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PMS and Period Anomalies
Q. Quick question from a busy mom with two kids. How can I help lessen monthly PMS symptoms and feel hormonally balanced?
A. Thanks for the honest question. You actually shared a clue as to why your body is talking to you with these symptoms. Living a “busy mom” life contributes to adrenal strain and can ultimately lower your relative progesterone levels. The stress hormones cortisol/cortisone are actually made via the progesterone pathway. I routinely find that women who are stressed over a period of time become relatively progesterone insufficient. This is called estrogen dominance. Click here > to read more.
Peri-Menopause and Menopausal Symptoms
Q. What should I do to help my body cope with symptoms of menopause? I’m fine one moment, then the next second, I am having a hot flash or get brain fog.
A. I see this all the time in amongst my female patients. And, I have also seen men going through male menopause (low testosterone) complain of similar symptoms. I have some simple guidelines and recommendations for my peri-menopausal and menopausal patients. First, this is a normal transitional phase that has occurred over the millennia with women around the world. Click here > to read more.
About Dr. Meletis
Dr. Chris Meletis, N.D., has 24-years of experience practicing as a Naturopathic Doctor in Portland, Oregon. He is dedicated to using his vast knowledge about alternative medicine to help his patients and generously give to those in need. He has written over a dozen books and 100's of national articles, and was named Naturopathic Physician of the Year in 2003 by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He has started 16 community clinics that provide care for uninsured families and the poor, offering pure naturopathic to fully integrated medicine.
Healthy soil. Healthy air.
Mother Nature gives us everything we need to thrive. It’s our responsibility to take care of her and heal the planet. We do this through Biodynamic, or “regenerative” farming. Today, two of our three farms are certified by Demeter® USA, the international seal of approval for Biodynamic farming practices and principles. The third is currently transitioning to organic on the path to Biodynamic. What is Biodynamic Farming? >
Healthy people. Healthy Planet.
As a Demeter™ Certified Biodynamic® farm, we proudly join with the Regenerative Agriculture Initiative, The Carbon Underground, New Hope Network, Climate Collaborative & OSC2, food advocates and regenerative farmers around the world in pursuing our vision of helping to heal our planet through agriculture. Regeneration International has written a great article on What is Regenerative Agriculture? >
Award-Winning Biodynamic Herbal Tonics
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