3 Things You Need to Know if You Have a Concussion

Concussions can happen anytime to anyone. We are learning quickly just how far reaching the effects of a mild traumatic brain injury can be. Unfortunately, they can last way beyond the original injury. There is much you can do when you have a recent concussion and getting this info into play in a timely fashion can go far into resolving the symptoms of a concussion.

There are three things you should know if you have a concussion…

Getting into holiday comfort via nourishing traditions and ritual

Isn't it ironic that the holiday season can leave us feeling like we need a holiday to recover from the holidays? I, for one, am "over" this experience and am craving something deeper and more meaningful this year. Like many, this year has been a great challenge for me and my loved ones and I am happy to see it come to a close. Before then, however, we have some connection and celebration to achieve. But this year, it will be done differently in my house. This year we will be connecting with the concept of the Danish Hygge traditions. That is, the tradition of creating conscious coziness. Candles, soup on the stove, fire burning, cozy socks on, book and blanket on my lap. This is how I want to remember the holiday season 2017.

Want to hear more about Hygge? Listen here: http://notyourmothersmenopause.libsyn.com/ep059-holiday-comfort

The 5 Steps to Feeling Peace in Menopause

Doesn't the topic of menopause just seem so confusing? Are you like many other women who aren't getting the kind of help and support needed from your physician? There are 5 areas that need to be addressed for you to feel peace in menopause. When these areas are functioning well, it is absolutely possible for you to have ZERO symptoms while in menopause. Can you believe it? It is absolutely possible! Here is the start…

Controlling food cravings

Did you know that the kind of food you crave is a great insight into what system of your body needs healing? Very often, women equate their ability to control cravings with willpower (or lack thereof ) and thus it becomes another place where we don't feel good about ourselves. Turns out, that salty vs. sugary cravings are controlled by mechanisms of the body which are trying to provide fuel for certain processes. Ruling these out can help you find best practices for eating for health, "feed the machine" as I like to tell my patients.

Find out more by listening to episode 55 of Not Your Mother's Menopause podcast found here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-your-mothers-menopause/id1097326296?mt=2