Category Archives: Natural Treatments

natural treatments for pcos

What PCOS Supplements Should I Consider Using?

If you’re dealing with PCOS, you already know that it can be a devastating diagnosis. The condition carries with it a long list of symptoms that can be hard to handle. One alternative to explore is supplementation, but the possibilities are endless. What PCOS supplements should you consider? How Can PCOS Supplements Help? Supplements are exactly…

How Much Water Should You Drink a Day (and is it all just a marketing ploy to sell bottled water)?

benefits of drinking water

About 6 weeks ago, I heard a news story that mentioned a study into the amount of water we should drink every day. The conclusion was that we don’t need to drink 6 to 8 glasses of water a day. It went so far as to say this could in fact be dangerous, and that…

Freedom from PCOS Review: Overcome PCOS

Blog Update: “Freedom from PCOS” is no longer available. For similar resources to help combat PCOS naturally, take a look at Ovarian Cyst Miracle, The Natural PCOS Diet or the Insulite system.   ********************************************* Recently a new PCOS program appeared on my radar called “Freedom from PCOS” written by Katie Humphrey, which promises “three proven steps…

Agnus Castus and PCOS

agnus castus and pcos

In my last post – PCOS and Depression –  I mentioned that I had been suffering with bad PMT due to a long delay in my period. In order to resolve the problem, I turned back to a herbal medicine I have used in the past – Agnus Castus (also known as Vitex and Chaste Tree…

Natural Treatment for PCOS

In this video I talk about my experiences and your options for a natural treatment for PCOS. In most cases, our doctors do a good job, but they tend to treat symptoms rather than the whole body. Alternative therapies are more holistic and look at everything happening to the body, not just the symptoms. If…

Benefits of Drinking Hot Water and Lemon

One of the aspects of the 30 Day Detox is to drink hot water with lemon and lime every day before eating or drinking anything. In fact, this is a feature of many diets. So, what are the benefits of drinking hot water and lemon? You might imagine that lemon juice in water would be…

A Bit More on My Reasons for the 30 Day Detox

Some people have asked me to blog a bit more about my 30 Day Detox and why I am doing it. The best way to learn what I am doing here is to visit Trisha Stewart’s website for a greater explanation and buy her Healthy Tart book. This talks a lot about good nutrition and…

30 Day Detox: Day 2

My cold seems to be clearing fairly quickly, but I still haven’t been feeling too good today. I spent most of the morning sleeping and then had a serious need to replenish some fluids so have drunk a lot of water, as well as plenty of hot water with lemon, lime and ginger. I’ve also…

30 Day Detox: Day 1 – I Got a Cold!

It wasn’t the most auspicious  start to my 30 day detox. Yesterday I could feel myself coming down with a cold so when I woke up this morning I felt pretty ropey. My day has been filled with sleeping, and drinking lots of fluids – namely water, herbal teas and hot water infused with lemon, lime…

Why the 30 Day Detox?

This week I went for my first consultation with Trisha Stewart, a nutritionist and natural health practitioner. She is also the author of the Healthy Tart series of books. I’ll be blogging more about what the consultation involved and the results. One of the things Trisha recommends for everyone is a 30 day detox. Before…