Is it menopause or could it be your thyroid?

When women in their 40s and 50s notice a drop in energy, changes to sleep patterns, an increase in depressed moods and unexplained weight gain, they often chalk it up to the beginnings of menopause – but could the real culprit be a thyroid disorder? Hypothyroidism is a condition caused by an underactive thyroid not 

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Can natural remedies make menopause symptoms go away?

For some women, menopause is like peak hour traffic – a little inconvenient, at times frustrating, but something that has to be tolerated. However for other women menopause hits like a head-on with a freight train – it stops them in their tracks and makes the simplest activity out of the question. For the unfortunate 

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Why you should only use bioidentical hormone replacement therapy on your doctor’s advice

If you’ve ever googled ‘bioidentical hormone replacement therapy’ you will have seen your search engine fill with ads from overseas websites selling cheap ‘natural estrogen’ and similar products. These websites are tempting with their low prices and to-your-door delivery, and if it’s ‘natural’ it couldn’t possibly harm you, right? Wrong. Any kind of hormone replacement 

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