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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

15 Most Common Cancers in Women AND Their Associated Risk of Death

15 Most Common Cancers in Women AND Their Associated Risk of Death

If you ask any woman, “What cancer scares you the most?", most women will answer “Breast Cancer.” Women are far more likely to be afraid of breast cancer than they are to fear any other form of cancer or medical illness. But the truth is, Breast cancer causes a mere fraction of deaths compared to almost all other forms of cancer, and just a tiny fraction of the number of deaths heart disease cause each year.

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DIM DECREASES Rates of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Colon Cancer

DIM DECREASES Rates of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Colon Cancer

DIM - Di-indolemethane is a natural substance that is high in cruciferous vegetables (like kale, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, collards, mustard greens, radishes, watercress, boy chow, and turnips), that has been shown to decrease rates of female cancers like breast cancer and ovarian cancer. It is also associated with lower rates of colon cancer.

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Adrenal Fatigue is a Multi-System Condition

Adrenal Fatigue is a Multi-System Condition

Fixing SEX HORMONES is Critical in Getting your Life Back on Track and getting the Adrenal Dysfunction Corrected.

You're definitely not alone! As a physician who opens up the conversation with patient's about fatigue, I have likely been privy to seeing the effects of Adrenal Dysfunction more frequently than most doctors. I can assure you it's a lot of people - mostly women.

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Did you know Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline!

Did you know Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline!

Progesterone starts to literally plummet when we hit about 35 years old! GOSH! That was 23 years ago for me! I wasn't ready for that! And, if that's not enough... it declines so rapidly that within 15 years, by the time you are 50 years old, you have only 25% of the Progesterone you had at 35 years old.

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6 Debilitating Risks You Take When You Ignore Your Hormones!

6 Debilitating Risks You Take When You Ignore Your Hormones!

Most Women think about Menopause and Peri-menopause as a time when they will experience hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, insomnia, weight gain and bloating. These ARE enough!  But... they don't think about what is REALLY lurking around the corner... the things that will steal their life away.

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5 Hidden Stressors that Sabotage Your Hormones

5 Hidden Stressors that Sabotage Your Hormones

There are 5 types of Hidden Stressors which can permeate into our lives, sabotage our joy for life and keep us stuck - feeling tired, unmotivated and sad. Eventually these Hidden Stressors play havoc on our self-confidence and can even be the cause of “giving up” the dreams we once had as Younger Women.

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Why I am Here for YOU – a Personal Story

Why I am Here for YOU – a Personal Story

I say that my fatigue and depression was a gift, because it led me to find an answer to WHY I was suffering. Conventional medicine couldn't help me. They tried. But didn’t find a single thing "wrong" with me. But I knew something wasn't right. I went through a lot of tests looking for Why I was suffering. And I am glad... because it did identify that there was no hidden disease.

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