We often talk about the importance of food to correct hormonal imbalances. The fact is that what we do every day and how we choose to nourish ourselves has an effect on our overall wellbeing. That is specially important during perimenopause and menopause. There is always hormone replacement therapy available however; did you know that innocent little seeds can help us boost our estrogen and progesterone levels?
We love our habitual cup of coffee in the morning and that is OK but we must also make sure we give our body the elements it needs for proper hormone balance throughout the morning. I suggest starting your day with a rich smoothie which contains fiber, protein and healthy fats.
Since a very young age, being a mother is something I always hoped for. Twenty years later after having my first of three amazing humans, I can say it is no easy task but one that despite the hardships, very well worth at least it from my perspective. It was idyllic to envision this without experiencing first what it truly means to give birth and raise children.
Sleep! One of the joys of life. Restful sleep is essential to being able to function well during the day. We all know the consequences of a bad night and trying to drag ourselves through the next day’s chores. This is something we must avoid.
After menopause, women become more vulnerable to osteoporosis. This is a condition where the bones begin to lose calcium and become thin and brittle. The bones are weakened in such a way that with the slightest blow or fall, we can suffer a fracture, especially of the hip, wrist and spine.