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 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 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 ...
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. ...
Jan 22 2013
The Role of Adrenal Fatigue in Heart Palpitations & Panic Attacks
Continuing on with our discussion onheart palpitations and panic attacksfor the month of January, I wanted to talk more about adrenal fatigue, which, along with low progesterone levels and issues with thyroid function, is one of the root causes of...
Jan 14 2013
Heart Palpitations & Panic Attacks in Perimenopause
Last month I talked considerably about anxiety during perimenopause, a common and worrisome symptom for many women. This month, I thought I would extend the conversation to include heart palpitations and panic attacks, two other symptoms of per...
Dec 07 2012
The Link Between Progesterone and Anxiety in Perimenopause
My blogging theme for December has officially become “anxiety in perimenopause.” Part of this is due to myfibromyalgia diagnosisand the mini crisis (read: anxiety) I’ve been experiencing as a result. The other part is due, as I havesaid in other p...
Nov 02 2012
Coping with Menopause in a Sound Bite World
I will be the first one to tell you that I love technology. I love my iPhone with all of its fancy apps. I love my laptop. I love Twitter. I love Facebook. I love Google+ (well, I’m working on loving Google+), and I love the Internet. But, like...
Oct 10 2012
Prometrium: A Bioidentical FDA Approved Progesterone
It is no secret that I personally prefer bioidentical hormones for the treatment of symptoms of perimenopause as opposed to synthetic hormones and drugs. In fact, I sincerely believe that most women prefer natural, healthier, and less intrusive...
Oct 05 2012
You Have "Peri" What? : Charting Your Own Path
I just returned from a round table discussion in NYC last week. While I’m not at liberty to discuss the topic at hand just yet, I can divulge that the purpose of the discussion and my being invited did revolve around women’s health and menopause...