4 Results Found

  • Managing Menopause

    Jul, 2018

    The following is an excerpt taken from an article I wrote for Natural Medicine, September 2009 For many women, the menopause can be a turning point. Not only physically but psychologically as well. Because of this, the first step to managing the menopause is to keep a positive outlook: menopause is not a disease. It […]

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  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

    May, 2018

    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disease in women, affecting 5-10% of those of child bearing age. Common symptoms include: menstrual irregularities, hirsutism, acne, painful periods and alopecia. The cause of PCOS is unknown. But most experts think that several factors, including genetics, could play a role. Women with PCOS are more […]

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  • Antioxidants in Diet Can Improve Insulin Resistance

    Jun, 2010

    A diet rich in natural antioxidants improves insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant obese adults. Although the beneficial effects of antioxidants are well known, a recent study has shown that they can improve hormonal action in obese subjects with metabolic syndrome. Some evidence exists that oxidative stress may play a role in the metabolic syndrome, according to […]

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  • Nutritional Therapy

    May, 2010

    Nutritional Therapy is the application of nutrition science in the promotion of optimum health and peak performance, disease prevention and patient care. It is a science-based complementary approach (working with the medical profession) that uses diet, lifestyle and, if necessary, nutritional supplements to enable individuals to maximize their health potential. It seeks, through a functional […]

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