Episode 220: How Hormone Changes in Perimenopause Impacts Your Immune Function During Cold and Flu Season

Do you feel like you are constantly getting sick, even though your kids may be a bit older and you already went through the “daycare” illnesses? Do you want to understand how the hormonal fluctuations in perimenopause may increase your susceptibility to cold and flu viruses? Don’t fret, there is hope and support for immune function, even if it feels like nature is giving you the middle finger. In this episode, Dr. Lisa and Dr. Toni uncover what is happening and what to do about it.

In today’s episode, we cover:

  • How your hormones affect your immune function
  • The importance of sleep and exercise to support your immune function
  • Why it’s not a good idea for you to over-exercise
  • What lab tests you should consider to assess your immune function and hormone levels
  • Naturopathic tips to support your immune function
  • Other episodes to check out for more info:

Today’s Mama Must Have:

Dr. Lisa is a big fan of using a blend of tea tree and lemon oil, vinegar and water for cleaning, as well as Nellie’s bar soap for stains

Dr. Toni loves to carve out time for a float for self-care

What’s Happening?

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Disclaimer: The information provided is not meant to replace treatment with a licensed health care practitioner. It is for informational purposes only. Consult with a Naturopathic Doctor or other licensed health care professional to determine which treatments are safe for you.