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Facts about hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

In Health and Wellness, Hormone Replacement Therapy by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC November 28th, 20180 Comments

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been the topic of numerous conflicting reports over the past few decades. Some clinical trials suggest that HRT poses an increased risk of certain health conditions, while other studies demonstrate this therapy’s effectiveness in relieving symptoms associated with menopause and reducing the risk of diseases such as osteoporosis and heart disease. If you’re considering hormone replacement therapy, it’s important to understand the facts so that you can make an informed …

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Hormone imbalances and sleep problems

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 2018

Suffering from lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep can negatively impact many different aspects of your life. Sleep problems can lead to obvious consequences such as drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and lack of energy. Sleep deprivation is also related to stress, anxiety, heart issues, impaired immune system function, and weight gain. If you have difficulty sleeping, changing your sleep habits may help. Relaxing teas and practices such as yoga can also be effective. But in …

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Study: HRT safer than previously thought

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC November 28th, 20180 Comments

Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT is safer than previously thought,  This treatment is effective at reducing menopausal symptoms along with the risk for other serious health conditions. Hormone replacement therapy is used to boost estrogen and progesterone levels in women going through menopause. Normal levels of estrogen and progesterone help the body function more optimally.  HRT can lower the risk of serious health conditions including osteoporosis, heart disease, and cancer. HRT has been widely used …

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7 signs you may be experiencing perimenopause

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC November 28th, 20180 Comments

For many women, perimenopause begins in their 40s, but for some it can start in their 30s or even earlier. If you’re nearing menopause, you may start noticing certain symptoms several years before menopause actually begins. This time leading up to menopause, known as perimenopause, is the period when the ovaries start to produce less estrogen. This decline in hormones can cause symptoms such as irregular periods, hot flashes, and emotional changes. Perimenopause typically lasts …

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Can meditation help you lose weight?

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 20180 Comments

You already know that regular exercise and a healthy diet are important for reaching and maintaining your goal weight, but did you know there are other healthy habits you can adopt to help you reach your weight-loss goals? One of them is starting a regular meditation practice. While meditation doesn’t directly help you lose weight, a 2013 review of research revealed that meditation can promote weight loss by influencing behaviors that drive you to eat …