Blog by Kate Vazquez
Birth Control Does Not Treat Hormonal Imbalance

Birth Control Does Not Treat Hormonal Imbalance

Did you know that Birth Control Pills are commonly prescribed for hormonal imbalance when if fact they do not treat hormonal imbalance at all? I want to bring awareness and educate you because according to the CDC from 2011-2015, about 79% of women aged 14-44 were...

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What is Lyme Disease?

What is Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease was discovered in Lyme, CT  when children were developing juvenile arthritis and it was termed “Lyme arthritis”. Then a microbiologist, Willy Burgdofer, found that deer ticks carry and can transmit a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi (named after...

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6 Factors Affecting Fertility

6 Factors Affecting Fertility

According to the American Pregnancy Association, infertility affects about 6.1 million American females and about 25% have more than one cause. Most of the time the causes are factors that we can control, except for one. Once the causes are determined and treatment is...

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Why am I a Plant Based Practitioner?

Why am I a Plant Based Practitioner?

Growing up, I consumed the Standard American Diet which is full of processed , inflammatory foods, added sugar and a lot of animal products (meat, dairy, and eggs). Even though my mom was cooking “healthy” at home, and making sure that we were eating lots of fruits...

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Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance

Symptoms of Estrogen Dominance I’m seeing a common occurrence of women having estrogen dominance due to a lower level of progesterone, with or without higher levels of estrogen. Estrogen dominance occurs from inflammatory foods, constipation, stress, and exposure to...

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Causes of Fibromyalgia

Causes of Fibromyalgia

What if I told you that you don’t to live in pain for the rest of your life? Fibromyalgia is classified as a disorder involving muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, sleep disturbance, memory and mood issues. In order to be diagnosed, someone has to have at least 11 out of...

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Toxins Causing Hormonal Imbalance

Toxins Causing Hormonal Imbalance

We are living in a toxic world, constantly being bombarded by toxins, chemicals, and heavy metals. Toxins are another main cause of hormonal imbalances resulting in PCOS, PMS, and infertility, to name a few. Toxins are found everywhere in nonstick cookware, plastic...

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Autoimmune Disorders and Infertility

Autoimmune Disorders and Infertility

The NIH states about 23.5 million Americans have an autoimmune disorder and according to the AARDA, about 75% of them are women. An autoimmune disorder is when the body’s own immune system is attacking it’s own cells. For example, if someone has Hashimoto’s the immune...

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What’s in your Deodorant?

What’s in your Deodorant?

Let’s talk about deodorant! Deodorants that are antiperspirants contain aluminum which clog your sweat glands to prevent you from sweating. However, this keeps us from getting rid of toxins. In addition to aluminum, there are other chemicals that could affect our...

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