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Nutrition for Perimenopause & Menopause

October 10, 2023 at 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
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October 10 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join Dr. Laura Varich, a certified lifestyle medicine physician, to learn more about decreasing perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms

As women, reaching a certain age means undergoing the natural change that is menopause. And the hormonal changes that occur can cause substantial symptoms (such as hot flashes and night sweats), as well as an increase in weight gain, heart disease, bone fractures, and vaginal symptoms. And, of course, a debate continues over the possibility that hormone replacement therapy increases our risk for breast cancer. What is a woman to do?

In this class, presented by Dr. Laura Varich, a certified lifestyle medicine physician, you will learn more about how the latest medical research can guide you in decreasing perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms while also decreasing the associated disease risk through lifestyle and nutrition. Dr. Varich will help you reach a goal of moving healthfully into your post-menopausal years. You will sample some recommended foods and discuss how to easily incorporate them into your diet.

Cancelling Your Reservation: In order to receive a full refund, participants must cancel their program registration at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled start of the program. Center for Health & Wellbeing’s Refund Policy

This program is presented by Dr. Laura Varich and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter:  

Laura Varich, MD is the founder of Fresh Physician (FreshPhysician.com), a website that grew out of a desire to turn the tide on the chronic diseases such as weight gain, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, and many others that have become rampant in our society today. Dr. Varich’s in-depth research within the medical literature revealed that there is hope for improved health for us all. Her life’s goal is to share the information that she discovered on how whole-food, plant-based eating is the way to turn around chronic disease, and also how simple and delicious this way of eating can be.

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