IT’S A NATURAL PHASE! What the media, supplement companies and some so-called ‘experts’ will have you believe though is that perimenopause IS a set symptoms, a pathology, or a condition. Nope. Symptoms CAN (and usually do) manifest at 35, 36, 37, OR not until 45, 46, 47. Or NOT AT ALL. It will be DIFFERENT for EVERY woman.
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Perimenopause isn’t just an imbalance between oestrogen and progesterone. It’s a phase in a woman’s life when many other hormones and systems are disrupted, resulting in various metabolic shifts that affect us physically, mentally, and emotionally. It’s a whole body systems shift and we need to take a whole body systems approach.
Insulin resistance is an important concept to understand always, but even more so in your 40s as your body becomes more prone to it. Insulin resistance equals less energy, more inflammation and a tendency to gain fat especially around the middle.
Muscle mass might not be something you’ve given much thought to outside of strength and how your body looks. But muscle is extremely health-protective and the organ of longevity! Learn why you need muscle and 4 ways to build and maintain it
In your 40s, as you move through perimenopause, your body starts to become better at storing body fat. However, the GOOD NEWS is that some simple diet and lifestyle interventions can prevent or reverse the dreaded perimenopause weight gain!