Vitamin E Alleviates Postmenopausal Insomnia
According to a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Nutrients, vitamin E was shown to help alleviate chronic insomnia disorder and enhance sleep quality in postmenopausal women. Insomnia is one of the most common conditions during and after menopause. For this study, scientists wanted to know if vitamin E supplements could beRead
Ayurvedic Herb Helps Menopause-Related Anxiety & Cognitive Decline
Menopause is a rollercoaster ride of changes for most women. As hormone levels drop off precipitously, women begin to experience a range of physical and emotional symptoms. Now, researchers have identified an Ayurvedic herb — Tinospora cordifolia — that may help with two of the most common menopause-related issues: anxiety and cognitiveRead
Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.: Why Soy Isoflavones Don’t Work for Many Menopausal Women
Letter from Tieraona Low Dog, M.D: If you’re like me, you’ve probably noticed that some of your patients get great results from eating soy or taking soy isoflavones for relief of menopausal symptoms. Yet for other patients, these approaches are ineffective. Have You Wondered Why Soy Isoflavones Don’t Always Work?Read
Four Studies & HRT Position Paper from the North American Menopause Society Conference
At the annual meeting in October, 2017 of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in Philadelphia, researchers presented a number of valuable studies for your practice: Study 1: Women More Likely to Opt Out of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Choose Alternatives A study, which was the first to examine women’sRead
Clinically Supported Menopausal S-equol Product Available to Practitioners
This year alone 53 million women, between the ages of 40 and 64, are entering perimenopause or menopause. both perimenopause and menopausal symptoms can dramatically affect a woman’s quality of life for up to 7.4 years. In response to the growing need for addressing menopausal symptoms, INNATE Response has launchedRead
Video with Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.: Are You Ready to Change the Discussion around Menopause?
Letter from Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.: Menopause is not a disease. It’s a doorway. As a wholistic clinician with a medical degree, I have great respect for Western medicine. I think we can all agree that few of us would want to have meningitis in a world without antibiotics orRead
Collagen, a better framework than calcium alone
It’s been said that graceful aging is about being flexible. One’s ability to respond mentally and physically to life’s obstacles is certainly an asset. However when it comes to bone health, traditional advice on calcium supplementation favors rigidity over agility. Kathy Lund comments on Ian R Ried’s article, A Case for Ending Calcium, and the age-old advice to prescribe calcium alone fails to address the importance of being lithe for long-term bone health.