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Empowering Women: Navigating Menopause with Functional Medicine

November 9, 2023

Hi, I’m Angela
I'm a functional medicine practitioner & hormone expert working primarily with women in their 40's and 50's to create lasting health.
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Are you tired of feeling like your health concerns are falling on deaf ears? Do you crave the understanding and empowerment you deserve in your health journey? Well, you’re in the right place! As your advocate for women’s health in functional medicine, today I’m thrilled to break down the barriers surrounding women’s health and guide you toward a happier and healthier you.

My Journey to Functional Medicine 

Let’s start with a little background about me. 

I consider myself a middle-aged woman, and I’ve personally experienced the shifts and changes that come with hormone imbalances. These imbalances prompted me to dive into the field of functional medicine.

Initially, I worked in conventional medicine, but I found more satisfaction and achieved better results when I transitioned to functional medicine, especially in women’s health. Conventional medicine and functional medicine differ fundamentally. While conventional medicine mainly manages symptoms, functional medicine delves deeper, aiming to understand the underlying causes. By focusing on root causes, functional medicine provides a comprehensive approach to healthcare.

The Power of Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is all about uncovering the root causes of your symptoms and rebalancing your body. Instead of solely looking at hormones through standard blood tests, functional medicine explores the systems that regulate hormone balance. 

It’s not just about diagnosing; it’s about delving into the underlying reasons behind your body’s reactions and implementing a customized, holistic approach to restore complete harmony. By considering the intricate interplay of various factors and fully addressing them, we can create a profound and lasting impact on your overall well-being.

Taking a Holistic Approach 

Another one of the significant differences between functional medicine and conventional medicine is the emphasis on lifestyle. While conventional medicine often relies on medications and surgery, functional medicine prioritizes nutrition and other lifestyle factors to improve your health. 

The goal is to create a well-rounded and holistic lifelong plan for health and healing. This plan focuses on addressing imbalances in the body, mind, and spirit, taking into account various aspects such as nutrition, exercise, mental well-being, and self-care practices. By adopting this comprehensive approach, individuals can strive towards optimal health, vitality, and overall well-being throughout their lifetime.

Beyond the Top Concerns: Addressing Taboos

While it may not be openly discussed, many women experience challenges such as a diminished sex drive and pelvic floor health issues that can greatly affect their overall quality of life. These concerns deserve attention and understanding. 

Fortunately, functional medicine offers innovative solutions that go beyond conventional treatments, providing comprehensive support and guidance to help women regain confidence, enhance intimacy, and regain control over their bodies. It’s time to shine a light on these important topics and empower women to take charge of their well-being.

Stay Connected: Your Wellness Community Awaits

It’s been amazing traveling down this wellness road with you. As women we are powerful, and when it comes to navigating menopause, understanding our bodies through Functional Medicine will help bring a balance to the changing phases of life. By taking a holistic approach, we can find solutions for not only the top concerns but also tackle taboos as well. The key is staying connected, and collaborating with fellow female friends to self-advocate and create a support network that alleviates potential conflicts. To get started on your journey, I invite you to schedule a discovery call where together we can weigh out potential treatments, evaluate your current status, and define realistic goals that best fit into your lifestyle. Remember to always push yourself out of the box and never be afraid to ask questions. 

Your health journey is unique, and you deserve understanding, empowerment, and tailored solutions. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together! Cheers!

Feeling inspired? Stay connected and continue your journey to wellness with me! Join my YouTube channel, “Angela Simpson Functional Medicine,” where I offer valuable insights and empowering stories. If you’re seeking guidance to navigate the shifts and changes you’re experiencing, I’m here to help. Let’s schedule a free discovery call to delve into your symptoms and develop a personalized plan just for you. Don’t forget to explore my website, a treasure trove of blog posts and practical information designed to optimize your health during the transition into menopause and beyond.

Come join our amazing community! Dive deeper by becoming a member of our private Facebook group, Functional Medicine for Hormonal Imbalances. We have Facebook Lives where we share the latest info and connect with like-minded women. Can’t wait to see you there!

DISCLAIMER:  The information in this email is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content is for general informational purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your own doctor/health professional

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