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Thoughts and suggestions on how to address hormonal imbalances, naturally…

The most important Vitamin in 2020?

This holiday season we are dealing with increasing COVID cases while we have to make decisions about whether to be together with our families and loved ones. We know the drill: wash our hands, social distance, and wear masks. But should we add “take a Vitamin D supplement” to the list? Vit D deficiency is

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Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

As women, we tend to fear breast cancer.  Many more of us will die of heart disease, but we are much more likely to be scared of breast cancer than a heart attack! There are many things that you can do to help reduce your risk of breast cancer, including eating a healthy diet, maintaining a

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Is Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe?

Are you having menopausal symptoms, but you are worried about hormone replacement because you have heard that it is dangerous? You may have heard that it causes breast cancer or heart attacks, and maybe your doctor has even advised against it. So you suffer with hot flashes, vaginal dryness, fatigue, depressed mood, irritability, poor sleep,

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Why testosterone is important for women too!

Hormones play a role in the health of your skin, hair, and bones, and they play a role in protecting your muscles as well.  Many women notice a change in how they look after 40, with less muscle tone, which can be very frustrating if you’ve been trying to live a healthy life and take

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Does Estrogen Protect Women From Coronavirus?

New information about how estrogen may be protecting women from serious infection! The new coronavirus has only been around for a few months, so research is just beginning and there is still so much we don’t know.  A new Chinese study looked at the receptor used by the virus to get inside our cells and

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