It is estimated that 75% of us are deficient in this essential mineral, This is especially so in older people, especially menopausal women tend to be deficient, similarly if you have insulin resistance, stress, diabetes, drink alcohol or have digestive issues, you are more than likely to be deficient!
This article explores the research of Covid 19 and menopausal women and asks are menopausal women more at risk for Covid 19 or the severe form.
Today is WORLD SLEEP DAY! I know, menopause has a habit of interrupting your sleep, so you may be thinking BIG WHOOP (that’s an aussie term- i.e. big deal:). Some symptoms like anxiety and night sweats are main contributors to poor sleep in menopause. In Functional Medicine, we view symptoms
Omega 3, SAMe, Vitamin D supplements found to boost the effects of antidepressant medications In a recent review1 of the research evidence regarding supplements and depression, the research team at Melbourne University found that taking some nutrient supplements together with antidepressants can enhance the medication’s effects. The review of the
Women are often confused about why there doctor might suggest going on anti-depressant/anti-anxiety medication for menopause. There are some reasons for this. This blog post briefly discussed this issue in simple terms. Many women can’t HRT, because they have a contra-indicator for it (e.g. Breast Cancer) or they simply don’t
In this post we answer the most common diet questions related to menopause. Is Keto right for Menopause? We answer this question in a separate post here. Does Soy assist menopause? The research on soy is conflicting and confusing. Some research insists that phytoestrogens are bad, especially thyroid function. Others