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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Menopausal Sleep

sleep Jul 09, 2019

Or should I say Menopausal lack of sleep? 

There are many reasons for sleep issues at this stage of life and unfortunately half of you won't sleep tonight, stress and anxiety could be keeping your mind busy all night. Cortisol (one of your...

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Breathing exercises

Have you ever noticed that when you're relaxed you breath slower and deeper and when you are stressed you breathe faster, shallower breaths? The simple act of breathing allows us to oxygenate our body and calm our mind. 

 

When you watch...

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Menopausal Moods

 

For the majority of women transitioning into menopause, moods can be a struggle. It is more prevalent with women who have a history of anxiety or depression but it can affect anyone. 

Mental health concerns in women tend to peak in...

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2019 Menopause Survey Results

survey Jun 24, 2019

 

We surveyed our community of peri-menopausal and menopausal women. These women were asked 6 questions. We hope you find their answers as interesting as we did.

 

Question 1: Have you seen a Naturopath before? If not, why?

50% answered...

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Initial Testing for Menopause

 

 

Women often have very similar symptoms during their menopausal transition but very different underlying causes. Testing is the best way to determine why you are feeling the way you are and what individual treatment strategies you...

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Menopause Diet Checklist

nutrition Jun 10, 2019

 

  1. It's important to allow your digestive system time to rest and digest. Ideally, there would be a minimum of 12 hours without food every day. This can be easily obtained if you finish dinner before 7 pm and do not have breakfast before 7...
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Menopause Nutrition Basics - Part 3 - Drinks

nutrition Jun 10, 2019

 

Water

Consider the role of dehydration for a minute. A grape is well hydrated and looks plump, young and healthy, while a dehydrated raisin looks shriveled up and old. The difference is water. How much are you drinking every day? The...

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Menopause Nutrition Basics - Part 2 - Macronutrients

nutrition Jun 10, 2019

 “Let food be thy medicine”

— Hippocrates

 

Macronutrients: The building blocks of food

There are three main components of food: carbohydrates, protein, and fats.

 

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are any food that...

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