Peri-Menopause & Menopause

My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)
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My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)

I decided that my quest to get heart healthy (aka my cholesterol-lowering journey) should be shared publicly. Mostly to help you, women in midlife during changing hormones, but also to hold myself accountable. And since it’s February, it seems fitting to share what I’m learning so we can get heart-healthy together. I had a physical…

Menopause Coach

Menopause Coach

Midlife for many women can be a very stressful time. Many of you are raising children, building careers, helping aging parents, and spending time with spouses (or at least you’re trying your best to). Oh, and you’re also trying to make time for your own self-care and health while on a rollercoaster ride with changing…

Female Hormones 101 as You Age
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Female Hormones 101 as You Age

Female hormones 101 as you age will help you understand how hormones change and affect many systems in your body. The main female reproductive hormones are estrogen and progesterone. These hormones are responsible for sexual development and preparing the uterine wall to nurture fertilized eggs during pregnancy. They are also responsible for many other functions,…

Estrogen Dominance Symptoms and Solutions
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Estrogen Dominance Symptoms and Solutions

When we think of midlife, many of us think of changing hormones. Throughout peri-menopause and menopause, hormones eventually decline, but it’s important to recognize that estrogen can become elevated along the way. Estrogen dominance symptoms can appear when estrogen is high in relation to progesterone. There are many factors that contribute to this happening, and…

Protein and All Its Health Benefits for Women in Midlife
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Protein and All Its Health Benefits for Women in Midlife

As women enter midlife, protein and all its health benefits plays a key role in our diet. We typically consume too little of this important macro-nutrient, which can be a real problem. As our estrogen is declining, we are losing muscle mass. Protein is the building block of our muscles and rich in health benefits….