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YHB Recommended Reading: Menopause + Perimenopause

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance. You'll also find a list of some of our favorite podcast episodes that will provide "edutainment" and tangible tips & takeaways (download and save for your next walk or commute)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for additional support understanding what to expect in menopause (and perimenopause) and steps you can take to prepare AND find relief, naturally!

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The Hormonal Connection to Headaches + Migraines

By Jess Suchan, YHB’s Holistic Health Coach, @bodyblissbyjess



Do you suffer from monthly headaches or migraines that seem to pop up
right before your period? Or maybe you notice them happening during times
of heightened stress or travel? Do they come on 12-24 hours after you eat
certain foods or go too long without water? Bottom line: headaches can
disrupt the quality of your life and migraines can be completely debilitating!
The good news? Getting to the root of your triggers is possible and so i…

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PRODUCT PICK: HAPPY LIGHT

Sunlight is an essential element of a healthy & happy lifestyle, but many of us don't get the amount of daylight we need to reap its benefits. Our recommendation? Consider ‘light therapy’ with a product like the HappyLight by @verilux!

Our brain’s chemistry and body-clock are affected by light which stimulates specific hormones and neurotransmitters that greatly influence our overall feelings of well-being. Bright light exposure early in the day stimulates our body's production of serotonin (…

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BEST FOODS TO BOOST YOUR MOOD

Could your mood use a boost?  

What you eat can play a significant role in how you feel emotionally.  Research shows that eating foods with the right nutrients can boost your mood, fight depression, control stress and help ease anxiety. 

 Let’s take a look at some foods that can help boost your mood, and why!

1. Raw nuts & seeds like cashews, almonds, pumpkin, sunflower & sesame rich in protein, fiber & healthy fats AND an excellent source of tryptophan, an amino acid responsible for produc…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Natural Hormone Re-Balancing Guides

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance.You'll also find a list of some of our favorite podcast episodes that will provide "edutainment" and tangible tips & takeaways (download and save for your next walk or commute)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for additional support understanding HOW to naturally rebalance your hormones with necessary (and realistic!) steps to make it happen. 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Hormon…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Cookbooks + Healthy Swap Outs for Hormone Balance

The following cookbooks and swap out // recipe guides are wonderful for hormone balance. Read below descriptions to find anti-inflammatory, low sugar, vegan + PCOS recipe ideas. When making changes to your diet it's important to find meals that you LOVE so that you can create a sustainable  lifestyle that supports longterm wellness & balance. Take a look through our suggestions & start with 1 or 2 that feel realistic & that would be a great complement to your current routine. New to cooking? Cre…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Cycle Regulation, Improving PMS + PCOS, Birth Control Detox + more!

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance. You'll also find a list of some of our favorite podcast episodes that will provide "edutainment" and tangible tips & takeaways (download and save for your next walk or commute)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for greater support regulating your cycle, detoxing from birth control + getting a grip on troublesome PMS + PCOS symptoms.

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Woman Code, Aliss…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Adrenal Health (Stress, Anxiety)

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance. We've also included specific podcast episodes that dive intro adrenal health & tangible ways to manage stress (download & save so you can tune in next time you're on a walk or commuting)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for additional support understanding HOW to improve your adrenal health (the hormone connection to stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression and more) + so…

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YHB's Recommended Reading: Hormones + Weight Loss

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance. We've also included a roundup of some of our favorite podcast episodes that are both empowering & educational with tangible tips & tools (download & save for your next walk or commute!). 

We highly encourage checking out these resources for additional support understanding the connection between hormone imbalance and difficulties losing or maintaining weight. Take a look through our r…

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5 Reasons We Prefer Saliva Testing VS Standard Blood Testing (Specifically for Measuring: Estrogen, Progesterone, DHEA, Testosterone & Cortisol)

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One of the most common questions we get from our clients is: "How is saliva testing different from the standard blood test I received from my doctor?" 

Typically, the main type of hormone tests provided by traditional doctors (because they are covered by insurance) are standard blood tests, which unfortunately do not measure free, 'bioavailable' I.e. active hormone levels, and therefore do not shed nearly as much light on the key imbalances behind the symptoms we are actively experiencing!

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