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7 Reasons your Peri-Menopausal Symptoms could be your Thyroid

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Jul 2021

Natural medicine doctor and hormone guru, Lara Briden says the thyroid is our canary in the coal mine. If your thyroid is struggling—other tissues are struggling too. So, it’s worthwhile having a conversation about your thyroid especially if weight gain has been troubling you and you have low mood, constipation or high cholesterol – all signs … Read more

3 Reasons you’re Anxious at Menopause

By Brenda Rogers / 07 Jun 2021

Do you wake up and, as soon as you’re conscious, the dreaded knot in your stomach returns? Do the smallest things make you nervous? Are you struggling to make decisions on things that used to not phase you? You’re not alone Feeling overwhelmed and anxious in your late 40s and 50s is extremely common and … Read more

Homemade Chocolate Joy!

By Brenda Rogers / 31 May 2021

You probably recognise commercial chocolate. It’s what many of us grew up eating as a treat and what we see in supermarkets worldwide. This low-cost chocolate is produced and distributed on a mass scale and is made with cheaper ingredients and cheaper production processes. Hazel Boydell in her article in The Perfect Daily Grind, Take … Read more

Highlights from the Wise Woman’s Gathering

By Brenda Rogers / 24 May 2021

The annual Wise Woman’s Gathering is an awesome outdoor conference and multi-generational retreat. The topics of the conference cover Earth medicines of all kind including energy medicine, herbal medicine and food, along with women’s mysteries, community building and ancient traditions. I attend because it expands my knowledge into the realms of ancient women’s mysteries plus … Read more

Menopause and vaginal dryness

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Apr 2021

Mongolian Seabuckthorn Oil At a recent Menopause seminar I learned about Mongolian Seabuckthorn oil which is a source of essential fatty acids that have an affinity for the mucous membranes. It has been shown to be helpful in menopausal women so I thought I’d share some details with you… Amongst all the many benefits of … Read more

Blood sugar problems (in people of Indian descent)

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Apr 2021

India is the diabetes capital of the world! In 2019 there was an estimated 72.96 million cases of diabetes in adult population of India (Source) .The high numbers are mainly due to genes and environmental and lifestyle changes, like urbanisation and a sedentary lifestyle. But the most significant cause is the modern, processed diet. History of the … Read more

How showing our love for kids can be harmful

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Mar 2021

Hitting your 50s is the “age of the grandmother” with all the most beautiful connotations of the grandmother archetype.  Grandmothers are freer of responsibilities but can see the bigger picture. Their hearts are in protecting the next generations and they have a fire in their bellies to do something about what’s not right in the … Read more

5 Things you Need to Know about Sleep at Midlife.

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Feb 2021

Sleep! All I want to do is sleep! Zzzzzz Why is it so damn hard to get a good night’s sleep? Nearly all of my clients have sleep issues of some kind! Is this you too? Maybe you can’t get to sleep… Maybe you can’t stay asleep… Maybe your startle response is so keen that … Read more

The biggest mistake older women make when managing their weight

By Brenda Rogers / 25 Jan 2021

When I say older women, I mean women 40 and over. Is that you? Have you heard the rumours that at the scary Menopause you’re going to stack the weight on? Well, it’s true! Unless you’re prepared… Here’s a couple of facts for you regarding Menopause Your metabolism drops once you are no longer cycling. … Read more

Constipation in your 40s/50s?

By Brenda Rogers / 13 Jan 2021

5 Key reasons why your constipation may be worse in your 40s and 50s and how you can find relief!  Did you get constipated before your period? Have you had thyroid issues? Are you sweating a lot? Your constipation could be a symptom of something else going on in your body so it’s a good … Read more

6 powerful strategies for healing a fatty liver naturally?

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Jan 2021

What is (nonalcoholic) fatty liver? Fatty liver is a liver condition where there is a build up of excess fat in the liver cells mainly due to poor nutrition and food choices, but can also result from gut issues and not being able to break down and utilise the food you eat. It’s normal for … Read more

How much fat should I eat?

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Nov 2020

If you grew up, like I did… …in the 70’s and 80’s you will have been indoctrinated into the (false) theory that fats make you fat and that saturated fat is bad! If that’s the case, then you’re probably a statistic for heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimers, autoimmune disease, mood disorders and obesity, among many … Read more

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