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How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Mimic Menopause

Take a look at some of these common signs and symptoms associated with menopause:      Mood swings      Difficulty sleeping      Fatigue      Weight gain and/or difficulty losing weight      Dry, itchy, and/or flaky skin      Thinning hair on scalp      “Brain fog” (difficulty concentrating and remembering) Now take a look at these common signs and symptoms associated with a low functioning […]

What every woman over 35 needs to know about hormone health

What Every Woman Over 35 Needs to Know About Hormone Health

During perimenopause or menopause, your body is undergoing many changes, especially with your hormone levels. It is likely that you haven’t experienced this kind of hormonal change since puberty…and it may have you feeling “off.” There’s a lot to know about what is happening to your hormones, but I would like to give you an […]

Gratitude & Menopause

Gratitude is something that we should hold close at any age. Being grateful for what we have in our lives has so many benefits to emotional and mental health as well as overall happiness. Menopause is a time to be especially introspective and grateful, but it can seem hard to feel overwhelming gratitude when you […]

Having Trouble Sleeping? Menopause Could be a Factor

There are many things that can cause trouble sleeping: stress, caffeine, alcohol, screen time…but insomnia is also a major symptom of menopause. If you have noticed that it is getting harder for you to sleep through the night, menopause may be to blame! Changes in hormone levels during menopause can wreak some havoc on your […]

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Women Over 35: Sex & Body Changes

Around age 35, you may notice some changes in your body and sex life. Between perimenopause and menopause, there is a lot going on physically, mentally, and hormonally for middle-aged women. Every woman is different, but there are some common things to look out for after the age of 35. Changes in your sex life […]

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Why Vaginal Rejuvenation Could be Right For You

It may be a taboo topic for some, but there’s nothing taboo about making sure you are experiencing the best possible health for your entire body – including your lady-parts.  Child-bearing, hormones, and aging can cause physical changes which can rob women (and their partners) of their sense of well-being and happiness. What many women […]

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8 Symptoms of Perimenopause

Fluctuating hormones can wreak havoc. Since birth and we’ve been constantly adapting to the fluctuations that come from every stage in life. From puberty through reproduction, and then through perimenopause, we are constantly going through some fluctuation or transition into the next phase.  As women begin to enter menopause there are a number of symptoms […]