Most women are familiar with menopause and all the changes that come with it. However, few understand what happens in the years leading up to it. Perimenopause is a transitional phase that occurs before the ovaries officially stop releasing eggs …
Whether you prefer to catch some Z’s or hit the hay, sleep plays a prominent role in our well-being. In addition to helping us recharge, sleep also allows us to retain information that we’ve acquired throughout the day. With a good night’s rest, you can also synthesize hormones, grow muscle …..
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a treatment used in women to reduce the symptoms associated with menopause. From the first menstrual period up to menopause, healthy ovaries (including the pituitary gland) regulate female hormones – estrogen and progesterone as well as male hormone production ….
“Do i need hormones?” “Are all hormones the same?” “what is the safest and the best hormones and when should i start?”These are the most common questions I am asked from women transitioning through perimenopause or in menopause. Women concerned about changes they see in themselves, friends …
“I can’t lose weight, my face is full of acne and thick hair, and my periods are very irregular. What is going on with my body?” These are some of the most common signs of a very common hormonal condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome or (PCOS). 10-15% of women …….
Hormonal imbalance occurs when there are either too little or too much hormones in the body. Even though we might not get to see or feel the hormones, they play a very important role in the functioning of the organs and the body as a whole, hence even the slightest hormone
“Mothers are the root of the family tree. Without a healthy root the tree will wither. Self care is non-negotiable, it’s survival.” Postpartum mood disorders range from short lived “blues” (80% of new mothers), to more severe depression (20%), and much less common psychosis (1/1000). Causes are complex and treatment may require
‘Menopause-related cognitive impairment happens to women in their 40s and 50s, women in the prime of life who suddenly have the rug pulled out from under them,’ an expert says. Dr. Gayatri Devi’s patient, a 55-year-old former headmistress,
Frequently, I hear a variation of this sentence from mothers very soon after childbirth. Too frequently, if you ask me.It is the symptom of our fastpaced life. We have no time to waste on recovery. We hear, “Be strong. Get back to work. All mothers do it.” Work, family, child, and pretty much anyone else comes first. No matter what a mother
Yes, you read correctly. Recent studies show multivitamin use in healthy people not only decreases healthiness but also increases the risk of death. The exact conclusion from one study is as follows: “Most supplements do not prevent chronic disease or death,