December 16, 2015 by  
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Chemical Messengers: How Hormones Help Us Sleep

The following article provides a great, simple explanation about the way hormones can affect your sleep pattern and influence your moods, urinary function; hunger and a range of other bodily functions.

Ask me about saliva hormone testing and safe and effective naturopathic medicines next time you consult me for your health.


Due to the important roles that hormones play in women’s physical and mental health, I wrote an ebook on the causes and the best naturopathic treatments for hormonal imbalances:


More Reasons for Women to See a Naturopathic Physician ……


Menopausal Sleep Problems

If you suffer from sleep problems due to peri-menopause or menopause, please consult me about this issue as I have resolved insomnia and hot flushes for many perimenopausal and menopausal women.

The naturopathic supplements I prescribe are also helping women to eliminate muscle and joint pain, fatigue, irritability, low libido, depression, hot flushes and many other symptoms associated with menopause in the majority of the clients I’ve prescribed them to.

The following article describes the risk factors to your health from being sleep deprived:

Sleep Problems Prevalent During Perimenopause

Experts believe millions of women are sleep-deprived. While it is well-recognized that women are more predisposed to insomnia, a new study suggests the time around menopause, called the perimenopausal period, place women at even greater risk for insomnia.

The study, presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) earlier this month, suggests that perimenopause will affect roughly 500 million women within the next decade — that’s a lot of tired and perhaps sleepy women.

You can read the full article here:


Have a Great Month!

Yours in Great Health,
Sar Rooney BHSc., ND., DC., DASc., GDSc. (Hons), MATMS, MHATO

Naturopathic Medicine Practitioner, Lecturer, Researcher, Counsellor  

Sar has advanced qualifications in the health sciences and naturopathic medicine and is an accomplished lecturer, practitioner & counsellor with 21 years of clinical experience.

Specializing in | Anxiety & Depression | Women’s Health | Chronic Fatigue | Natural Hormone Therapy | Thyroid Disorders | Digestive Health | Autoimmune Disease | Genetic Polymorphisms & Nutrigenomics | Nutritional Medicine | Counselling | Optimal Wellness & Disease Prevention with a Clinical Focus on Identifying & Resolving the Underlying Causes of Symptoms and Disease. 

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