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Brain Aging in Women: Effects on Moods, Memory ​and Botanical Solutions

Presented by Tori Hudson, ND

The aging brain in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women comes with metabolic changes, neurotransmitter changes, vascular changes and more. All of these changes contribute to the unique role of hormones in moods and memory. Select botanicals have some very important impacts and implications in these changes and have a clinical role in prevention and management.

To be discussed: Bacopa, saffron, curcumin, St. John's wort, gotu kola, lemon balm, rhodiola

  1. Provide an overview of the brain changes in peri and postmenopausal women
  2. Provide an overview of the ramifications of these changes in terms of mood and cognition
  3. Instruct attendees on uses of select herbs for these clinical manifestations including efficacy, safety, indications, contraindications and dosages