Tag: adaptogenic herbs


How to Manage Stress-Related Hair Loss
15 Apr 2020

How to Manage Stress-Related Hair Loss

As if dealing with all of the recent changes in our lives isn’t enough, many women are starting to notice hair loss. What is going ON? There are many reasons for hair loss in perimenopause like thyroid dysfunction, low iron, high androgens, autoimmune conditions, and changes in hormone levels. But the most likely culprit right now is STRESS, especially if hair loss is a recent...

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Rapid Relief for Anxiety in Perimenopause and Menopause
20 Nov 2019

Rapid Relief for Anxiety in Perimenopause and Menopause

Fortunately, for women who experience anxiety in perimenopause and menopause, there are a number of approaches that can bring rapid relief. Last week, I touched on soul-centered tactics like gratitude journaling and asking for/receiving help when it’s needed.  This week, I’ll focus on supplements that have been shown to have benefit. As with all supplements or medications, not everything works for every woman, so a...

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Supplements for Sleep Support in Perimenopause (and Menopause)
24 Jul 2019

Supplements for Sleep Support in Perimenopause (and Menopause)

If perimenopause is stealing your sleep, it may be tempting to resort to over-the-counter sleep aids (most contain antihistamines) or prescription sleep medications. But these don’t treat the root cause of insomnia and may lead to dependency. Over time, they work less effectively, which means you need higher and higher doses to do the job. As someone who’s been there and done that, I don’t...

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