In preparation for the Big Change she knew was coming, my friend Isabella did a lot of reading. She learned that all in all, despite its reputation, menopause can be an exciting time of life ― a time of growth and self-exploration (not to mention freedom from inconvenient and sometimes painful periods). Having always been […]
About Jill D Davey
Jill D Davey is author of The Menopause Cure: Hormonal Health’ and advocate for restorative health & bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT).
Entries by Jill D Davey
When the oestrogen/progestin (synthetic progesterone) arm of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study abruptly shut down back in July 2002, women were shocked . . . stunned. It wasn’t only the study’s participants. It was equally devastating to the millions of other women around the world taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT), thinking they were doing […]
Today, more than ever, people are taking an interest in their health and overall well-being. Even more importantly, they’re becoming active participants in self-guided healthcare. This is a very good thing. After all, your state of health ― both now and in the future ― relies mainly on self-directed care. Let’s face it: Who’s going […]
We hear wonderful things about bioidentical hormone restorative therapy (BHRT), and those glowing reports foster high hopes ― but, sadly, sometimes the experience doesn’t live up to our expectations. I’ve heard the above question many times, along with others: How come I feel no improvement since taking the prescribed hormones? How come I get more […]
You’ve no doubt heard horror stories about the symptoms that may come with perimenopause, the transitional period leading to menopause. But the problems can be far more complex. As if hot flushes, night sweats, insomnia, loss of libido, weight gain and brain fog weren’t enough, you can also develop hypothyroidism ― that is, an underactive […]
Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALCAR) is known for its strong benefits for brain health ― improved neuron health, plus mental energy, alertness and function ― but did you know that the L-carnitine part of this compound also provides potent heart protection? ALCAR gives you a true two-for-one benefit! Unlike L-carnitine, ALCAR contains acetyl, which enables it to cross […]
Vitamin E, Folic Acid and Krill Oil: Good for Hot Flushes – and a Lot More Vitamin E, folic acid and krill oil are three supplements that have all been shown to help ease the miseries of hot flushes ― but when you take them for menopausal symptoms, surprise! You get lots of wonderful health […]
Smooth Your Path Through Menopause When perimenopause arrives, it can turn your world upside down! It’s the first announcement that menopause is on its way, and even if you’re still having your periods, hormonal changes are going on. They can’t be seen, but they certainly can be felt. In a worst-case scenario, hot flushes and […]
Sound Sleep and a Serene Mind It’s estimated that above 70% of Americans and 50% of Britons suffer from insomnia, and it’s certainly a common complaint among women going through the stages of menopause. In the UK, the percentage for women goes up to 75%. The Guardian also reports that, according to the Office for […]
Restorative medicine is an evidence based, scientifically sound medical sub-speciality. Its goal is to extend lifespan, prolong youthspan, and healthspan, through early detection, prevention, treatment, and reversal of all age-related dysfunctions, disorders, and disease, in both men and women alike. Restorative medicine has been embraced by thousands of physicians.
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