Guest Post by Bridgit Danner, FDNP, LAc
Menopause is, in our cultural vocabulary, described as the symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats. But menopause is actually the cessation of your menstrual cycle. You know it’s ceased when you haven’t had a cycle for a year. Peri-menopause is a period that extends for a long time before menopause. But what is going on in perimenopause anyway?
Estrogen dominance is a hormone imbalance that affects younger and older women, alike. Young girls are entering puberty as young as age seven, young women in their twenties are experiencing perimenopause, women in their 30s and 40s are reaching menopause … Continue reading
What Causes Anxiety in Perimenopause? Anxiety during perimenopause is a very common issue. All too commonly it is treated by primary care doctors, psychiatrists and even gynecologist using SSRI medications like Zoloft or Prozac. But, alas, as I am fond … Continue reading
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Dr. Jen tells the readers of Family Circle magazine all about menopause. Pick up your copy and check out page 157: 18 Things Every Woman should know about Menopause … Continue reading
Get it while it’s hot! Everybody’s favorite sexual health expert, Dr. Jennifer Landa, chatted with Essence magazine to help women ensure their journey through menopause is a smooth ride. Check out the article inside the August 2012 issue of Essence, … Continue reading