Menopause = an increase in hormones

Did you know? Did you know our hormones increase during menopause? Menopause equals change. This change happens throughout the body not just in our ovaries or uterus. Some of our hormones increase and some of them decrease. If we mess with one hormone, it can mess with all the others as hormones work with feed…

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Anxiety and menopause

anxiety during menopause

Panic, palpitations and impending doom As we career towards menopause, our reproductive hormones can have a huge impact on our emotions. One common feeling I hear many women experience during peri-menopause and menopause is anxiety. The feeling is anxiety can be so overwhelming. The feeling of panic, palpitations and impending doom. Not only can you…

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Finding Balance and Peace during Menopause

Lifestyle Changes for Wellness during Menopause Lifestyle changes may help in  prolonging the effect of treatment you receive for menopausal symptoms and also for long-term benefit. Not only will they help with reducing symptoms of the change you are experiencing, they will also improve your quality of life and sense of well being. Stress reduction In a…

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Helpful hints for menopausal weight gain

Have you started putting on weight even though your diet and exercise routine hasn’t changed? And no matter what you do, you cannot shift the weight or it comes back with vengeance?  It is a common question I receive in clinic with women when they reach their menopausal years. So here are some helpful hints…

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How do menopausal treatments work?

Chinese Medicine and Menopause In Chinese medicine, our body is viewed as a whole which reflects nature and the world around us. We cannot separate ourselves from our environment, our lifestyle and our emotional world. It is a functioning unit, with every system intertwined, to make up the whole. When you come in for treatment for menopausal…

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