Episode 162: What You Need to Know About “Menopause/Perimenopause Brain” – Part 2
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In this episode, Dr. Lisa and Dr. Toni are discussing the changes in brain function that can happen during perimenopause. Most women experience changes in their ability to concentrate, think clearly, remember or make use of new information during perimenopause. Listen in to find out that it’s not all doom and gloom, how to support your brain health while you age gracefully and enter menopause and why you might want to break out the chocolate!
See Part 1 about Super Brain and postpartum brain changes in Episode 153
In today’s episode, we cover:
- The impact of estrogen on your brain function and protecting your brain as you age
- Whether you might want to consider Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT)
- Other factors that can impact how well your brain works during perimenopause and menopause
- The best researched diet to support your brain health as you age
- The importance of blood sugar balance and exercise for your brain
- The best nutrients and supplements that we know can support your brain health
Today’s Mama Must-Have:
Dr. Lisa is a big fan of Art for Kids Hub channel on YouTube for simple art lessons geared towards kids (and their parents).
Dr. Toni loves visiting local second hand stores for less expensive learning toys, clothes and shoes.
What’s Else is Happening?
Dr. Toni’s next HypnoBirthing session for expecting parents looking to decrease fear and anxiety to support their natural instincts around labour and birth is next month. Join her at https://www.hypnobirthingcalgary.com/register
Join Dr. Lisa’s new Facebook group Wild Woman Adventures Toronto if you want to get out in nature, connect with other women and push yourself out of your comfort zone. Activities include: sunrise/sunset SUP, tree-top trekking, a new moon workshop and more!
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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.