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

    By Debra Atkinson – 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...

    • Posted 5 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 8 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 8 years ago
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