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  • Painful Relations Past Menopause. Is it all related to Hormonal Imbalance?

    Painful Relations Past Menopause. Is it all related to Hormonal Imbalance?

    This is Part 3 of our 3-part series on Menopause. ICYMI - be sure to catch up on parts 1 and 2 (links below) where Dr. Kimberly Langdon covered UTIs and VVA and how they are linked to Menopause. And now, Part 3:  

    Even though menopause brings on many changes for women, most of them are manageable. One problem, however, is often ignored until it becomes advanced. It is called vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). It is also known as genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) because the lining of the bladder can be affected as well.

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  • Hormone Balance For Women Over 50

    From the very moment we are conceived, until our final breath, ‘hormones’ play an integral part in our health and overall well-being. Each and every step of life is influenced by an ever-present cascade of hormones. Hormones have a direct regulatory impact on every cell, tissue, and organ of the ... View Post
  • The Amazing Egg

    A staple protein source since the beginning of time, eggs are highly versatile and pack in a lot of nutrition. Sadly, eggs often get a bad rap because many think they need to be avoided due to containing too much cholesterol.

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  • Introducing SUNNIFY - Our NEW Vitamin D Supplement!

    Sunnify, our newest addition to the Life Sprout family of products! Each bottle comprises 90 capsules of 125mcg (5,000 IU) of Vitamin D3 (derived from cholecalciferol). It helps with supporting numerous biological functions such as calcium absorption and maintaining healthy bones, hormonal balance, immune support, and reduction of inflammation.  View Post
  • Femina: Balancing Moods and Hormones

    I don't know about you, but I can get a little um....the "b" word comes to mind. In fact, when I was working, my acupuncturist gave me some Chinese supplements to make me less cranky. BUT I had to take a bunch of them. Being a boss just stressed me out. View Post
  • Sonia from Style Beyond Age Shares her Experience with Hair Loss After Fifty

    Originally posted on StyleBeyondAge with permission. Is your body in balance? About a year ago my hair started to fall out. RAPIDLY. I noticed it at first and thought it was stress. But then I was real with myself and asked: What stress? Typically I have a very laissez-faire attitude towards lif... View Post
  • Blood Pressure: What Causes it and New Technologies

    Originally published on Health & Nature News Hypertension (aka “The Silent Killer”) is so named because it doesn’t give us any signs or symptoms to throw a red flag in front of us to tell us that something is wrong with our circulatory system. It is estimated that about one out of every four... View Post
  • The Importance of Sleep for your Overall Health, Hormone Balance, and Stress Reduction

    When it comes to your health, sleep is often overlooked. Time and again I have heard the saying “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”.  While I get that we want to enjoy and live our lives, it can’t come at the expense of a good night's sleep. Here’s why: How we feel and function while awake depends a lot ... View Post