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Uniting Perimenopausal Women

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Take comfort in knowing that you’re not alone. When you’re in the throes of perimenopause, it can be a very isolating experience. You may feel as if even your body has abandoned and betrayed you. I can assure you, you’re not alone. You are not the only woman experiencing these symptoms. You are not the only woman who may not even realize that your symptoms are related to perimenopause. And, Read More

A Woman Like You

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Join others across the world for a peaceful perimenopause. This week has been incredible as I celebrated—alongside all of you—the official release of Before the Change. This update and expansion is filled with new research, including the latest information on Hormone Replacement Therapy, mood swings, weight gain, and a tasty, menopause-minded meal plan. You’ll also find: • A clear explanation of perimenopause symptoms and a self-diagnosis quiz • Safe and Read More

The New Nightmare of Perimenopause

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It’s not your mother or grandmother’s menopause. This Labor Day weekend I have a lot to celebrate—with you. I can’t believe I can finally say this, but the official release of the updated and expanded version of my New York Times Bestseller Before the Change is just days away! Ever since I completed work on the manuscript I’ve been anxiously awaiting when I could share it with all of you! Read More

Hormone Rescue

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SOS: for pre, during, and post menopause. Yesterday—to celebrate the upcoming release of the full update of my New York Times Bestseller, Before the Change—I went live on my Facebook page for a Q&A about how to turn hormone havoc into hormone heaven. Your questions were incredibly insightful and I thank you so much for sharing them. We were able to cover a wide variety of topics during that hour Read More

The Hormone Rescuer

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Restore your calm during the change—and after. If you’re in the throes of perimenopause or otherwise feeling betrayed by your body, there is relief in sight. You might not even realize that you’re experiencing deficiency-related symptoms. Do any of the following resonate with you? • Anxiety • Apathy • Body odor increase • Concentration problems • Constipation • Depression • Irritability • Memory loss • Muscle cramps • Muscle tremors Read More

I’m Too Young For This!

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Symptoms & Solutions: When Perimenopause Strikes As Early As Your 30s…And Beyond. “Perimenopause can catch you off guard,” writes Sara Gottfried, MD, author of The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet, “but remember that it’s just another stage of life.  With awareness and a few simple adjustments you can navigate it with grace and joy.” Weight gain, difficulty losing weight, bloating, brain fog, depression, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, loss of Read More

Reversing Perimenopause Misery

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The Natural Hormone Solution One little comment can really make your day! And that was certainly the case this weekend. I was introduced to a new friend who suddenly looked at me with a started look and proclaimed, “Oh my gosh! You’re the same Ann Louise that wrote Before the Change—it changed my life!” We then went on to discuss the trials and tribulations of a “misdiagnosed menopause” and how one of the Peri-Zappers I discussed turned her Read More

Could You Be in Perimenopause?

What you need to know about the change before the change. What on Earth was happening to my body? Exhausted after several nights of not being able to sleep properly, here I was again, awake at 4 A.M., feeling palpitations in my heart. Until this began, I would have slept through a hurricane. Was this the start of a heart condition or a nervous breakdown? After a productive but extremely Read More

Balance Your Hormones, Safely!

So…wouldn’t you know that the most dramatic decrease in breast cancer incidence came between 2002 and 2003. It simply plummeted by a stunning 15% in women over the age of 50. So, what was it that created such an impressive statistical decline? Could it have been Tamoxifen? A new drug, perhaps? Maybe new guidelines from the National Cancer Insititute? Flaxseeds in every Long Life Cocktail 🙂 Well…the truth is that Read More