What is Perimenopause?

What is Perimenopause?

For some women, hormonal changes are gradual. For others, especially those who go through severe stress or a hysterectomy, there can be a more sudden dropoff in hormones. These changes are perimenopause, which is the slow climb to menopause that...

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How Stress Causes Hormone Imbalance

How Stress Causes Hormone Imbalance

We all know the signs of being acutely stressed. You get a flood of chemicals that make your brain more alert. Your muscles tense up in case you need to flee. Your breathing rate and heart rate increase. Your blood pressure increases. This is a...

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The Importance of Community

The Importance of Community

Recently, I had a dear friend approach me about the importance of community.  She asked me how a community, or lack thereof, has an impact on health.  The Correlation of Feeling Good and Living Longer Dan Buettner has studied Blue Zones around...

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