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

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

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

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