Menopausal Weight Gain and Ozempic

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Weight gain can be one of the most troubling symptoms of menopause. Before using Ozempic or other injectables, consider a natural, effective alternative in Homeopathic Hormone Therapy.   The Power of Hormone Therapy: Hormone Therapy offers a natural, holistic approach that targets hormonal imbalances and associated weight gain.   Why Choose...

Menopausal Women - CardioVascular Risk Reduced 50% With Hormone Therapy

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

The American Heart Association published a study on menopause and cardiovascular risk changes. The study showed that during menopause, bad cholesterol drastically increases; however, in women who begin hormone therapy early in menopause, that would be the peri-menopausal stage, there is a cardiovascular benefit to being on hormone therapy. The...

Menopausal women can reduce their risk of diabetes by 30%.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Roughly 10% of women in the US have something called pre-diabetes. Each year about 10% of those women will become full blown diabetes. A new study in the July 2024 Vol 50 of "Diabetes & Metabolism" looked at 20 years of data, using thousands of women between the ages of...

Where To Begin For Improving Your Thyroid Health...

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Start with testing, then treatment, then re-test again annually. Step #1:  Comprehensive Thyroid Panel TestMeasures the levels of thyroid hormones and antibodies in the blood. The results provide important information about thyroid function and help diagnose and monitor conditions such as Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's disease. Available direct to you without...

Has Menopause Got You Feeling Like A Hot Mess? Here's The Solution...

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Tackle hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, hair loss and other symptoms of ALL phases of menopause, plus fill nutritional voids. Prescription Hormones Are Not For Everyone. Some Women Feel Worse On Them, Others Don't Want The Expense Or Constant Trips To The Lab To Check Levels While On Prescription...

Breast Pain, Menstrual or Menopausal Mood Swings, Endometriosis?

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Iodine can relieve breast pain, ovulation pain, premenstrual mood symptoms and help to prevent ovarian cysts. It works by promoting healthy estrogen metabolism, down regulating estrogen receptors and stabilizing estrogen-sensitive tissue in the breasts, uterus, ovaries, and brain. As one paper says, iodine has 'a net anti-estrogenic effect.Iodine’s anti-estrogen effect...

All illnesses and diseases are improved by clearing the Lymph System.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

The Lymph system removes waste products from every cell in the body. It absorbs fats and delivers proper fluid levels to the cells. Proper fluid levels fight infections, take away toxins, chronic and potentially all deadly infections and cancers.   If your Lymph is not open and clear before you...

If you feel worse on hormone therapy, whether that's thyroid hormone or sex hormone therapy, consider opening your drainage pathways.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

When the drainage pathways are congested, especially the lymph, liver and kidneys, your body cannot expel excess hormones and you will feel unwell or you might even feel worse than you did before starting hormones. This is especially true if you are someone with the MTHFR gene mutation. The top...

Signs of Low Progesterone And How To Raise It Naturally

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

When your progesterone is low, due to low levels or progesterone resistance, estrogen dominates. The consequences can be rage, headaches, cysts, miserable periods, and sleep disorders. Progesterone is important for your overall sense of equilibrium or well-being and it balances out estrogen. Progesterone provides contentment, which is often lost when...

Eight ways that magnesium rescues hormones.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Magnesium is part of the iodine protocol. It is also fantastic for hormone health and here's why:   Regulates cortisol. It calms your nervous system and prevents excessive cortisol. Your stress hormonal system—also called your hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis—is your central hormonal system. When it functions well, then your other hormones...

Menopause hormone therapy significantly reduces the incidence of breast cancer.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

A study from the Women's Health Initiative "Randomized trials of estrogen-alone and breast cancer incidence: a meta-analysis" looked at 10 randomized trials, looking at estrogen alone and breast cancer incidents. The study states that in the totality of randomized clinical trial data, looking at estrogen alone, menopause hormone therapy significantly...

Fibroids: Alternative Therapies To Avoid Surgery

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Recently on The Today Show, they ran a story about an NBC journalist with life long fibroids who had been to many doctors only to be dismissed by them. A familiar story for many of us. She ended up in the ER, then found a doctor who ultimately removed her...

ADRENALS.....These Glands Need Love Too.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

The adrenal glands release stress hormones, cortisol and adrenaline in response to a stressor. If the stress continues for a long period of time, the adrenals can no longer meet the demands for putting out a continuous supply of stress hormones leaving the adrenals and you exhausted. What happens next is that this high level of adrenal stress hormones disrupt the normal functions of the thyroid gland which is why the adrenals need to be addressed prior to the thyroid.

Elevated levels of cholesterol are extremely common in people with thyroid dysfunction.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Several decades ago, normal cholesterol was 250-300. Then when statins came along the normal range was changed to 200 and keeps getting lower. Today, they have lowered it again to around 170.  

The Body Needs Iodine, Here's Why....

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

IODINE....Helps With Weight Loss, Hormone Balancing, Cyst Reversal, Cancer Prevention, Brain Health, Energy PMS, Menopause and More! The Body Needs Iodine, Here's Why.... Iodine down-regulates estrogen receptors, thereby decreasing estrogen sensitivity. Iodine is also very effective at eliminating breast and ovarian cysts. It works for fibrocystic breast disease and ovarian...

What Is Hormonal Weight Gain?

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

You suddenly start putting on extra pounds (especially around the belly and hips). Your weight refuses to budge no matter how much you exercise or cut back on calories. If any of the above resonates with you, then you’re most likely dealing with hormonal weight gain.   90% of weight gain is due to hormonal disregulation, it has very little to do with calories, and all to do with how your body is balancing its hormones. Although food is important it is secondary to hormones in controlling our weight.