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88 Magical Menopause? Dr. Anna Cabeca Explains

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Welcome back my Clan of the Crave Bears! I’m getting married next week! Yes, I am. We just wanted something low-key and stress-free, so we are getting married at the park a couple blocks from home and then walking to our favorite neighborhood restaurant for our favorite meal – brunch! It’s an exciting time and we just really want it to be a special time with our family and friends.

This past weekend I went to a couple of seminars for my own benefit and wow, was it intense! I had a family constellations workshop, with really allowed me to connect with my family lineage and work through emotions and habits, and it was very nice. Then it was off to a Tantric Yoga class, which was definitely more intense, but a great way to spend a Sunday.

I wanted to talk with you about two things today, I’ve  got a great interview with my dear friend: Dr. Anna Cabeca coming up, ah, Dr. Anna is an amazing hormone expert, I’m so thrilled to have her on the show, but she’s also kinda on my board of advisors, I meet with her and also a couple of other women, and couple times a month we do a Skype date and we talk about our businesses and how we can support each other, and I’m always learning so much from her, so be sure to stay tuned through the end, cause we’re gonna be talking about menopause and hormones and even if you’re not in menopause or pre or peri-menopause, what you can be doing now, so that your hormones are balanced, so that you feel good, so that you can get rid of your brain fog, huge, huge topic so stay through to the end with my interview with Dr. Anna Cabeca.

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Today’s guest is Dr. Anna Cabeca, who frequently lectures nationally and internationally regarding restorative health and women’s health issues. She is a consultant and trainer for other physicians in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Functional Medicine Principles.

She believes that the advantages of creating health and hormone balance are that we not only improve our own health but also improve the health of our generations to follow.

She is the co-creator of the Sexy Younger You Tele summit and the creator of the highly acclaimed virtual transformational programs: WomensRestorativeHealth.com and SexualCPR.com.

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Show Notes:

  • Menopause technically defined  as the point in time a year after your menopausal period. It should really be redefined, according to Dr. Cabeca.
  • There are 3 stages in menopause – perimenopause, pre-menopause, and menopause.
  • Hormonal shifts changes from mid-30s onward. Symptoms can include premenstrual syndrome, hair loss, uterine fibroids, hot flashes, sleeplessness, breast cysts, night sweats,  waking up in the middle of the night, and brain fog.
  • Brain fog is a huge problem with the perimenopause. Dr. Cabeca discusses what it is and what causes it.
  • We have so many endocrine disruptors that cause hormone imbalances. We see huge fluctuations in our hormones.
  • These symptoms serve to bring the hormonal imbalance to our attention.
  • Dr. Cabeca discusses the historical perspective of the endocrine system shift in women.
  • Our body hasn’t changed even if our environment is changing.
  • There are treatments that target menopausal symptoms.
  • Women can restore mental clarity, appreciation for life, and achieve a higher level of spirituality.
  • Alkaline body state  can be achieved by going outdoors.
  • Alkalinity will prevent diseases from occurring.
  • Acidity in the body can disrupt hormonal balance.
  • Brain fog can precipitate dementia.
  • Progesterone treatment can cure progesterone deficiency conditions such as vaginal dryness, traumatic injuries.
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