Surgical Preparation and Recovery

Uncategorized Sep 01, 2021

Gynaecological surgery is common during the menopausal transition. Looking over my patient files about 3/4 of them have had some form of surgery. Most start seeing me after their surgery but I get especially excited when they start working with me...

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What is Sarcopenia?

muscle Aug 25, 2021

Have you noticed your body is starting to look different, maybe your composition has changed? Have you started to notice more fat in your muscle tissue, maybe you have noticed you are not as strong as you used to be? This could be the start of a...

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Vitamin B12 and Menopause

Vitamin B12 is an essential micronutrient that is needed for more bodily processes than you probably realised.

Many of its deficiency signs match those of the menopausal transition so it’s important to determine if your symptoms are...

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Blueberries, the Post Menopause Superfood

Blueberries are super nutritious they contain dietary fibre, vitamins (A, B, C, E), minerals (selenium, zinc, iron, and manganese), and other phytonutrients (resveratrol, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, flavonoids (anthocyanins), flavanols,...

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The Health Benefits of Earthing

energy mood pain sleep stress Aug 04, 2021

Did you know Earthing can help improve sleep, reduce pain and inflammation, balance immunity, lift mood, minimize your stress response, and more? It sounds like the perfect remedy for many women's menopausal transition.

Earthing is all about...

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Electrolytes, Dehydration and Menopause

Water is the largest component of the human body, representing up to 70% of a healthy young woman, this percentage reduces with age, and a post-menopausal woman may be closer to 55% fluid. 

Independent of menopause, aging has important...

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Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is a benign uterine condition, where the uterine lining is found infiltrating into the muscle wall of the uterus. 

This condition affects about 1 in 5 women. One of the biggest risk factors is being a female over 40 years old...

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Mycotherapy for Menopause

Mycotherapy is the use of medicinal mushrooms to improve your health, it plays a key role in Traditional Chinese Medicine but many functional practitioners like myself also use these mushrooms.

It is a factor to consider when looking at the...

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The Health Benefits of Taurine

Let's consider the role of a non-essential amino acid called Taurine. It was coined a non-essential amino acid because your body can produce tiny amounts in your liver but your requirements change over your lifetime and the small amount...

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Sage "The Saviour"

We have long known about Sage's medicinal properties. Its Latin name is Salvia officinalis. The word Salvia means “to heal”.

Ancient Egyptian and Greek civilisations recognised Sage's healing powers.

During the middle ages, sage was...

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