Tag: Menopause

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October 29, 2015

Menopause is a normal stage of life and is the natural termination of the menstrual cycle and reproductive years. It usually occurs somewhere between the ages of 45 and 55. At this time the female sex hormone, oestrogen gradually decreases while the adrenals begin making oestrogen and androgen to replace it. The transitional time leading up to menopause is called perimenopause and this phase can last up to four years. It is characterised by shorter or longer menstrual cycles, heavier or lighte....

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Ages, Stages and Hormones

October 19, 2015

The Four Most Common Health Issues we see Facing Women throughout their lives are: 1. Hormonal issues 2. Stress and its impact on health 3. Weight management 4. Low Energy These health issues are often all related and are not necessarily independent of each other. No matter what health issue you are presenting with, if indicated, we will be addressing and treating you holistically because you are very complex. This weekend’s Secret Women’s Business theme is “Ages, Stages ....

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Shatavari… “The Queen of Herbs”

February 18, 2014

Today I thought I’d share with you the amazing benefits and actions of one of my favourite women’s herbs – Shatavari. "Capable Of A Hundred Husbands..." Shatavari is a traditional Indian (Ayurvedic) herb and is often referred to as the ‘Queen of Herbs’ because it is said to promote love and devotion. In Hindu the word Shatavari literally translates as “capable of a hundred husbands”. It is traditionally used throughout a woman’s entire reproductive life cycle because of its cle....

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