Bone Health in Menopause and Beyond

bone Sep 17, 2019

Preventing osteoporosis should be a priority for all women. 

90% of your peak bone mass is acquired by 18 years of age in females and continues to increase until the age of 30. Women start to lose about 1% a year until menopause and after...

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How to Optimise your Immune Function in Menopause

immune Sep 10, 2019

  Unfortunately, as your hormones drop you are more prone to:

  • Viral infections and viral reactivation of previous infections
  • Bacterial and other microbial infections
  • Cancer
  • Auto-immune conditions
  • Increased inflammation

 

If you...

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Headaches, Migraines and Menopause

headache Aug 27, 2019

 Fluctuating hormone levels can contribute towards increased headaches and migraines around perimenopause and menopause. If you suffered from hormonal headaches during your fertile years you are at a higher risk of head pain now. But in...

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Breast Health and Menopause

breast Aug 20, 2019

 

As you approach perimenopause, you may start to notice changes in your breasts. Some women discover lumps and bumps, others notice changes in size or texture, new sensitivity or discomfort. 

As your estrogen levels start to drop, you...

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Menopausal Memory

cognition Aug 13, 2019

Ever wondered why memory loss is sometimes associated with the menopausal transition?

It's because estrogen stimulates the growth of new neurons (brain cells), it strengthens dendrites and synapses (which are critical in transporting...

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Menopausal Weight

weight Aug 06, 2019

 

Weight gain is one of the most common complaints of perimenopause but it doesn’t need to be. Just like the rest of your menopausal symptoms your weight gain or in some women weight redistribution to be primarily around your abdomen...

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Fatigue in Menopause

energy Jul 30, 2019

 

The cause of fatigue is so multifactorial and will be different for every woman. Some of the common causes are easy to rule out with blood tests. These include:

* Iron/ferritin levels

* Vitamin D

* Vitamin B12

* Blood sugar imbalances

* ...

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Menopause and Digestion

digestion Jul 23, 2019

 

If you want to age well, live well and experience true health, you must have an optimally functioning digestive system. Don't underestimate the importance of good digestion and don't overlook treating if first and foremost.

 

At this...

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Early Peri-menopause

 

Peri-menopause is the transitional phase before menopause. It can start as early as 10 years before menopause. Women in as early as their mid-thirties can start to feel the change in their hormonal status. These symptoms can get...

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The Importance of Exercise in your Menopausal Transition

Exercise is essential at every stage of life, and perimenopause/menopause is no exception. 

 

Here are a few ways exercise can help improve your menopausal transition and benefit your general wellbeing.

  • During our transition, we have a...
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