Use Collagen For Skin and Bone Health In Menopause.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

When we start going through Menopause, we begin to lose collagen in the skin. In fact, within the first 5 years of menopause, we lose 30% of collagen in our skin.  So how can you improve the appearance of your skin and collagen levels?   A study from PubMed looked...

Collagen In Menopause Promotes Hair, Skin, Nail and Bone Health.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Within the first 5 years of peri-menopause, a women will lose 30% of collagen in their skin. A great natural way to improve the look of your skin and ramp up your collagen level is to take oral collagen.  Study:  Oral intake of specific bioactive collagen peptides reduces skin wrinkles...

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...

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...

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...

80% of menopausal women are Vitamin D deficient.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Why? Menopausal women don't absorb D very well because when menopause hits, gut health declines. Vitamin D is a hormone that has many processes in the body.  If your Vitamin D is not optimized, your body will not work as efficiently as it should. Menopausal women don't synthesize Vitamin D from...

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...

How to lose weight during menopause.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

If you're in menopause, there are 5 things you need to know about weight management. Our metabolism slows down with aging and is definitely a factor. Our lifestyle also changes in midlife which contributes to weight issues. Hormone changes you are experiencing in menopause definitely affects your body composition. We...

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...

Hormone therapy significantly lowers high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, insulin sensitivity and systemic inflammation.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

The American Heart Association published a study Menopause Transition and Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Early Prevention.  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 study cited a 50% reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease.

And another thing....anti-depressants are not the answer to menopause symptoms.

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Heart Palpitations are very common in menopause. For some women, they happen more frequently than hot flashes. Heart Palpitations can bring on strong feelings of anxiety.   And another thing....anti-depressants are not the answer to menopause symptoms. What helps these conditions improve and resolve? Hormone therapy. Bringing your hormones back into balance is key. You don't have to use prescription hormones and for many women, they are not an option.

Heart Disease and Menopause

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Heart Disease Is The Leading Cause Of Death For Women In The U.S. , ESPECIALLY AT MENOPAUSE!Although aging in general has a negative impact on vascular health, it varies between men and women.