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Baobab, Cordyceps, Fluid retention, Magnesium, Perimenopause -

Fluid retention, also known as water retention and more formally, oedema, is not only physically uncomfortable, but it prevents your body from operating properly.  Leaving you feeling heavy and sluggish, fluid retention can also cause weight gain and the look of denting on your flesh when you apply pressure to affected areas, which tend to be our extremities, like the hands, legs, ankles, and feet. What Causes Fluid Retention Let's first talk briefly about possible, but more unlikely causes of fluid retention. These include problems with lymphatic drainage, which can be a genetic issue, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which can...

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Alcohol, Hormonal balance, Hydrolyzed collagen, Low-carb diet, Magnesium, Sleep, Trouble Sleeping, Vitamin D -

Ok, so that's a big claim and maybe it's true and maybe it's not but what I do know for sure is that if you are having trouble sleeping you will gain much value out of the information in this blog so let's get started... We all know that sleep is absolutely vital to how we feel each day, our level of health, energy and happiness. Good sleep is needed for many bodily functions like hormonal balance, healthy weight, mental focus, healthy blood sugar, immune function and much much more!   When we sleep well, we feel our best selves...

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Balance hormones, Magnesium, Magnesium Citrate, Magnesium deficiency -

I was almost going to title this blog "Less Magnesium Equals Less Collagen and Less Collagen equals MORE wrinkles and fine lines" but it was a bit too long for a URL, so "Magnesium for Gorgeous Skin" about sums it up! 😊 If you'd like to learn more about magnesium for beautiful skin and beyond be sure to keep reading...   Magnesium and skin health go hand-in-hand. Not only is this benefit of magnesium overlooked, but over 70% of the population is magnesium deficient. This is a major problem for those of us looking to look and feel our best.  Before...

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Magnesium, Migraines, Prevent headaches -

Headaches happen, but before you pop a painkiller, consider using magnesium for headaches. In fact, you might want to consider using magnesium to prevent headaches  — especially if you chronically suffer from them.  What is Magnesium? Magnesium is an essential mineral that our bodies need to survive. Your body contains roughly 25% of magnesium. Very little of this mineral is stored in your blood. In fact, your blood holds a mere 1% of your body's magnesium which means a blood test won't necessarily tell you if you're magnesium deficient. Most (50% to 60%) of your magnesium is contained in your...

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Changing hormones, Collagen, Magnesium, Melatonin, Perimenopause -

While the amount of sleep we need as adults don’t change much (7-9 hours, if you're wondering), our ability to sleep well does. Thank increased sleep-destroying stress levels (many of us are at our career peaks in our 40s and 50s), sizable family commitments (children and aging parents), too much screen-time and inactivity, and changing hormones levels. Hormonal Changes and Sleep Disruption During perimenopause, which starts anywhere after the age of 35, our oestrogen and progesterone levels decrease, which can cause sleep changes. As our bodies adapt to the decreasing levels of these two hormones, we may have more trouble...

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