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Find Hormonal Happiness: Natural Medicine to Help With Menopause

January 21, 20159 min
When you're going through menopause, when one hormone becomes out of synch, your whole body becomes unbalanced.When you're going through menopause, when one hormone becomes out of synch, your whole body becomes unbalanced.Hormones in your body are chemical compounds that act as messengers to all your cells, glands, organs and tissues. Each hormone in your body plays a critical role in the functioning of your overall health.Between your 40s and 50s, women experience a natural biological process known as menopause. Menopause is when your body no longer has a menstrual cycle. During menopause you may experience an emotional highs and lows, insomnia, sexual dysfunction, hot flashes, anxiety, fatigued, weight gain, thinning hair, and dry skin.Typically if these symptoms are bothersome, you can talk to your doctor about treatments. Your doctor might recommend using Hormone Replacement Therapies (HRT), but you may be weary of their serious side effects.How can natural medicine help with menopause?Medical herbalist, Bev Maya joins Dr. Holly to discuss why hormone imbalances occur and natural ways you can fix your hormone levels.

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