Menopause and Perimenopause

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The Emotional Side of Perimenopause

How many times have you felt something going on in your body that made you think something was wrong? Have you panicked over a hot flash or mood changes because you’re convinced you must be in early menopause? Do you find yourself suddenly unable to carry on as you always have, without any idea why? […]

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The #1 Symptom of Menopause: It’s Not What you Think!

Do you know what the #1 symptom of Menopause is? I bet it’s not what you think! There are many different menopausal symptoms (three dozen or so!) and each woman experiences menopause differently; which symptoms cause the greatest disruption to YOUR life will be unique to YOU. But even so, with my patients at the […]

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The Surprising Truth About Hot Flashes

Maybe you’ve been in this situation: You’re standing with a group of friends, having a stimulating conversation and enjoying their company, when all of a sudden a wave of heat floods your body. You feel tingling from head to toe, and you break out in a sweat. Your concentration is broken and you can’t focus […]

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The Truth About Perimenopausal Weight Gain

As women, we spend so much of our lives comparing ourselves to other women – whether it’s our friends, our co-workers, our sisters or family members, or the many women who stare back at us from the pages of magazines, or TV and film screens. We use these other women as models of what is […]

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Menopause Myths and the Answers You Need

Menopause is a time of change and it can be so confusing! There is so much information out there (and so many stories) about what will happen to your body — and your life! Will you gain weight, lose your sex drive, suffer from hot flashes? Will menopause feel as though it’s hitting you like […]

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Dry Eyes and Hormone Imbalance

It’s said that your eyes are the window to your soul, and if you look deep within you can see a person’s genuineness and truth! But what happens when your eyes aren’t sending a true message because they are irritated, dry, red and itchy? If you have symptoms of dry eyes, there might be something […]

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How You Can Feel Good With Early Menopause

Many women feel a sense of dread when they think about menopause. They’ve heard horror stories about unpleasant symptoms, including weight gain, insomnia, mood swings, and vaginal dryness; none of these sound fun to experience. The fear that menopause inspires can be especially prominent if it seems as though it’s arriving far too early. If […]

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Treatments for Vaginal Dryness

Some symptoms of menopause are harder than others to talk about, but that doesn’t make them any less frustrating. In fact, if you avoid letting your practitioner know about things you are experiencing, you might be missing out on great relief. Vaginal dryness is one such “hidden” symptom – and it can cause so much […]

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Five Steps For Natural Menopause Relief

Stop your symptoms with optimal nutrition Try herbal remedies that work as adaptogens for your hormones Find exercise you love to help reduce fat and help estrogen and progesterone ratios Take steps to reduce your stress Understand that our emotions play a vital role in our health Natural alternatives have been a hot topic with […]

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Nutritional Relief For Hot Flashes

 Protein — the foundation for hot flashes relief  Healthy fats — how they help  High-fiber phytonutrients — fewer flashes  Balanced nutrition for hormonal equilibrium I’m thrilled to say that it’s been awhile since I have had to think about hot flashes, but I remember those days well. And I can easily relate to the difficulties […]

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