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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

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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How Long Does Caffeine Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Caffeine Stay in Your System?

Sleep is really a far more critical piece of maintaining vitality than we often give it credit for.  Since we have so much on our plate to do every day, we often put sleep off into a category of “pleasure and luxury”, but in reality, lack of adequate sleep causes everything from weight gain, immune system dysfunction, to memory loss with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia.

In other words, sleep is in no way a Luxury.  It is a total necessity for each and every one of us. 

With this said, many of us consume a decent amount of caffeine, starting with coffee or tea in the morning, soda or tea following our coffee, and end the day with some chocolate dessert.  ALL of these foods / drinks contain caffeine.

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Natural Treatments for Vaginal Atrophy (Vaginal Dryness)

Natural Treatments for Vaginal Atrophy (Vaginal Dryness)

Vaginal Atrophy is the medical term for "Dry Vagina." We know that 70% of all women end up experiencing Vaginal Atrophy as they enter their midlife years. It does not improve without treatment. And it can be a pretty serious issue! It can change our entire sex life - long before we are ready, and certainly WAY too soon before our partners are ready! It also causes our libido to diminish AND increases our risk of Urinary Tract Infections and can also cause Urinary Incontinence. None of these are anything any woman wants!

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What Causes Vaginal Dryness?

What Causes Vaginal Dryness?

No woman should EVER suffer with vaginal dryness. We're living much longer than ever before! And it is so Simple and Safe to have a Healthy Happy Hoo Hoo! A moist Youthful vagina not only provides the basis of enjoyable intercourse with the Man You Love, but it is also HEALTHY! It helps strengthen the muscles in the Vagina decreasing Urinary leakage, and helps PREVENT Urinary Tract Infections. 

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Sex Hormone Binding Globulins (SHBG) the "Bad Boy" Interfering with your Health?

Sex Hormone Binding Globulins (SHBG) the

PART II: SHBG (short for - Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) or THBG (Thyroid Hormone Binding Globulin) COULD be the "Bad Boy" that is interfering with Your Health - that hasn't yet been uncovered!

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Are You Dealing with any of the following 10 Symptoms but Your Doctor says Your Blood Work is Perfectly Normal?

Are You Dealing with any of the following 10 Symptoms but Your Doctor says Your Blood Work is Perfectly Normal?

When this happens, most doctors don't know how to deal with it. They just tell You to exercise more, or lose weight, or take a vitamin. All of those things are good. But that advice is not the answer because it doesn't get to the ROOT of Your problems!

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What Causes Hot Flashes?

What Causes Hot Flashes?

Well the answer to that can get complicated! And there is still a lot of research going on in this topic because the actual cause of hot flashes is still NOT completely understood.

The average length of time we deal with hot flashes is about 7 years. This is usually about 3 and a half to 4 years before menopause and 3 and a half years after menopause.

Some women can experience hot flashes only during the average known 7 years... but some women experience hot flashes forever! There

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Be Informed About Your "Hormone Replacement" Choices

Be Informed About Your

Did you know that 6000 women enter Menopause EVERY SINGLE DAY- just in the United States alone?!

During this time, we women have really gone through a trying time. 

Not only have we been ignored by the medical societies, we have been TOLD that Hormone Replacement Therapy was dangerous and we should just learn to live with our lack of hormones and the misery that comes with it.

FEAR was used to help THEM, (the Medical Community), feel better. 

 

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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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Every Woman wants to know what she can do to Lower Risks of Breast Cancer.

Every Woman wants to know what she can do to Lower Risks of Breast Cancer.

FOR ALL THE LOVELY LADIES WITH CONCERNS ABOUT ESTROGEN AND BREAST CANCER, ie; personal history, family history or information from your PCP. This is a great informative read!!!

The Women's Health Initiatives FINAL conclusions showed how women who supplemented with Estrogen alone had an even LOWER RISK of breast cancer than even the placebo group.

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