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Hypothyroidism in menopause
— a whole-body perspective, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP & Dixie Mills,
MD. Although it’s common for women to develop hypothyroid conditions
in menopause, the connection between menopause and thyroid balance is rarely discussed.
Women to Women clarifies the thyroid–menopause connection.
Perimenopause — a time for hormonal
change, by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician.
Most women are surprised to learn how early perimenopause can start — and how many
symptoms it causes. Learn more about the physiological changes going on in your
Is vitamin D deficiency casting a
cloud over your health?, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP.
Some are claiming that vitamin D is a miraculous solution to many health concerns,
including depression, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and others. We’ve used
it therapeutically for years. Here’s what you should know.
A natural approach to bone health,
by Dr. Susan Brown, PhD. Women to Women explains how low bone density occurs
in the body and how it can be halted and even reversed with a natural approach.
Is stress making you
fat?, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Women often notice
weight gain when they go through a period of stress. And when chronic stress hits,
it can be very difficult to lose this weight. Women to Women explains the connection
between weight gain and adrenal health and offers hints for reducing stress and
Perimenopause and weight gain
— causes and solutions, by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician.
The answer to the perennial question — “Why am I gaining this weight?" — lies in
the links between weight and hormonal changes during perimenopause and menopause.
When you understand them it’s much easier to achieve and maintain your ideal, healthy
Hair loss in women,
by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. Thinning hair is a
common and emotionally devastating problem for women in perimenopause and menopause.
Once you understand that your hair is a reflection of your overall health picture,
you can take natural steps to improve your health and reverse thinning hair.
Adrenal health in women,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. This article introduces the adrenal glands
and the describes effects of adrenal hormones, particularly cortisol, when we’re
under stress, with links to other articles in this section.
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Missed periods, too-frequent periods, spotting,
or bouts of heavy clotting and bleeding are usually caused by an underlying hormonal
imbalance that is easily treated. Changes in your periods are also a common signal
that you are entering perimenopause.
An introduction to insulin resistance,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Learn more about what causes insulin resistance
in women, and how you can naturally prevent or reverse problems associated with
it, including PCOS, unwanted hair growth, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.
Do you really need a drug
for your bones?, by Dr. Susan Brown, PhD. Osteoporosis
expert Susan Brown, PhD discusses what bisphosphonate drugs mean for women’s health,
and suggests a natural approach to improve your bone health without drugs.
Low sex drive
in women — causes and solutions, by Dixie Mills, MD FACS & Marcy Holmes,
NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. Almost every woman experiences changes
in her libido and sexual response during perimenopause. Here’s help in understanding
what’s happening to you and why — and what you can do to feel like yourself again.
Advanced PMS and PMDD treatment,
by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. It can be daunting
for women to find relief from devastating PMS and PMDD. Read about the options for
severe symptoms and how to bring your body to back to balance.
Estrogen dominance — is it real?,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Dr. John Lee argued that perimenopause symptoms
are caused not by a lack of estrogen but a lack of progesterone. This simplistic
idea has led many to claim that progesterone alone will remedy the symptoms of perimenopause.
We sort out the truth from the fiction.
Birth control pills in perimenopause,
by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. Whether you have been
on birth control pills for many years or just a few and are now in perimenopause,
or your doctor is now suggesting BCP’s for symptom management, there are things
you should know about taking hormonal birth control during this stage of your life
— and about other birth control options that are available.
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Last Modified Date: 05/19/2011