Apr 30 2013
Short-term Memory Loss and Brain Fog in Perimenopause
If you take a little trip around the Internet, you might find that I’m one of the few people who actually talk about the short-term memory loss and brain fog in perimenopause.Shocking isn’t it? With literally millions upon millions of women ...
Apr 26 2013
More on the Vivelle Dot: It’s Really Helping
I’ve been using the Vivelle Dot, a bioidentical transdermal estradiol patch for about three weeks now, and I’m here to tell you, I’m a happy camper. My main motivation for trying it was a depression I’ve been having a very tough time shaking, s...
Apr 10 2013
Transdermal Bioidentical Estradiol: Why I’m Considering It
As you all probably noticed in my last post, I was a little testy over the wellness coach lady who took it upon herself to “educate me” regarding alternatives to my decision to use estrogen hormone therapy. If I were a younger woman (like no...
Apr 09 2013
Transdermal Bioidentical Estradiol: Defending My Decision
So, I figured I might have to defend my decision to consider using a transdermal bioidentical estradiol. But, I didn’t think it would happen so quickly. No sooner had I written my post last week, when I received an email (albeit a cheerful one...
Apr 05 2013
Transdermal Bioidentical Estradiol: I May Try It
I never thought I would be saying this, but I have an appointment with my gynecologist next week to discuss a prescription for a transdermal bioidentical estradiol (an estrogen). The last time I saw her she offered it to me after my examina...
Mar 29 2013
Depression in Perimenopause: Why Exercise and Light are So Important
Now that March is over, along with the long, dark days of winter, perhaps the topic ofdepression in perimenopausewon’t be so, well, depressing.As one who grew up in the muggy Deep South where actual seasons are an anomaly, I actually love winter. ...
Mar 25 2013
Beating Depression in Perimenopause with Exercise and Light
We’re still on the topic of depression in perimenopause for the month of March. Heretofore, we’ve discussed dietary changes to include foods which provide the chemical building blocks, so to speak, for your body to produce serotonin, a natural ...
Mar 19 2013
Depression in Perimenopause: Let’s Eat Some More
If you’re anything like me and you love to eat, then you were probably positively delighted to learn from my last post that you can eat your way out of depression. You will also be delighted to know that this post is about eating, too. Yes inde...
Mar 14 2013
Depression in Perimenopause: Eat Your Way Out of It
You have to admit. Eating your way out of anything just can’t be bad. Especially if it can help you manage health challenges like depression in perimenopause – and it will. In my last post I told you there is a direct correlation between a w...
Mar 13 2013
What Causes Depression in Perimenopause?
Depression in perimenopause is a big topic. I think depression in general is a big topic, but for women going through perimenopause, it’s huge. There are a lot of medical opinions about what causes depression, too. I agree with some of the...