Menopause timing is related to cancer, cardiovascular disease, and mortality, with heart disease the number one killer of Australian women, killing three times as many women as breast cancer.1 14% of Australian women aged 45-74 (522,000 women) were at absolute risk of a future CVD event over the following 5 years. A further 2.9% (108.000 women) were at moderate risk.2 Understanding the associations of genetic, reproductive, and environmental factors can reduce early menopause and reduce mortality risk.3,4
These alarming statistics highlight a significant shortfall in integrative menopausal care specialists.
Did you know, environmental changes are leading causes of key markers of age acceleration?
- Reduced microbiome and weight gain5
- Circadian Rhythm disruption6
- Reduced cognitive health7
- Mobility impairment8
- Reduced sexuality and genitourinary syndrome9
Join multi-award winning physician and best-selling author Dr Felice Gersh (US) for this special masterclass which will dive deep into menopause, and provide a comprehensive integrative and lifestyle approach to menopausal health management.
- Why does menopause happen and what is the significance for women?
- What do female/sex hormones do in the body and why do they matter?
- The impact of menopause on the gut microbiome.
- The impact of menopause on the circadian rhythm and its significance.
- Menopause and the brain: its impact on mental and cognitive health.
- Menopause and its impact on the cardiovascular system.
- Menopause and its impact on the musculoskeletal system.
- Menopause and its impact on female sexuality.
- Menopause and its impact on skin and hair.
- A comprehensive integrative and lifestyle approach to menopausal health management.
- The ABC’s of hormone therapy for menopausal women.
- Live Q&A and case studies with Dr Gersh on both days!
Don’t miss this chance to learn directly from one of the most globally recognised experts on women’s health!
Act now and register for this training below.
Dr Felice Gersh
OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine Clinician
Join Dr Felish Gersh in discussion on hormone health and the aging brain. Women statistically live longer than men, but they live with far more chronic disease, including more emotional disorders and cognitive decline. After menopause, women experience depression and anxiety at rates 2-4 times higher than men and have close to 3 times more Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Underlying the declining brain health of women with age is the severe reduction in the circulating levels sex hormones – estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone – that occurs with the passage of years and menopausal related ovarian senescence. Though menopause is inevitable, cognitive, and emotional decline does not have to be a reality for women. Combining evidenced-based lifestyle approaches with physiological hormone therapy allows women the potential to achieve the healthy longevity they desire and deserve. This presentation will review the relationship of hormones to brain health, complemented by practical protocols for immediate implementation, to facilitate the optimisation of cognitive and emotional health for ageing female patients. “Fear of dementia greatly surpasses fear of all other conditions associated with aging” Dr Felice Gersh.View More
Dr Shamistra Barathan (MC)
MBBS (U.K.), FRACGP, FACNEM, DRCOG, DFFP
Dr Shamistra Barathan has over 20 years of experience in medicine and has worked as a General Practitioner for the last 15 years. She specialised in nutritional and environmental medicine by completing the Fellowship with ACNEM in 2019. She also holds the Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General ...View More