Whether for contraception, menopause symptoms, or to control heavy bleeding, women have been given artificial hormones for many years now. What is the price we have paid and how can we balance that?
This is a significant cancer risk for all women and prevention means having the right information and ensuring hormone balance.
Women have a greater risk of a stroke than men and bioidentical natural progesterone helps protect women from heart disease – but so too can citrus fruit.
At menopause urinary tract infections are more common, and once again it is down to the changing hormone levels, but natural help is at hand.
Prevention is the best option, so tackling oestrogen dominance is the first step because fibroids are produced by excess oestrogen and their growth is stimulated by it.
At menopause weight gain seems inevitable, but controlling oestrogen dominance and adding these healthy foods to your shopping list can help you lose weight.
Low progesterone affects the menstrual cycle, so knowing when you are vulnerable could help you cope better with mood swings.
Whatever your beauty regime, starting with the basics from the inside out through your diet and lifestyle can be an effective anti-ageing routine in itself.
You may know how helpful progesterone is for your hot flushes, or mood swings, but do you also know what else it helps you with?
It is a regular part of most women’s routine to check their breasts for lumps or anything out of the ordinary at least once a month. The faster you identify a problem, the better your chance of successful treatment.