Feb 28 2013
Fixing the Healthcare System: Can We Do It?
I’ve been rather amazed at the response I’ve gotten over the past couple of months to my posts on dizziness, vertigo, anxiety, panic attacks, and heart palpitations in perimenopause. Every now and then it seems you hit a nerve with certain blo...
Feb 27 2013
Real People, Real Women, Real Stories
I interact quite frequently with many of my readers, either through the comment section at The Perimenopause Blog, or on Twitter, Google+, or at my Facebook page. It makes for some very interesting discussions sometimes, helps to blow off a ...
Feb 22 2013
Vertigo & Dizziness in Perimenopause: Trying to Find the Answers
So, after my pseudo-feminist rant in my last post, I thought it might be a good idea to get back to the monthly blogging topic at hand –vertigo and dizziness in perimenopause. Two symptoms which we have learned can be traced tothyroid dysfunction,...
Feb 21 2013
Women in Perimenopause are not Crazy, Broken, or in Need of Fixin’
I’ve been reading through the bookThe Thyroid Solution: A Revolutionary Mind-Body Program That Will Help You,by Dr. Ridha Arem, M.D., over the past couple of weeks, as you may know if you’ve read any ofmy recent posts. This morning, as I skimmed t...
Feb 19 2013
Dizziness & Vertigo in Perimenopause: The Thyroid Solution
A friend called me the other day. She’s 47 years old and displaying classic symptoms of perimenopause.I didn’t need to tell her that, however, because she already knew. Instead, she wanted to talk to me about the weight gain she had been experi...
Feb 14 2013
I Heart You!
I read a quote once, and unfortunately, for the life of me I can’t remember who said it. But as one who makes her living from the written word, it was a powerful quote which has stuck with me over the years. It went something like this: “Peo...
Feb 08 2013
Dizziness & Vertigo in Perimenopause
In keeping with my monthly blogging topics for 2013, I have officially dubbed February “vertigo and dizziness” month. It may come as a surprise to some of you, butvertigo and dizzinessare very common symptoms for women in perimenopause – or maybe ...
Feb 05 2013
More Regulation for Compounding Pharmacies Soon to Come?
There are people who are thoroughly convinced that a powerful, centralized federal government is a good thing. They see it as a benevolent entity with only our best interests in mind, and have no problems with it growing and expanding, and assu...
Jan 31 2013
Hypothyroidism: The Testing Controversy
Way back in February of 2000, The University of Colorado released“The Colorado Thyroid Disease Prevalence Study,”which sought to determine the prevalence of hypothyroidism. If you are interested in reading such studies, it is not very long (9 p...
Jan 30 2013
Getting Help for Your Perimenopause Symptoms: My Best Advice
I heard from yet another woman recently, who said she is suffering with panic attacks and heart palpitations in perimenopause. But, she was confused because she was also told by several physicians that she is too young to be in perimenopause. ...