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. ...
Jan 29 2013
Hypothyroidism: An Under-Diagnosed Epidemic?
What initially began as a discussion on anxiety, heart palpitations, and panic attacks in women going through perimenopause has now become a full-blown discussion on hypothyroidism. But, please don’t get lost in all of the twist and turns. Ho...
Jan 24 2013
Heart Palpitations, Panic Attacks, Anxiety & Thyroid Dysfunction
Before I entered perimenopause some 15 years ago now, I had no earthly idea that something as simple as estrogen and progesterone hormone imbalance could send my entire life to hell in a hand basket. I was blithely unaware of what was about ...
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...