Today's Theme: Hormone Health Read about today’s theme and then answer the question to enter the daily contest. PCOS is defined as a group of symptoms that happen when ovulation...
Daily Contest Thursday May 20
Today’s Theme: Women’s Health/Hormone Health
Read about today’s theme and then answer the question to enter the daily contest.
Hormone health is paramount for Women’s Health.
Balanced hormones allow for smoother transitions throughout womanhood.
The first step is to ensure that you have healthy habits in place so that hormones function optimally, allowing you to breeze through your cycles with ease. Some healthy habits include: frequent exercise, nutrient dense foods, adequate water intake, stress management and proper sleep hygiene.
The second step is to correct hormone imbalances. Naturopathic Doctors achieve this through lifestyle modifications, nutritional modifications and supplementation when needed.
Some signs that your hormones are not functioning optimally include but are not limited to: bloating, headaches, irritability, night sweats, hot flashes, no menstrual cycle (and not pregnant), heavy bleeding, extreme cramps, cystic acne, frequent mood swings, inability to lose weight, infertility, etc.
Naturopathic Medicine is very beneficial for helping women attain regular menstrual cycles, monthly ovulation and minimal PMS
Today’s Contest Question*
True or false:
Ovulation is the only way to make progesterone.
Today’s Featured Doctor: Cassandra Connolly, ND
Dr. Katherine MacAdam & Associates
6777 Quinpool Rd,
Halifax NS B3L 1C2
(902) 407-3347 Phone
(902) 423-4039 Fax
Dr Cassandra Connolly is a Naturopathic Doctor, health advocate and mother. As a Naturopathic Doctor, Cassandra is particularly passionate about working with people towards achieving optimal health and assisting them towards living their most vibrant and authentic self.
Dr Cassandra’s life philosophy is simple and straightforward: Keep things real!
* Consume real food
* Engage in real talk
* Create real connections
Dr. Cassandra believes in doing things differently…she has a clinical focus to help women create a life where happiness and optimal health reside under one roof. Her approach to health includes providing a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan where the individuals’ mental, emotional and physical components are incorporated into all aspects of care.
Dr Cassandra’s practice is predominately focused on women’s wellness and fertility with additional specialized interests in autoimmune diseases, gastrointestinal health, anxiety and weight loss. Dr. Cassandra strongly believes that in a world where more is often considered better, we should aim to use less to accomplish more.
Dr. Cassandra Connolly, ND completed a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Mount Saint University. Most recently, she has obtained a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver, BC. A true maritimer at heart, Cassandra has returned home to Nova Scotia to pursue her passion of medicine and helping others.
Aside from medical practice Dr Cassandra is a busy mom whose passions include: spending time with her son and husband, exploring nature, experimenting in the kitchen, gardening and relaxing to country music with a glass of wine!
If you’re interested in working with Dr. Cassandra to optimize your health and performance, she offers complimentary 15-minute meet-and-greet visits. You can call, email or book online to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Cassandra Connolly is a licensed health care professional and a professional member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NSAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), and the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA).
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