Premature and Early Menopause

Premature menopause is when you reach menopause prior to the age of 40. Early menopause is when you reach menopause before you reach 45. The average age for menopause is 51 in Western countries. 

Both premature and early menopause can occur...

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Uterine Polyps

Uterine polyps are common problematic growths that occur in about 10% of women. They can be found in the endometrium, which is the lining of the uterine cavity, or in the cervix. They are made from clusters of endometrial tissue that extend into...

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Preparation for the Menopausal Transition

The menopausal transition is a normal natural part of life, it’s something that all women will experience, given that they live long enough.  Even though it's a normal life process, it can take many women by surprise and can...

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Zinc for Menopause

hormone mineral May 19, 2022

Many of you have probably heard of zinc over the last few years. It is a wonderful consideration when it comes to immune health. But even with its benefits becoming more widely known it's still thought that about 50% of the population is deficient...

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Shatavari is more than a libido herb.

Shatavari is the most popular Ayurvedic herb used for the menopausal transition. Ayurvedic medicine is possibly the oldest treatment system in the world, originating from India. The first recorded use of Shatavari dates back to 1500BC in the Rig...

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Top Menopause Podcasts 2021

Today is an exciting day. Exciting for me anyway, today is my podcast’s 100th episode and I really want to thank you for coming along on this ride with me.

It's hard to believe I started this project in May 2019 and almost 21/2 yrs later I...

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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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Post Menopause Concerns

hormone Mar 12, 2021

For most women, menopause is a relief. After potentially years maybe even a decade of peri-menopause and its related symptoms of hormonal imbalance, such as hot flushes, night sweats, insomnia, anxiety, etc. The actual day that is 12 months after...

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