The power of self-advocacy

Tanya Salituro

Speaking up for yourself can be a tough and scary thing to do, especially when it comes to your health and wellbeing. Tanya Salituro, founder of CanPrev, mom of 4, and breast cancer survivor knows this all too well. During an interview with The Tonic, Tanya speaks about her personal journey with battling cancer. As a young adult, putting herself … Read More

Spotting the signs of estrogen dominance

Older woman outside looking in mirror

Have you been feeling irritable, unable to concentrate, or having trouble sleeping? These are common symptoms of estrogen dominance, an elevated level of estrogen that disrupts hormonal balance in the body. But with a proper diagnosis and some simple lifestyle changes, it’s possible to feel like yourself again. Let’s explore what you can do to naturally support your hormone health. … Read More

Dear readers: A strong community goes a long way

Andrea Gnys

This Women’s Health Month, we’ll be highlighting the health journeys of four amazingly courageous women and their paths to motherhood. We understand that conversations around motherhood can be difficult for many. That’s why we want to share the topics we’ll be covering ahead of time so you can decide if you’ll be following along. We hope these stories inspire you … Read More

Dear readers: Give yourself permission

Dr. Laura von Hagen

This Women’s Health Month, we’ll be highlighting the health journeys of four amazingly courageous women and their paths to motherhood. We understand that conversations around motherhood can be difficult for many. That’s why we want to share the topics we’ll be covering ahead of time so you can decide if you’ll be following along. We hope these stories inspire you … Read More

Dear readers: Tune into your body

Jessie Lam

This Women’s Health Month, we’ll be highlighting the health journeys of four amazingly courageous women and their paths to motherhood. We understand that conversations around motherhood can be difficult for many. That’s why we want to share the topics we’ll be covering ahead of time so you can decide if you’ll be following along. We hope these stories inspire you … Read More

Dear readers: Take ownership of your health

Marni Wasserman

This Women’s Health Month, we’ll be highlighting the health journeys of four amazingly courageous women and their paths to motherhood. We understand that conversations around motherhood can be difficult for many. That’s why we want to share the topics we’ll be covering ahead of time so you can decide if you’ll be following along. We hope these stories inspire you … Read More

Dark circles under your eyes? Here’s what they mean for your health

Woman using eye cream for dark circles

When you look at yourself in the mirror, what do you see? If you’re dealing with dark circles under your eyes, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s very common to experience this at some point in your life. While it can sometimes be caused by a lack of sleep, there are other reasons as well. From allergies to nutrient deficiencies, … Read More

What is your vagina telling you?

Woman on laptop

Our bodies are complex and fascinating. They’re also always communicating with us, giving us signs to let us know when we’re healthy and when something is not right. If you find yourself googling symptoms when something feels off down there, you’re not alone. But just like we can’t understand an unfamiliar language, we may not always be able to decipher … Read More

Breast cancer awareness: How to self check

Two women holding breast cancer awareness symbols

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – an opportunity to learn more about our bodies, our health, and how to spot the early signs of breast cancer. Learning more about breast cancer can help not only you, but those around you as well. So, to spread awareness this October, we’re urging you to self examine and stay aware of any … Read More

The key to maintaining healthy vaginal flora

woman smiling with flowers on her head

When something is off “down there”, it can feel uncomfortable, embarrassing and downright inconvenient. But the truth is, the majority of people with vaginas will experience vaginal imbalances at some point in their lives. Occasional imbalances are totally normal, be it in the form of a urinary tract infection (UTI), a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis (BV). But if these … Read More