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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

What Causes Bloating during Menopause?

What Causes Bloating during Menopause?

Bloating is pretty common starting in midlife and there are really quite a number of reasons that can be causing it.

When it comes to hormones, bloating occurs because of lower Estrogen production. Estrogen has a job to do it the stomach and pancreas - just as it has jobs to do keeping your skin more elastic, hair smooth and shiny, bones strong, brain sharp, and heart vessels cleaner!

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Estrogen and Anti-Aging. What does ESTROGEN do FOR AGING and YOUR SKIN?

Estrogen and Anti-Aging. What does ESTROGEN do FOR AGING and YOUR SKIN?

Aging doesn’t have to be SCARY! Especially if you stay informed and do what you can to BALANCE your HORMONES and take SUPPLEMENTS that keep you looking and FEELING YOUNG!

What does ESTROGEN do FOR AGING and YOUR SKIN?!

Many women report a sudden onset of skin aging several months after menopausal symptoms begin.

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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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DHEA may be helpful for Weight Management, Healthy Aging & Stress

DHEA may be helpful for Weight Management, Healthy Aging & Stress

Supplementing with DHEA can be helpful for weight management, healthy aging, ongoing health and vitality, and a balanced stress response.

Certain situations can cause the body to slow its natural DHEA production, such as:
• Aging
• Emotional or physical stress
• Some medications
• Dieting or a vegetarian diet

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Can Turmeric Prevent Cancer?

Can Turmeric Prevent Cancer?

Turmeric is a spice that is often used as a food flavouring and has been used for many years in herbal remedies.  

Can turmeric prevent cancer?

Turmeric  is a spice grown in many Asian countries. It is also known as Indian saffron, jiang huang, haridra and haldi. It belongs to the ginger family and is a major ingredient of curry powder.

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Best Way to Supplement your Body with Amino Acids

Best Way to Supplement your Body with Amino Acids

We have all heard of Amino Acids and have general knowledge they are good for us and we need them right? But what actual role do they play in your body and do you need to supplement with amino acids for your wellness? Does the body produce all of the amino acids you need and how do I know if I have any deficiencies that would benefit from an amino acid supplement?

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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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