Let’s Talk About Hot Flashes! When people think about menopause, they usually think about hot flashes. This is because approximately 80% of women will experience hot flashes at some point in their menopausal transition. Hot flashes or Hot Flushes, and night sweats are collectively known as vasomotor symptoms. These symptoms can vary greatly in terms […]
What to Expect During Menopause: The Vagina & Vulva Edition
What to Expect During Menopause: The Vagina & Vulva Edition Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a term that encompasses changes that can happen to the vagina, bladder, vulva and/or clitoris in response to lower levels of estrogen. It is very common; in their 2020 report the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) estimated that GSM […]
4 (TREATABLE) Causes of Sleep Disruption that You’re Probably Not Thinking About!
4 (TREATABLE) Causes of Sleep Disruption that You’re Probably Not Thinking About! Lets’ face it, in a society that thrives on being busy, lots of people struggle with sleep. For some people there just aren’t enough hours in the day. For others there are obvious behaviours that are affecting us like too much coffee, alcohol, […]
Common Women’s Health Concerns in your 40s
Common Women’s Health Concerns in your 40s When women enter their 40’s hormonal health really starts to change. Some women will continue with concerns that she experienced in her 30’s. Some will start to wonder if maybe menopause is fast approaching. Others will simply not feel like themselves and not really notice a hormonal connection […]
I Think I’m Going Through Menopause…Now What?
I Think I’m Going Through Menopause…Now What? When I started my practice, I saw a huge gap in women’s health care around menopause. The woman that were walking through my door were lost and struggling. I often heard things like: “I guess this is just part of getting older.” “my doctor said it is normal […]
How Heath Over All Supports Women Through Every Stage of Life
How Health Over All Supports You Through Every Stage of Life With each life stage, comes a new set of possible concerns or challenges when striving to achieve or maintain optimal wellness. What had once worked for us, may no longer be working for us now. The foods we use to ‘get away’ with eating […]