Although the average woman goes through menopause at around age 51, symptoms can start years before – this is perimenopause. A woman is considered postmenopausal when she has not had a menstrual period for 12 months.
Hormonal secretion, metabolism and excretion are all swayed by both our nutritional status and the many enzymes systems that may be up, or down-regulated as a result of our unique single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a life threatening and chronic condition characterised by body image distortion, fear of weight gain and food restriction. This disease is associated with a decreased quality of life and an increased rate of mortality and suicide.[1,2] Twin and family studies have shown a genetic contribution to the development of AN, and data has highlighted the possible dysfunction of the dopaminergic and serotonergic pathways.
In today's podcast, Lara Briden covers the many drivers of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Lara delves into just what hormones become dysregulated and what we, as natural healthcare practitioners, can do about it.
Vanita Dahia shares with us how integrative, personalised medicine is in a unique position to help patients bring stability to the neurological and endocrine functions that govern the chemical signals that facilitate sexual arousal.
In this podcast, Kate Powe shares her first-hand experience in supporting endometriosis naturopathically alongside standard medical interventions.
What role does the immune system play in endometriosis? Women's health expert, Leah Hechtman joins us to share her clinical wisdom on this topic.
Did you know that endometriosis impacts 1 in 10 Australian women? ATMS is pleased to launch a very special event in Sydney on Sunday 17 September, the Endometriosis Symposium.