Stress & your hormones

When discussing hormones it’s difficult to know where to begin.  We could start by looking at different disorders related to hormonal problems: for example premenstrual syndrome, menopausal problems, infertility, thyroid disorders, weight problems, depression, chronic fatigue….the list is endless.  Or we could start by looking at different treatment options and how they work.  For example, medication or supplements.  Yet personally, I think the best place … Continue reading Stress & your hormones

Managing Menopause Naturally

What can you do to help yourself through menopause?  Firstly, and most importantly, understand and accept what is going on in your body.  As the saying goes: “If you decide to meet age with a smile, you greatly enhance your chance that it will smile back on you”[i].  Previously, research showed that Japanese women experienced very few symptoms of menopause and it was thought that … Continue reading Managing Menopause Naturally