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For many women, “menopause” feels like a dirty word; they don’t want to think about it, don’t want to talk about it, and spend years dreading its eventual arrival. But menopause is a natural part of the life cycle. When we learn to work with our bodies instead of against them, menopause can become a wonderful period in our lives, not one we need to dread.
In this episode, we’re discussing what happens within your body when you reach menopause. Dr. Carling is explaining how your body’s hormone production systems change and why some people experience more unpleasant symptoms than others. Plus, we’re sharing easy lifestyle and diet changes you can make before or during menopause to mitigate your symptoms.
What’s in this episode:
- What happens within our bodies during menopause
- How our hormones change before and during menopause
- How to mitigate the unpleasant symptoms we associate with menopause
- Why hormone replacement therapy is often more harmful than helpful
- Why prevention is the best cure for unpleasant menopause symptoms
- How stress, sleep, and diet can increase menopause symptoms
- Simple lifestyle changes you can make before menopause to prevent symptoms in the longrun
- Things that can trigger symptoms in menopausal women
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*Disclaimer: The statements made in this episode about specific products have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. All information provided is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other healthcare professional.