Menopause is a natural process that all women will go through at some point in their life. It marks the end of natural fertility and although its symptoms can at [...]
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Children are the planet’s future. We need to instill a love for the outdoors in our little ones so, as adults, they are motivated to help take care of it. [...]
Although it’s common to refer to menopause symptoms, it’s actually the transition phase called perimenopause that causes the majority of symptoms. Perimenopausal symptoms can start months or years before your [...]
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a hormone treatment prescribed to women experiencing many of the symptoms related to perimenopause – the phase leading up to menopause. These include hot flushes, [...]
Exercise is one of the key lifestyle factors in helping you attain optimal health in terms of physical and mental wellbeing. Exercise stimulates the endocrine system to produce hormones, which [...]
The focus on female hormones often centers around reproduction and fertility, and how the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone impact reproductive health. While important, there are other hormones that [...]
Did you know vitamin D isn’t a vitamin at all? That’s right, it’s a hormone that requires other vitamins to metabolize. Vitamin D’s best friend is calcium. Vitamin D can’t [...]
Female sex hormones, estrogen and progesterone, have the most significant effect on a woman’s health, from menstruation to pregnancy to menopause. But your body makes and utilizes a variety of [...]
Are probiotics anything more than a waste of money on a health hype? Probiotics have become a multibillion-dollar industry. With such quick velocity, it makes you wonder if they’re truly [...]
In spite of a rough reputation, menopause is a natural part of life for anyone with a period. Menopause (and all the changes leading up to it) is part of [...]