Anxiety And Worry In Women – Causes, Symptoms And Natural Relief

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Many women operate in an ever-present state of low anxiety or worry, also called generalized anxiety that may blossom into episodes of full-blown panic attacks, phobia or anxiety disorders during times of psychological stress or biological change — like menopause. A majority of my patients with chronic anxiety are so […]

Hypothyroid Symptoms

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Hypothyroidism is the medical term for a sluggish thyroid. It can lead to a wide range of hypothyroidism symptoms:  Severe fatigue, loss of energy  Weight gain, difficulty losing weight  Depression and depressed mood  Joint and muscle pain, headaches  Dry skin, brittle nails  Brittle hair, itchy scalp, hair loss  Irregular periods, […]

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Featured: Healthy Living Today Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Founder, Women to Women and True Health Nutritional System With over thirty years experience in women’s health, Marcelle Pick has helped thousands of women achieve better health in her Maine clinic through Functional Medicine approaches. Advances in technology have allowed Marcelle and her team to extend her […]

Relief Tips For The Top Five Menopausal Symptoms

by Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN NP Fatigue. Weight gain. Hot flashes. Low libido. Hair loss. We hear from dozens of women each day at Women to Women who are experiencing symptoms of menopause. According to these women these symptoms are the most troubling and motivate them to find help. As one friend shared with us on […]

Psychological Symptoms Of Adrenal Fatigue

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP You’re irritable and quick to lose your temper. You’re prone to road rage or become extremely angry over little things. You feel as though you’re constantly on edge, ready to “lose it” at the least little thing. You feel listless, depressed, or emotionally numb. Your sex drive is low. You frequently […]

Insulin Resistance – The Signs and Symptoms

By Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN NP You are at the highest risk for developing this condition if you have a family history of type 2 diabetes or if you have suffered from gestational diabetes, hypertension, or are seriously overweight. See our articles on diabetes risk factors for more specifics. Apple-shaped women, or those who tend to […]

Symptoms Of Adrenal Fatigue

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Signs and symptoms of adrenal imbalance Every day a variety of stressors signal our adrenal glands to produce stress hormones. A wide range of physical and psychological demands like a stressful job, family responsibilities, relationship dynamics, lack of sleep, financial concerns, dieting and emotional distress trigger our adrenals to provide […]

The #1 Symptom of Menopause: It’s Not What you Think!

Do you know what the #1 symptom of Menopause is? I bet it’s not what you think! There are many different menopausal symptoms (three dozen or so!) and each woman experiences menopause differently; which symptoms cause the greatest disruption to YOUR life will be unique to YOU. But even so, with my patients at Women […]

Diagnosing The Symptoms Of Depression

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP What Is depression? As humans, too often we seem to be struggling to maintain our balance. While modern medicine has vanquished most of the acute infectious diseases that were once our greatest threat, depression is still prevalent. I know that many of you may have had bouts of depression in […]

PMS Symptoms And Causes

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP What causes PMS symptoms? Lifestyle factors contribute to PMS Simple changes to feel better No matter if you are suffering from one particularly painful PMS symptom or 100 PMS symptoms, I want you to know that you have the ability to modify how you’re feeling. Over the years we’ve seen […]