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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The Health Benefits of Taurine

Let's consider the role of a non-essential amino acid called Taurine. It was coined a non-essential amino acid because your body can produce tiny amounts in your liver but your requirements change over your lifetime and the small amount...

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Sage "The Saviour"

We have long known about Sage's medicinal properties. Its Latin name is Salvia officinalis. The word Salvia means “to heal”.

Ancient Egyptian and Greek civilisations recognised Sage's healing powers.

During the middle ages, sage was...

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The Benefits of COQ10

Coenzyme Q10, which is known as COQ10 for short, is one of the strongest antioxidants in your body. It is a fat-soluble nutrient found in every single cell in your body, more specifically found in the mitochondria of all your cells. I think of...

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Turmeric - "The Golden Goddess"

This colourful spice has a long history of medicinal use. I love it’s nickname The Golden Goddess, for me, it is the perfect menopausal herb for the Goddess approaching her Golden Years, as it can help bring richness to her health and...

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The Most Important Dietary Change To Make In Menopause

I'm often asked what is the most important dietary change I should start with at this stage of life.

This is a tricky question but in most cases, it’s removing sugar from the diet.

 

Sugar is the perfect toxin, it sweet to taste and...

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Toxicity Driven Hormonal Imbalance

Unfortunately, the world we live in is becoming increasingly toxic. The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat, may all be contaminated.

When our body is exposed to a toxin its primary concern is to remove it from the blood and put...

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Contribution - its adds years to your life, passion, purpose, health and happiness.

mood Jan 16, 2020

When comparing cultures that embrace menopause, as opposed to the Western culture that tries to avoid or delay menopause, one of the big differences is contribution.

 

When you step up into the wise woman's role, you step up in the eyes of...

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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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Breathing exercises

Have you ever noticed that when you're relaxed you breathe 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 minds. 

When you watch a...

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