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Menopause Diet Guide: What to Eat (& Not Eat) for Weight Loss

Are you struggling with weight gain at menopause?

If so then you are not alone. 

Many women find that they gain an extra 10-15 (or more) during the menopause transition. 

If you fit into this category then understanding what foods you should be eating (and avoiding) is an important step in helping you lose those extra pounds. 

This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about menopause and your diet including what you should be eating, how often you should be eating, and if you should take HRT or other weight loss therapies that compliment dietary changes

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The Best Menopause Test: How to Confirm you are in Menopause

Are you suffering from depression, weight gain, hot flashes or menstrual irregularities?

Are you approaching the age of 50? 

If so, then these symptoms may be attributed to the decline in important sex hormones which is seen during the menopause transition. 

You can easily identify if you are in menopause with some very simple tests. 

In this guide, you will learn more about the best tests for menopause, how to identify if you are in this transition period, the symptoms associated with this transition and how to use your lab tests to help you with treatment options

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Postpartum Thyroiditis Guide: Recovery, Natural Treatment & More

Up to 7.5% of all pregnant women may experience the thyroid condition known as postpartum thyroiditis. 

Even more staggering is the fact that up to 25% of these women, who go through postpartum thyroiditis, will develop PERMANENT hypothyroidism as a result

This makes diagnosing and identifying this condition incredibly important. 

This guide will teach you how postpartum thyroiditis presents, how long it takes to recover, how to test for it and includes natural treatment options

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Side Effects of Stopping Thyroid Medication Abruptly (& Why it isn’t Safe)

Is it safe to stop taking thyroid medication?

In most cases, if you stop taking your medication cold turkey, you will experience many negative side effects. 

In this post you will learn more about why you shouldn't stop taking your thyroid medication (without physician supervision), the side effects of stopping thyroid medication abruptly, reasons why it isn't safe and what to do instead.

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Estradiol Medication (& Hormone) Guide for Menopause & Low Estrogen

Are you suffering from hot flashes, weight gain, depression or other symptoms of low estrogen?

Have you considered using the medication estradiol to help reduce these symptoms?

If so, this is the article for you. 

We are going to discuss the importance of estradiol in the female body, how it interacts with other important sex hormones, the symptoms associated with low estradiol and how to supplement/medicate with this hormone

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Euthyroid Sick Syndrome, Low T3 & “Normal Thyroid Labs” Explained

Euthyroid sick syndrome is a series of lab abnormalities seen in certain people with an acute or chronic illness. 

Understanding this condition can help explain why so many thyroid patients are unhappy with their current treatment and help us (Doctors and patients) change how we evaluate thyroid treatment. 

In this guide you will learn what ESS is, how it presents, what causes it and if you should be treated if you have this condition

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