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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

Bloating Woes Part 3: 15 Causes YOU may be Causing

Bloating Woes Part 3: 15 Causes YOU may be Causing

In Part ONE I talked about the TWELVE Common MEDICAL Conditions that cause Bloating that You need to know about. An additional Less Common cause made it 13!

Part TWO was about the SIX Most Common HORMONE IMBALANCE Conditions that cause Bloating.

And Now, Part THREE is about the FIFTEEN Common Causes of Bloating that YOU could be doing to Yourself!

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Bloating Woes Part 4: How to Determine the Cause

Bloating Woes Part 4: How to Determine the Cause

We've covered THREE parts already about what causes Bloating and NOW we're ready to discover how YOU can determine the CAUSE of YOUR bloating!

If you haven't read parts ONE-THREE, make sure you do that because this post will make a lot more sense, and THIS is a really important post for you to RID yourself of this nasty, annoying feeling!

So here is a little help to figure out the MAIN cause/causes of your bloating - whether it is something you MUST seek medical help for (even if it requires you pursue a second or third medical opinion) and/or whether it appears to be a hormone imbalance, and/or whether it appears to be something YOU might be causing yourself.

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How does Estrogen help Control Body Weight?

How does Estrogen help Control Body Weight?

Weight gain during midlife can be a serious game changer for a woman’s self-esteem, and lead to many more problems above and beyond weight gain in and of itself. Weight gain is a very real challenge that comes with the changes in our hormones during midlife. It is very frustrating when we feel we have no control over what is happening to our body.

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Feeling Full of Energy, Sexy & Alive has Everything to do with Hormone Balance

Feeling Full of Energy, Sexy & Alive has Everything to do with Hormone Balance

Fatigue is extremely common with hormone changes. Progesterone is the first sex hormone that starts to decline 10 to 15 years before menopause. This is very important because Progesterone is our calming and relaxing hormone, which also helps us sleep soundly like a contented baby. As our sleep becomes interrupted, fatigue sets in.

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What is Estrogen Dominance?

What is Estrogen Dominance?

Though it is true that some women somehow escape the ravages of Estrogen Dominance, MOST women do not.

Almost All Women end up in an Estrogen Dominant state starting about 10 years before they go through Menopause. This is the time that their Progesterone starts to decline WITHOUT the Estrogen yet starting to decline.

This is actually a DANGEROUS TIME for us!

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Discover how easy it is to learn about your midlife hormone needs

Discover how easy it is to learn about your midlife hormone needs

The AVERAGE age of menopause is 52 years old.

And you can see that menopause symptoms PEAK between ages 50 to 54 - but they can occur much earlier or later than 52 years old as well!

For many of us, we can experience menopause symptoms for 10 years or longer.

Fortunately these days... if you become a "Savvy Sister" and discover how easy it is to learn about your own hormone needs - you can also restore your own hormones with Organic Bioidentical Hormones - now available over the counter.

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CoQ10 helps Produce 95% of your Body’s Energy!

CoQ10 helps Produce 95% of your Body’s Energy!

What Role Does CoQ10 play in your body?

Did you know CoQ10 is vital for many chemical reactions in cells; in fact, it helps produce 95% of your body’s energy! Without these types of biochemical reactions, your cells would be unable to grow and divide.

CoQ10, also known as ubiquinone or coenzyme Q is found in every cell and tissue. Your cells use CoQ10 for growth and maintenance. Levels of CoQ10 in your body decrease as you age.

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