Menopausal Skin

skin May 08, 2023

Skin changes with the menopausal transition are multifactorial and estrogen isn’t the only culprit when it comes to the appearance of your skin. Other hormones, dietary and lifestyle factors could also be at the root of the problem.

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Midlife Health Benefits of Rosemary

Rosemary has a long history of medicinal use, the ancient Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks all loved this herb. These days it's cultivated in most parts of the world and many of you can grow it yourself. (The image is from my garden)

 

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The Health Benefits of Social Support during the Menopausal Transition

lifestyle Apr 02, 2023

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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Hyaluronic acid and menopause

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally produced “moisture magnet” that can do wonders for women in their menopausal transition. As it can help provide little more hydration or lubrication throughout their body. Hyaluronic acid is abbreviated...

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How to Optimise your Immune Function in Menopause

immune Mar 21, 2023

  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

 

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Hormonal Nausea

digestion Mar 12, 2023

Has your peri-menopausal experience been plagued with cyclic episodes of nausea?

 

The Oxford dictionary defines nausea as a feeling of sickness with an inclination to vomit. 

 

Unfortunately, this unpleasant sensation can occur...

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Oral Health and your Menopausal Transition

oral Mar 06, 2023

Have you ever considered the impact of your menopausal transition on your dental health?

The menopausal transition is linked with 3 main areas of dental concern including bone loss, lower production of saliva, and thinning of the oral mucosa.

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Is Vitamin A good for the Menopausal Transition?

vitamin Feb 27, 2023

I’m often asked if Vitamin A is good for the menopausal transition? Spoiler alert YES it is very good. Even though it may not be the first vitamin most women think of in regard to menopause, it is one I highly value and often recommend.

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The Health Benefits of Ginger at Menopause

Ginger may not be the first culinary herb you think of to help ease your menopausal symptoms, but maybe it should be due to its ability to reduce acute symptoms such as nausea and hot flushes as well as chronic issues like painful arthritis and...

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Fibrocystic Breast Changes with Peri-Menopause

breast Feb 13, 2023

Breasts are often thought of as a symbol of femininity and pleasure, but this isn’t the case for all women. For some, their breasts are a source of pain and discomfort. No woman should have to endure this especially when there are so many...

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