Blog by Kate Vazquez
Causes of Infertility and Miscarriage

Causes of Infertility and Miscarriage

I’ve noticed a lot of my female clients and friends have a history of miscarriage or trouble getting pregnant. I feel like this is becoming more and more common so I started researching what are the root causes of infertility. In fact according to the CDC, about 12%...

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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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Natural UTI Remedies

Natural UTI Remedies

What is a UTI? A "UTI" is a urinary tract infection caused by bacteria usually from the intestines (such as E. Coli). The infection can ascend into the bladder and kidneys if it is not treated with antibiotics. Some women like to try a natural, alternative approach...

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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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Harmful Chemicals in Tampons

Harmful Chemicals in Tampons

Did you know that tampons can contain toxins? Yes, tampons are synthetically made which contain toxins and chemicals harmful to our health. The mucus membranes of the vaginal canal is susceptible to toxins and chemicals because it is more permeable than our skin so it...

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Exercise Improving Hormonal Imbalance

Exercise Improving Hormonal Imbalance

What if I told you that having a sedentary job for 8 hours or more hours, then coming home & siting in front of the tv for a couple more hours can really affect your hormones? If you have hormone imbalance and a sedentary lifestyle, you’ll definitely want to take...

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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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Sleep Causing Hormonal Imbalance

Sleep Causing Hormonal Imbalance

Fun fact, we should be spending a third of our lives sleeping. How does that sound? Sleep is so important for our overall health and hormones. In fact when we are sleep deprived, it can contribute to weight gain, increased cortisol levels, and insulin resistance which...

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What is a Migraine?

What is a Migraine?

June is Migraine Awareness month and I want to bring awareness to those that have it and those that do not about what are the causes and triggers of migraines to educate and possibly help improve them. Migraines are a complex, multifactorial neurovascular disorder...

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