A holistic approach considers the whole woman ~ mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

The checklist below represents the common signs and symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause. Please note that some can mimic the symptoms of the hormone related health conditions listed at the bottom of this page.

Mental

  • Inability to Cope With Stress
  • Thoughts of Apprehension, Dread and Doom
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Dizziness and Lightheadedness
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Memory Lapses

Emotional

  • Mood Swings
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Nostalgia and Melancholy
  • Body Image Issues
  • Diminished Self-Esteem
  • Anger
  • Crying for no Reason
  • Guilt, Shame or Remorse
  • Sense of Unidentified Loss
  • Apathy
  • Lack of Confidence
  • Lack of Direction, Purpose or Passion

Physical

  • Hot flashes
  • Night Sweats
  • Insomnia
  • Irregular Menstrual Cycles
  • Heavy, Prolonged Vaginal Bleeding
  • Joint, Muscle and Tendon Pain
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Itchy, Crawly and Prickly Skin
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Bloating and/or Water Retention
  • Mouth/Tongue Burning
  • Hair Loss
  • Decreased Sexual Desire
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Bladder Infections
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Weight Gain
  • Fatigue
  • Drying Skin, Eyes and Mouth
  • Heart Palpitations or Racing Heart
  • Increased Allergies
  • Exacerbation of Existing Conditions
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Electric Shock Sensation
  • Incontinence
  • Accelerated Aging
  • Digestion Problems

Spiritual

  • Enhanced Self-Awareness
  • Desire for Positive Change
  • Reevaluation of Life and Priorities
  • Deepening Spiritual Connection
  • Increased Intuition and Inner Wisdom
  • Trusting the Cycles of Life
  • Healing Wounds from the Past
  • Forgiveness of Self and Others
  • Self-Acceptance ~ Enhanced Self-Esteem
  • Dedication to Authenticity
  • Finding Balance and Harmony
  • Self-Care and Nurturing
  • Desire for Self-Actualization
  • BE-ing in the Present Moment
  • Self-Confidence ~ Personal Power
  • Enhanced Relationships
  • Personal Fulfillment
  • Inner Peace

The entire endocrine system is impacted by a lack of progesterone and the hormonal imbalances that occur as a result. This can lead to common endocrine system conditions including diabetes and other blood sugar disorders, thyroid diseases, adrenal exhaustion, and much more. Please be aware that some of the symptoms you may be experiencing can both mimic, and be an indication of more than the common signs of hormonal changes in perimenopause.

Hormone Related Health Conditions

  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Adrenal Exhaustion
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Breast Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer

Every woman experiences perimenopause and menopause in her own unique way.  For symptom relief, it’s essential to find and address the core cause behind your specific symptoms. For a personalized evaluation of  your unique signs and symptoms and safe, effective approaches to achieve lasting symptom relief, consider a  Telephone Consultation or  Personal Consultation.