Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is a prevalent issue for many woman, particularly in midlife, and it can significantly impact daily comfort and well-being. The hormonal shifts, stress levels, and changes in digestive health that often occur during this...

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The Health Benefits of Social Support during the Menopausal Transition

lifestyle May 19, 2024

The menopausal transition is a natural process that all women will experience. During this time many women notice an inclination to withdraw, but it is important to be aware of the health benefits of socializing. Social support can come in many...

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Hot Flushes and Seasonal Change

hot flushes Mar 10, 2024

Did you know there may be a link between menopausal symptoms like hot flushes and seasonal change? Scrolling through Pubmed this study jumped out at me and I found it so interesting that I knew I had to share it. The study - Monthly variations of...

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The Midlife Health Benefits of Beetroot

Beetroot has been touted as being one of the healthiest vegetables with many health benefits relevant to my fellow midlife women.

Here in Australia and the UK, we call the taproot section of the beet plant beetroot but in North America, this has...

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Vaginal Discharge - Candida and Bacterial Vaginosis

vagina Feb 18, 2024

 

Vaginal discharge can be many things, it can be completely normal or an indication of an infection or inflammation. The 2 most common infections are Bacterial vaginosis (I’m going to call it BV from now on) and candida. It is thought...

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Ear Health during the Menopausal Transition

ear Feb 09, 2024

Some women experience altered sensations in their ears, ringing in their ears, hearing loss, and other ear-related issues such as dizziness with the menopausal transition.

 

You may not be aware that you have estrogen receptors in your inner...

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Hepcidin is the master iron regulating hormone

mineral Feb 05, 2024

Have you considered the role of hepcidin in regulating your low iron levels?

Hepcidin is the master iron-regulating hormone.

 

Hepcidin binds to and blocks ferroportin, an iron export protein, blocking it from iron and preventing its...

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Walking for Menopause Symptom Relief

Regular physical activity, such as walking, can have several positive effects on overall health, including potential benefits for the menopausal transition.

Why walking? Because walking is free, available everywhere, and has a really low risk of...

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Glycine: A Powerful Amino Acid for Midlife Women's Health

 

Glycine, classified as a non-essential amino acid, holds significant importance for women navigating the challenges of midlife. While the body can produce some glycine, my clinical experience reveals that many women may not produce...

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The Health Benefits of Coriander during Menopause

nutrition Jan 14, 2024

Coriander or you may know it as Cilantro is the most common culinary herb used worldwide. The good news for you is that it has some interesting health benefits that could be useful for this time of life.

Internationally coriander is the name for...

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