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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

10 Things you Need to do to Prevent Osteoporosis BEFORE Menopause

10 Things you Need to do to Prevent Osteoporosis BEFORE Menopause

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 ...

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Have You Ever Wondered How Your Body Actually Makes Your Sex Hormones?

Have You Ever Wondered How Your Body Actually Makes Your Sex Hormones?

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.

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Bioidentical Hormone Creams - IN A NUTSHELL

Bioidentical Hormone Creams - IN A NUTSHELL

IN A NUTSHELL: Here is a quick and simple GENERAL Version of All Three of our Bioidentical Hormone Creams for all those who don't want to test their hormones yet but KNOW you really need to get started!

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Why Do We Need Supplements? Don't We Get Enough Nutritional Supplements from Our Food?

Why Do We Need Supplements? Don't We Get Enough Nutritional Supplements from Our Food?

Most of us know that good nutrition is important for good health. However, when we hear that an amazing new multivitamin or supplement just hit the shelves, it can make us wonder if the foods we're eating are good enough for what our bodies require and why we need supplements?

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What you Really Need to Know About your Thyroid Testing

What you Really Need to Know About your Thyroid Testing

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!

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Midlife is Full of Many Unexpected Challenges

Midlife is Full of Many Unexpected Challenges

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?"

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How to get the Best Sleep Ever Naturally with Progesterone!

How to get the Best Sleep Ever Naturally with Progesterone!

When you open your eyes first thing in the morning, there’s nothing better than realizing that you just woke from an amazingly refreshing night’s sleep and feel happy, thankful, and ready to start Your day!

Unfortunately this isn’t a common experience for many women when they enter their midlife years! And what most women don’t realize is that the CAUSE of this sleeping disturbance is usually HORMONAL!

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Experiencing Hot Flashes BEFORE Menopause?

Experiencing Hot Flashes BEFORE Menopause?

And you thought they were only supposed to come AFTER your period was over!

Nope! That's not the case because it is the BALANCE of your hormones and the steady production of your hormones that keep hot flashes at bay.

It's a sudden feeling of heat and sometimes a red, flushed face and sweating. We don't know exactly what causes them, but they may be related to changes in circulation.

Hot flashes start when blood vessels near the skin's surface widen to cool off, making you break out in a sweat. Some women have a rapid heart rate or chills, too.

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What Happens if I have a Hysterectomy BEFORE Menopause?

What Happens if I have a Hysterectomy  BEFORE Menopause?

Did you know that if you have a hysterectomy before menopause WITHOUT removal of your ovaries, you are expected to go through menopause at least 5 years before the average age at 52 years old?

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