Combating Perimenopausal Weight Gain Naturally

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

What does a healthy menstrual cycle look like?

Have you ever wondered what an average menstrual cycle looks like, and whether your cycle is healthy? PMS, irregular periods, and hormonal imbalance are increasingly common today, and they all have an impact on menstrual cycle health. The four phases of the menstrual cycle The menstrual cycle is divided into four distinct phases: Menstruation The first day of menstrual bleeding … Read More

Hormonal Imbalance & PMS: Are They Connected?

Our chemical messengers HORMONES are at the helm of nearly every cellular action in our bodies. Most of the time, your hormones are continually fluctuating, but usually in predictable patterns. However, it’s also expected that your hormones will fluctuate more dramatically at certain life stages as in puberty, pregnancy, and perimenopause. But when the changes become too extreme and your … Read More

Estrogen Throughout a Woman’s Life Stages

Estrogen Throughout a Woman’s Life Stages

As women, we’re abundantly aware that our bodies go through countless changes during the course of our lives. We also know that hormones play an essential role in those changes at each stage of life — from puberty, right through to post-menopause. FYI – a hormone is likened to a “chemical message communicator” to and from all the body’s cells. … Read More