- Menopause Symptoms
- Dr. Karen's Kalming Korner
If you are a midlife woman who is suffering from fatigue, loss of joy, sleep disturbances, unexplained weight gain, hair loss, aches and pains, loss of libido, (and plenty of other frustrating symptoms)... and you feel your doctor isn't able to appropriately answer your questions and serve your needs... YOU are a ZEBRA! And I welcome you to my FB page and website!
I LOVE Zebras! (I better since I am one myself!)Continue reading
Getting Strong and Powerful! Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Did you know that we lose bone mass during the 3 to 5 years before and after menopause FASTER than any other time in our lives? In fact, on average we lose 20% or MORE of our bone mass during these Peri-Menopausal years ...Continue reading
As long as we have adequate levels of cholesterol in our bloodstream, (and we haven’t gone through menopause yet), our ovaries can do their job.
But that doesn’t mean you have to eat foods high in cholesterol to have enough sex hormones, because our liver makes all the cholesterol our ovaries need in order to have healthy levels of sex
The production of our hormones also follows a very specific pathway from Cholesterol, and this pathway is called the HORMONE CASCADE.Continue reading
Did you know that the medication MOST ALL doctors use to treat LOW thyroid function is 100% T4... and... T4 is NOT even the most active Thyroid hormone that controls the majority of your metabolism!
That's right! The hormone that is 4 times STRONGER and MORE ACTIVE than T4 is actually T3!Continue reading
We all knew our children would grow up... but we never expected many of the other challenges of midlife!
The cost of living continues to increase despite working harder; our parents are aging and need more help, our home seems increasingly more disorganized, and our free time feels like it has dwindled to almost nothing. Everything seems just a bit harder than it once seemed. And we question "How Did I Once Do it All?"
The truth is - it IS harder. The Hormones we once had that were running our brains and bodies smoothly and efficiently, exist now at only trace amounts ...Continue reading