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    Burn Out

    Many of my patients report feeling “burnt out”. What exactly does “burnt out” mean? Burn out is a sensation or feeling of exhaustion that often occurs after a period of high stress, long term stress or both. Why does this happen? There are a number of possible explanations for exhaustion, the most common of which should be ruled out: Hypothyroidism – an underactive thyroid can lead to exhaustion, feelings of coldness, hair loss, weight gain, menstrual irregularities and sluggish thinking. Low iron – this is a common concern for women due to blood loss each month with menstrual cycles. Burnt out adrenal glands or adrenal fatigue. The adrenal glands are…

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    Mood Swings?

    Mood Swings by Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc (Hons), ND Teenagers are notorious for them, partners¬†get themselves into trouble around PMS because of them and some folks have them because they just need a sandwich – right now! Let’s take a look at the root causes of mood swings: Hormones – PMS, menopausal women, andropausal men and teenagers have this in common, stay away from PMS’ing teenagers. Hypoglycemia – blood sugar dips can affect our mood, but blood sugar dips are also a sign that all is not right with the system that should be smoothing out these dips. ¬†Did you know that even if you miss a meal you shouldn’t…

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