Your daylight savings survival guide

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It’s that time of year again – Daylight Saving Time (DST). Changing our clocks back or pushing them forward by an hour is a regular part of our seasonal routine. But have you ever thought of how this shift affects your body? While a one-hour change isn’t going to have a tremendous impact on your overall health, it can actually … Read More

Your personal guide to naturally navigating hot flashes

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Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms that women experience during their transition into menopause. Suddenly feeling hot and sweaty out of the blue can be disruptive and uncomfortable. But by learning more about why hot flashes happen and how to manage them naturally, you can keep cool while navigating daily life. What are hot flashes? Hot flashes … Read More

How to sleep soundly during menopause

Many of the symptoms attributed to menopause are indicators that your hormones, particularly estrogen, are declining. These dropping estrogen levels can affect your sleep by causing night sweats, anxiety and depression, and increase the prevalence of primary sleep conditions such as restless leg syndrome. All of these factors can lead to disrupted and poor quality sleep – but don’t despair! … Read More

Combating Perimenopausal Weight Gain Naturally

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Are you heading into menopause, and wondering how to stay in shape? If the pounds have been slowly packing around your middle, despite your exercise routine and healthy diet, you may be wondering why this is happening. Most women experience weight gain in the years leading to menopause during the period known as perimenopause. This transition period can last anywhere … Read More

Managing Menopausal Acne

Say it ain’t so! Are you experiencing both menopause and acne at the same time? If you thought acne was associated with adolescence, you’re partly right. The type of acne likely to occur during puberty as well as during menopause is known as hormonal acne, and as the name suggests, it is linked with hormone fluctuations. Read on for what … Read More

Breaking Down Menopause: What Your (Laundry List of) Symptoms Really Means

Ladies, do you feel like there’s a lot of mystery around menopause, like there are certain things your mother just didn’t want to tell you? Or perhaps it was simply that she didn’t understand it herself. You’re probably well aware that as we age (gracefully, of course), and move past the child-bearing years, that the ovaries are still producing the … Read More