Get to Know Your Period

Stesha Fertility, Women's Hormones

More and more women are saying NO to the pill and YES to their own natural monthly cycles. By inviting our periods into our daily lives, we make them seem less threatening, less dreadful, and more NORMAL. Because DUH they are normal. But, do you know what’s happening with YOUR period? Does it come every month? Or skip around? How …

Types of Hormonal Birth Control

Stesha Birth Control, Women's Hormones

Do you know which type of hormonal birth control you are using? Furthermore, did your doctor even explain how it works? Most likely no, so let’s get our education on! There are 3 categories of hormonal birth control we are going to discuss today: Combo pill, mini pill, and hormonal IUDs. First of all, let’s start with that little pill …

Ladies, You Deserve Better

Stesha Birth Control, Fertility, Women's Hormones

Ladies, you deserve better! Would you love to know more about birth control pills and IUDs, what they do to your hormones, and how to successfully come off of them?! If so, stay tuned for my women’s health series this week! Ask yourself if you have ever had a conversation with your doctor about the following: what birth control does, …

Water Retention in Women Explained

Stesha Women's Hormones

Let’s face it…water retention can make you look and feel puffy in the mirror and even cause your clothes to fit tighter. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it also makes tracking your body composition progress a real b%$#. You’ll drive yourself nuts comparing weight on the scale from a week to week basis. Good news is, however, that any …

Uncover the Causes of PMS

Stesha Women's Hormones

It’s that time of the month again. When everything seems insurmountable, clothes are fitting tighter, and your face has broken out into a minefield. Meanwhile, you’re craving everything in the carb aisle which just accentuates the shit symptoms you are feeling. Ladies, raise your hand if you’ve ever used the terms ‘PMS-ing’ and/or “hormonal” to describe the symptoms you feel …

Women and Excess Androgens

Stesha Birth Control, Women's Hormones

Ladies, should you consider taking a prostate support supplement?? Let’s dissect a super taboo subject that NO female ever wants to admit dealing with => excess androgens For the past 4 months, I dealt with and treated some pretty manly symptoms… No, I didn’t grow a penis overnight, but I DID start to experience some other physical characteristics including excess …

Understanding Water Retention

Stesha Women's Hormones

One of the biggest concerns for women who are on a health and fat loss journey is WATER RETENTION!! Are you struggling to understand this concept, too? Good, you’re in the right place… Let’s begin with the basics of fluid balance in a healthy human being. Your body is made up of 60-70% of your body weight in WATER, so …