Articles by Dominika Gutek

Articles by Dominika Gutek

Dominika joined BioCare after completing a Bachelor’s in Human Nutrition and a Master’s in Nutritional Therapy.

As a qualified Nutritional Therapist, Emilia's passion is to help others feel their best, regain their confidence and have some control over their health. As well as working at BioCare, she also has her own nutrition clinic, with a special interest in skin conditions and female health.
How does menopause affect your bones, joints and skin?
February 8, 2024
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How does menopause affect your bones, joints and skin?

If you are already going through menopause, you might have already observed its impact on your joints, bones and skin. Alternatively, if you are in your late 40s or 50s and preparing for this stage, you may be familiar with common symptoms associated with menopause, such as hot flushes or mood swings. However, did you know that a drop in sex hormones can have a significant impact on your bone density, skin quality and joint health? During this stage of life, the ovaries cease their activity, and there[KS1]  is a decrease in female hormones, particularly progesterone and oestrogen. The hormonal fluctuations, especially the decline in oestrogen, have a notable impact on connective tissue health. Connective tissue, as the name indicates, connects, and supports various tissues and organs in the body, including cartilage, bones, and skin. Additionally, it plays a crucial role in maintaining proper body posture and providing structural support.

Top supplements to support female health
August 7, 2023
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Top supplements to support female health

We often find that many women query how to support their hormones, whether this is for conception, menopause, or due to a specific symptom or condition.

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) – How to manage the hormonal rollercoaster to reduce the impact on mood & energy?
August 7, 2023
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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) – How to manage the hormonal rollercoaster to reduce the impact on mood & energy?

What is premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and what causes it? Is it “normal to experience premenstrual symptoms that affect our mood, energy, and digestion? Let’s delve deeper into the topic to understand what’s normal and what isn’t, and how to support yourself throughout the menstrual cycle to avoid the barrage of symptoms that hit you before your period. 

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