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Menopause

How I Got Off The Hormone Roller Coaster Ride

How I got off the hormone roller coaster ride. Like millions of other women, I once suffered from fatigue, weight gain, and other hormone related symptoms.  It was 2006 and it was like being on a roller coaster….up and down, twisting and turning over and over again. My health seemed to be out of my […]

10 Energy Boosters for Menopause Related Fatigue

Many women experience annoying symptoms when they go through menopause. One common complaint is fatigue, especially during the early stages of menopause when your body is adjusting to the new chemical balance. If you are experiencing fatigue as a result of perimenopause or menopause, you don’t need to suffer through it. Below are ten ways you […]

Hormone Health Talk

Recently I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Jenny Hughes from Jenny Hughes Healing. We talked about concerns women have about their hormones, symptoms women are suffering with and how taking a different approach will help you get the help and answers you deserve. Are you ready to take a more proactive role in your hormone health? If […]

Bone Health and Perimenopause

Should you be concerned about your bone health in perimenopause? Once a woman reaches perimenopause (the years leading up to menopause), her hormone levels start to change. Some of these hormones effect how the body uses calcium, one of the main building blocks of healthy bone. If it is not absorbed fully, however, it can […]

Menopause Myths People Believe

Many people believe that menopause always starts with hot flashes and weight gain. Is this true or is it a myth? While it’s true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women experience no hot flashes as a result going through menopause.  What are some common myths many people believe about menopause? Menopause […]

Hormone Balancing Foods You Might Not Know About

Trying to figure out how to end your hormone misery can be a challenge.  Have you ever wondered…what can I eat that is going to not worsen my fatigue, mood swings, sleep issues and more?  There are many healthy food options that are great for your mood and your mental health!   Vitamins, minerals, proteins, […]

Women’s Hormones – Taking A Functional Medicine Approach

Are you needing help with your hormones?  Functional health is a much more personal approach to healthcare. It ensures that each patient is treated according to their specific needs and imbalances individually, rather than treated as a diagnosis.  As a functional medicine nurse practitioner myself, I can’t tell you how rewarding it is to see how […]

Hormone Testing…..Urine Testing is a Game Changer!

Have you ever had your hormones tested?  I have been testing both women and men’s hormones for years.  Many of these hormone levels can be obtained via blood testing.  However there are some hormone levels that are actually better evaluated using dried urine testing. Why urine testing? If you perform blood testing it is only […]

Libido and Menopause

Do you feel like your libido has taken a hike in menopause?  Maybe you have had a hysterectomy and you now feel nothing?  For many women going through menopause, whether naturally or as a result of a hysterectomy, experience little or no libido and is one of the biggest concerns I hear about after hot […]

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