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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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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