A good night’s sleep is vital for good health and at menopause low progesterone levels impact both sleep and mood.
AnnA Rushton | March 3, 2014 | 2 comments
For the majority of women this is thankfully short lived and restoring progesterone levels after birth is helpful but a surprisingly high proportion may be at risk of future depression.
AnnA Rushton | February 17, 2014 | 1 comment
The sudden drop in progesterone after giving birth can lead to the ‘baby blues’ but could you have inherited it from your mother and what can you do about it?
AnnA Rushton | November 29, 2013 | 0 comments
The risk of baby blues can be reduced if bioidentical natural progesterone is given to compensate for plunging levels after delivery.
AnnA Rushton | June 14, 2013 | 0 comments
Many women suffer ‘baby blues’ after giving birth, but a new study reveals a surprisingly high number of them actually have postpartum depressive symptoms.
AnnA Rushton | April 8, 2013 | 0 comments
Bioidentical hormones are known to help elevate mood and help with both anxiety and depression, but adding in a simple yoga pose could also make a difference.
Dr Andrew Weil | January 28, 2013 | 0 comments
For a healthy conception and pregnancy, good levels of progesterone are essential, but beware of taking antidepressants during pregnancy due to the risk of birth defects and miscarriage.
AnnA Rushton | November 19, 2012 | 0 comments
Natural birth is hailed as a good thing but a new study calls it ‘highly traumatizing’ along with terrorist attacks and car accidents. Fortunately bioidentical natural progesterone helps elevate mood and anxiety as well as the baby blues!
AnnA Rushton | August 13, 2012 | 0 comments
The known mood uplifting effect of bioidentical natural progesterone can help combat depression, but can that condition actually age you faster?
AnnA Rushton | February 27, 2012 | 1 comment
What can we learn from talking to key workers in the field of postnatal illness and reviewing relevant research papers.
Dr Tony Coope | May 14, 2010 | 2 comments