Dr. Rebecca Harwin, Author at Sepalika

About: Dr. Rebecca Harwin

is a leading natural health and PCOS expert, and has worked with thousands of women, men and children to improve their lives. Holding three University degrees, she is the author of 23 books, including her Amazon bestseller titled, Conquer Your PCOS Naturally, and three courses. Dr. Harwin is a contented wife and stepmom of one 17-year old, a greyhound, two cats and three hens.

Posts by Dr. Rebecca Harwin:

  • Body Acne: Causes, Types & Natural Ways To Get Rid Of It, 02 Feb 2018 in Living Well

    Acne is ubiquitous in the teen years, and with hormones swinging up and down like a yoyo, vastly changing the developing body, we all but expect this common skin condition at this time. But Mother Nature can be harsh, and sometimes acne doesn’t remain behind in our youth… and instead remains on our behind. And […]

  • Fever – An Expression of a Healthy Body, 19 Jan 2018 in Living Well

    Remember a time when you or someone you loved had a fever. Were you concerned, even afraid? Did you rush for treatment to help the fever abate? However, you will be surprised to know that fever is not an enemy of your body.  Let’s understand why fever is good for your body. Fever is commonly […]

  • PCOS: Does The Answer Lay Within Your Brain, Not Your Ovaries?, 14 Dec 2017 in Awareness & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) suffer from numerous potentially devastating signs and symptoms. And mainstream treatment is limited at best. Could this be because we are missing a vital key – a cornerstone – of how PCOS comes to be and continues to cycle through our lives by focusing on symptoms rather than causes? Could […]

  • PCOS and Inflammation: The Chicken or The Egg, or Both?, 18 Nov 2017 in Health Problems & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) have been shown to have higher levels of inflammation. That’s also true for those suffering from other diseases of modern civilization — cardiovascular disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes. Interestingly, as PCOS patients are also at a greater risk of these other diseases, it begs the question. What is the link between […]

  • Is PCOS Genetic & Can You Control Its Onset?, 13 Nov 2017 in Awareness & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    It’s quite likely you’ve been told Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (aka PCOS) is in your genes. This is a common reason why women are incorrectly advised, ‘there is nothing you can do’. I’ve often heard this comment myself; it makes me cringe! So, is PCOS genetic? The answer is more complicated and infinitely more empowering than […]

  • Can Weight Training Be The Key To Success Against PCOS?, 10 Nov 2017 in Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Looking for a secret? An approach that can boost your fat loss, tone your tummy and help improve the hormonal mess that is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? Weight training might just be your answer. Before I begin sharing my approach and some wonderful, simple exercises, let’s turn to the research into weight training and specifically how it […]

  • Maya Massage Therapy: Know How It Works For PCOS, 05 Nov 2017 in Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Pop! The sweet sound one of my patients noticed as she felt her uterus guide gently back into place, taking with it her back pain and period troubles. While I don’t practice Maya massage therapy myself, I noticed a complete resolution of the sacroiliac issue that this patient, herself an Osteopath, had been experiencing, following […]

  • The Wonderful Benefits of Aerobic Exercise for Women With PCOS, 18 Oct 2017 in Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    If your mind has just jumped to those super cool (not!), hyper-color, lycra clad aerobics classes of the eighties, you’ll be relieved to know I’m not suggesting you head down to your local vintage store and hunt down some bright pink skin tights. You’ve got to check this out: And if you’re too young, I’m glad […]

  • Exercise Your Way To Freedom From PCOS, 05 Oct 2017 in Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Ah, that dreaded word! If you are cringing inside your boots before we deep dive into the world of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and exercise, deep breathe. We’re about to look at how you can save time, maximize results, and maybe, just maybe, discover a lifelong love affair. Why and what type of exercise is best […]

  • What Are The Causes Of PCOS? And Simple Steps To Deal With Them, 28 Sep 2017 in Awareness & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    So you’ve been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS.) Welcome to the club, you are not alone. When I was first diagnosed with PCOS at the age of 17, in 1992 (I’m showing my age!), it was rare that any health professional had even heard of this syndrome. I found myself explaining what little I […]

  • PCOS Diagnosis: An Expert Outlines How To Test For PCOS, 21 Sep 2017 in Awareness & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    PCOS can present with a myriad of signs and symptoms. The classical woman with PCOS is overweight, with irregular, potentially painful, periods, infertility, excessive facial and body hair and acne. However, there is a great deal of variation, making PCOS diagnosis difficult. Because of this variation, it is estimated that up to 70% of women […]