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What Happens to Your Body in the Menopause?

Menopause can be a confusing and distressing time for many women, and this can be made worse if you’re not sure what you can expect to happen to your body both during and afterwards. One of the big questions that most women have? How long symptoms can last.

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What to Eat for Healthy Hormones (and What to Avoid!)

Hormonal imbalances can have a major impact on your health. A lot of things can alter the delicate balance of your hormones and diet is one of the factors that can do this.

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Endocrine Disruptors

When it comes to hormone health, some of the biggest problems could be in plain sight in your bathroom, bedroom and kitchen. Lots of ingredients in your beauty and bathroom products contain chemicals that are known as endocrine disruptors.

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What to Eat to Ease PMS Symptoms

No doubt you’re well aware of how important a balanced diet is for staying healthy and this can be true for your hormones too. When it comes to reducing Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) symptoms, some foods are much more beneficial than others.

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Keeping Cortisol Levels in Check

Do you feel tired and stressed more often than not? Are you noticing that you’re gaining weight easily and struggling to lose it? These can be signs that your levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, are on the high side.

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What are the Signs of a Hormone Imbalance?

Ever wondered how to tell if you might have a hormone imbalance? It can be tricky to spot the signs as many of the symptoms can be vague and have a few potential causes. This is because hormones act as “messengers” that have a big impact on how your body works.

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Hormonal Depression & Mood Swings

One of the most common issues that perimenopausal and menopausal women may experience are mood swings and depression. Perimenopause refers to the years of hormonal upheaval that precedes a woman’s final menstrual period.

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All About Hot Flashes

Specializing in hormone imbalances in my practice brings in many women that are struggling with issues occurring in menopause. Two of the most common complaints are hot flashes and night sweats.

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Are Hormones Ruining Your Life?

Everyday in my clinic, I see women who are struggling with issues such as mood swings ranging from irritability and rage to depression as well as weight gain, fatigue, skin changes, sleep disturbances and feeling down right awful!

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Essential Health is dedicated to providing professional, safe and effective complementary health care through the use of research and evidence based on natural medicine therapies.



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    22348 Selkirk Avenue
    Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2X5
  • Phone: 604.467.9554
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