Hormonal Constipation

digestion hormone Jun 28, 2020


In the clinic, I see peri-menopausal women struggling with cyclic bowel changes and postmenopausal women also struggling with their digestion. Constipation is an issue I see across the board, but for different reasons. 


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The Importance of Good Liver Function in Menopause

digestion Sep 26, 2019

 There are many changes in menopause that can affect the functioning of the liver and contribute to the development of liver disease. The most common being fatty liver disease. 


Estrogen exerts many liver-related...

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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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Thyroid health


Your thyroid gland regulates the body's metabolic rate as well as cardiovascular risk, digestive function, muscle control, brain development, mood, bone turnover, and longevity. What an important organ!


Unfortunately, your thyroid...

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  • Natural sea salt, e.g., Celtic sea salt is a superfood. It contains 43 trace minerals including sodium in the correct ratio. Table salt or iodised salt are not good options as they have been processed and the other nutrients have been...
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  • Banana
  • Spinach and green beans
  • Seafood
  • Root vegetables
  • Nuts



  • Deficiency is likely if you have had your stomach removed (gastrectomy)



  • To strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis
  • For healthy hair, skin and...
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digestion mineral May 16, 2019


  • Legumes: lentils, peas, beans
  • Nuts: almonds, cashews, chestnuts
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Eggs



  • potentially linked with cancer



  • Reduces elevated copper levels for people with Wilson’s disease as...
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  • Brown Rice
  • Nuts: Pecans, Almonds
  • Legumes: pinto, beans, navy beans, peanuts
  • Fruit: Pineapples, grapes, berries, kiwi


  • Iron and manganese fight for absorption. If you have high iron stores, you will probably have low...
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