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and beyond...


Perimenopause is the 5-8 years leading up to menopause (12 months after your last menstrual period). It is a time of hormonal transition that can greatly impact your mood and nervous system. Naturopath and author Lara Briden has compared perimenopause to second puberty! And the graph below nicely illustrates the hormonal fluctuations of perimenopause...

perimenopausal hormonal fluctuations

Symptoms you an experience during this time include mood changes, menstrual changes and irregularities, sleep issues, headaches, and migraines to name a few.

perimenopausal timeline

Natural therapies (herbal tonics and nutrients) and lifestyle tweaks can support you during this time to improve your physical and mental wellbeing.


I have become increasingly interested in perimenopause and presented at the Perimenopausal night held at Headlands Hotel in Nov 2023.


Reach out if you’d like to discuss further.

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