Suffering From Menopause Belly? Give Up This One Food

Are you suffering from menopause belly? Many people are. The good news is, there are a few very simple things that you can do to heal your digestive health and maintain a healthy weight. So What Exactly is Menopause Belly? They say that “death begins in the gut," and that is certainly what I see in my offices. The symptom picture I am specifically addressing here presents as, gas, bloating, upset stomach, constipation, and or diarrhea, acid reflux and resistant weight loss—especially around the waist. We may also see a tender abdomen during physical exam. The Kind…

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Menopause Blues: Are Changing Hormones Causing Your Depression?

The Menopause Blues Growing older is never an easy process.  And while research shows that older women tend to be happier than younger ones, the changes that happen with age are not without pitfalls.  This is especially true in women that are undergoing severe health challenges during menopause—due to fluctuations in hormones. Before pulling the emergency switch, it might be advisable to first see your doctor, or a well-trained naturopathic doctor, to have your hormone levels tested. I personally do a 24 hours cortisol and hormone panel on patients before prescribing hormone therapy, and prefer saliva hormone…

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Brain Fog in Menopause: The Causes And The Treatment

Brain Fog is a Common Symptom of Menopause Brain fog is a common problem in menopause, that affects virtually millions of women over the age of 40. People suffering from brain fog, often complain that they feel disoriented, or have trouble putting their thoughts together. If you are suffering from brain fog, then you may be experiencing a host of symptoms that include, mental confusion, trouble remembering names or events, or just a general feeling of being "spaced out."  Or, you may simply feel disoriented, along with a slow reaction time. There are a number of reasons…

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Healing Hot Flashes Using Natural Medicine

Who is Likely to Experience Hot Flashes? Hot flashes remain one of the most common menopausal symptoms, and remain one of the main reasons women come to see me in my office.  The good news is, there are many natural remedies that can help.  And most naturopathic doctors have been well trained in treating these types of health concerns. I have discussed this subject in some detail in the past on my YouTube channel.  You can find the video here. But before we begin to discuss treatments for hot flashes, it is important to understand what they are. A…

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Optimal Health to 40. 50, 60 and Beyond!

A Little Bit About Me and My Work as a Naturopathic Doctor Greetings, My Name is Dr. Whimsy Anderson, ND, and I am a licensed naturopathic doctor, based in Los Angeles.  My offices are located in the heart of the city — just a stone's throw away from Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.   In my practice, I enjoy helping people who are interested in improving their health and want to find the right diet and lifestyle for their unique needs.  To see the full YouTube video on this topic, you can click here! Healthy to 40,…

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5 Simple Tips to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

Losing Weight Might Not Be Easy But it is No Mystery One of the main reasons people come to see me in my offices is a desire to lose weight.  The challenges of losing weight as we age can become quite stressful.  And many people fall into the trap of looking for a quick fix, or a simple fad diet, in order to shed the weight.  The truth is, no such fad diet exist.  And weight-loss should be attained slowly and responsibly, using sound advice and good nutrition. If you would like to find out more about…

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