• hormones, stress and weight gain and estrogen
    Hormones, Stress, and Weight Gain

    You have nearly a dozen hormones acting on you at any one time. It’s no wonder if you feel “off” sometimes. The hormone that gets your attention first is often estrogen. When it begins to fluctuate (either...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Dr. Oz–Quick Take on Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

    Dr. Oz explains what those shifting hormones do in this short clip.   I found it especially interesting that he calls progesterone “The Valium of the brain.” He says it’s the drop in progesterone levels that causes menopausal grumpiness....

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Not Sleeping Beauty: Dealing with Insomnia in Menopause

    By Ellen Dolgen –  When I was a little girl, I used to envy princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty for their charm, their beautiful voices and their ability to communicate with animals. When I entered...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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