Perimenopause and Estrogen Dominance

Do any of these health complaints sound familiar? Breast swelling and tenderness Anxiety and mood swings Irritability “Fuzzy thinking” Loss of ambition Fatigue Weight gain Low libido Insomnia Water retention Uterine fibroids Ovarian cysts Clotted menses If so, and you’re also in the Perimenopause stage of life, you could be a woman suffering from Estrogen Dominance — a hormonal imbalance where estrogen levels are relatively high in relation to progesterone levels. Why is this a…

D needs K and U need D!

With summer on our heels, the days are getting longer and the sun is shining, which means we’re hopefully building up more of that Vitamin D goodness in our bodies. For those of us who spend any measurable amount of time outdoors, we may be under the impression our Vitamin D levels are more than sufficient. But are they? It’s well known that Vitamin D deficiency is more frequent in certain subgroups, including elderly, dark-skinned,…