria love fat

At Pathways, we advocate a low carbohydrate diet to restore metabolic and hormonal health and as an anti-ageing measure. In general, however, I do tailor my recommendation to a person’s…

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Tame the Fire within

Inflammation is an important and useful physiological response. When a pathogen, toxin, or trauma stresses the body, a short-term burst of inflammation is part of its effort to protect and…

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How fatigue depletes fertility?

If you suffer from chronic and unremitting fatigue, first rule out thyroid dysfunction. A simple TSH test is usually performed but it is inadequate for detecting thyroid dysfunction. A full…

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