3 Secrets to Fighting Fatigue during Perimenopause

Don’t let perimenopause leave you feeling drained. Fatigue is not an inevitable part of the process. Find out how you can feel healthy and energetic as you transition through perimenopause.   You may think that feeling wiped out and living with your body’s thermostat raging out of control is an inevitable part of the transition…

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Wondering if Eating Gluten-Free is Really Good for You?

Do have friends who are “gluten-free”?  Are you wondering if you should be too? Maybe you are thinking of jumping on the gluten-free bandwagon because you’re trying to lose weight or because you think it’s the right thing to do. Let’s look at 4 key areas so you can make an informed decision: What it…

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Does the Pill Change Who You’re Attracted to?

When you are on the pill for symptoms of hormone imbalance, you expect relief. But do you expect your medication to change your taste in men? According to a recent study, the pill may do just that. The study published in the journal PsychoNeuroEndocrinology, showed that women who were on the birth control pill tended…

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Why Holistic Health Care Beats the Pill for PMS

Is PMS the worst part of your month? Before you get on the pill, find out how holistic health care can get rid of your PMS symptoms. Do you find yourself struggling through cramps, bloating, mood swings, and breast tenderness month in and month out? Severe PMS symptoms lead many women to try the pill,…

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Food Rules – 7 Simple Steps to the Perfect Diet (seriously)

Which one is best – the Paleo Diet, The Zone Diet, a Raw Food Diet or a Vegetarian Diet? There is so much conflicting info out there about how to eat. Well, after 18 years of practice, 1000’s of hours attending and teaching nutrition seminars and reading my way through diet books from  Atkins to…

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Scary side effects of the Pill | How You Can Steer Clear

Do you know all the side effects of the pill?   While many of the side effects of the pill are mild, and some women don’t report any, they can also be very serious. A recent article in the Huffington Post provides a firsthand account of one woman’s struggle with deep vein thrombosis, one of…

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Struggling with Irregular Periods? Why the Pill isn’t Your Best Option

Do you hate being surprised by your period? It’s true that irregular periods make life complicated. The pill seems like a quick fix, but holistic health care can help you find the real cause and see an improvement in your overall health.   When your periods are not coming regularly or your flow varies widely…

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10 Perimenopause Symptoms you’ve Never Heard of

Do you think perimenopause symptoms are just hot flashes and night sweats? Your shifting hormone levels can do a lot more than make you flash.   There is a surprising variety of perimenopause symptoms, but since you actually have estrogen receptors spread through your entire body, the effects of perimenopause are more widespread than we…

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Secrets to Wellness | Will Yoga Help Your Perimenopause Symptoms?

Are you looking for a natural way to handle your perimenopause symptoms? If you want to steer clear of hormone replacement therapy, it could be time to roll out your yoga mat. Find out what benefits yoga, and other natural approaches, offer to women with perimenopause symptoms.   A recent article in the Huffington Post…

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3 Easy Home Remedies for Cramps without the Pill

Do you hate having cramps? You might be tempted to turn to the pill for help, but first, try these easy holistic health care solutions for your menstrual cramps.   When it comes to cramps, the pill can make you feel better, but it comes with a long list of side effects. With holistic health…

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Perimenopause Symptoms | Alternative Rememdies That Help

Dealing with perimenopause symptoms can be both physically and mentally draining. Turning to functional and alternative remedies to curb perimenopause symptoms can actually be beneficial, reducing the severity of the symptoms and bringing about overall well-being.   Dr. Marina Rose uses a holistic approach to help women around the city of San Jose, CA and across…

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5 Ways to Stay Energized | (Even With Perimenopause Symptoms)

Are you feeling drained at the end of the day (or even the beginning!) and want to get your energy back? Try these five natural tips to reclaim your energy. They are written specifically for women in perimenopause but are beneficial for anyone.   1. Eat antioxidant-rich foods. Antioxidants have received a lot of attention…

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The Pill Could Make This Common Symptom Worse

Are you on the pill? We all know that the pill comes with a long list of possible side effects, but you might not realize that this common complaint can actually be made worse by taking the birth control pill.   Everyone suffers from indigestion once in a while, especially after a big meal. So…

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What Can Exercise do for Your Perimenopause Symptoms?

Are you tired of having perimenopause symptoms? Or maybe you’re just tired, and that’s not uncommon for women approaching menopause. Exercise can help with both your symptoms and your overall energy and wellbeing.   From mood swings, to night sweats and hot flashes, perimenopause symptoms aren’t a walk in the park. But walking in the…

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Three Simple Diet Changes to Curb Perimenopause Symptoms

Looking for natural, diet-based approaches to handle perimenopause symptoms? Looking for healthier alternatives to the pill? Browse through for some simple diet-based ways to curb perimenopause symptoms.   Load up on omega-3 fatty acid rich foods like sardines, salmon and walnuts. Numerous studies have linked good omega-3 content to lower rates of depression and moodiness.…

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