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“Managing Menopause Your Way”-Check out my new article in Medisys

2018-08-08T22:42:30+00:00

I recently wrote an article for Medisys entitled "Managing Menopause Your Way". Menopause affects women's quality of life and work. And menopause affects not only the woman but also those who live and interact with her:  partners, children, family, friends, and co-workers. Some women don’t know what's happening to them during perimenopause, others know their [...]

“Managing Menopause Your Way”-Check out my new article in Medisys2018-08-08T22:42:30+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 3

2018-05-29T20:25:39+00:00

3. HT is made from plants or herbs, like yams, soy, or chasteberry. Bioidentical hormone therapy doesn’t contain drugs. Does it? Some women choose bioidentical hormone therapy (BHT) because they believe it is natural, meaning that it is made from plants, not drugs, therefore it is safe. According to  Dr. Margery Gass, a NAMS-certified menopause [...]

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 32018-05-29T20:25:39+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 2

2018-05-29T20:15:02+00:00

2. Biodentical Hormone Therapy is natural, therefore bioidentical therapy is safe. Is it? There are a lot of medicines made from natural sources but does that mean that bioidentical therapies are safe? For example, tiotropium is a derivative of atropine from Atropa belladonna, a tall bushy herb of the nightshade family, and is used in the treatment [...]

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 22018-05-29T20:15:02+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 1

2018-04-17T14:34:51+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Bioidentical hormones isn’t a scientific term and it means different things to different people. The Endocrine Society defines bioidentical hormones (BH) as “compounds that have exactly the same chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the human body.” The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) doesn’t recognize the [...]

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 12018-04-17T14:34:51+00:00

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th

2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Menopause Café Toronto – The First Menopause Café in Canada Canada’s first Menopause Café will be held in Toronto next month. The purpose is to start conversations about menopause. Menopause is not a disease but it affects women experiencing it—and their partners, children, family, friends, and colleagues. It’s offered on a not-for-profit basis, and it [...]

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Menopause: More Than Hot Flashes…

2018-04-16T12:42:03+00:00

Menopause: More Than Hot Flashes... Menopause marks the end of reproduction, is defined as 12 consecutive months without menstruation, and the best-known symptom of menopause are hot flashes. Hot flashes that happen at night accompanied by sweating are called night sweats. They tend to disrupt sleep and may start during perimenopause. Women who don't get enough sleep [...]

Menopause: More Than Hot Flashes…2018-04-16T12:42:03+00:00

Work and Menopause

2018-02-17T10:51:00+00:00

Menopause is a natural process for most women and refers to the time when menstruation has ceased for 12 consecutive months. Most women start experiencing symptoms during perimenopause, the time leading up to menopause, when hormones levels change most significantly. Symptoms like hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, night sweats, sleep disturbances, mood changes, poor concentration, fatigue, [...]

Work and Menopause2018-02-17T10:51:00+00:00

Supplements For Hot Flash Management

2018-02-17T11:16:52+00:00

Many women experience hot flashes during the menopause transition. The best-known treatment for hot flashes is hormone therapy but some women, for health or personal reasons, prefer other options like non-hormonal therapies. These include lifestyle changes, mind-body techniques, dietary management and supplements, prescription therapies, and others. To help healthcare providers deliver the best information and [...]

Supplements For Hot Flash Management2018-02-17T11:16:52+00:00