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As I get older and further into my post-menopause years, I give more and more consideration as to how much longer I’m going to use bioidentical hormones to help manage a few lingering symptoms from perimenopause.  As a menopausal woman, I still struggle with insomnia – probably my worst symptom – brain fog, short-term memory loss, and the occasional hot flashes and night sweats.

Bioidentical progesterone and estrogen have been quite helpful for me.  However, I have no illusions over the potential increased risk for breast cancer, strokes, and blood clots (associated with estrogen use) the longer I take it. Though there is plenty of research which states that bioidentical hormones do not put women at the same risk as synthetic hormones, I’m rational enough to know that all hormone therapy, bioidentical or not, comes with some risk.

There is an interesting product, new to the U.S. market, which has seen major success in the U.K., having been sold in Boots for over seven years. It has been developed specifically to provide a non-invasive, drug-free alternative to hormone therapy. It is called LadyCare®.  It’s a rather fascinating device invented by a gentleman by the name of Derek Price, and which uses a proven, patented technology, using a unique static-magnetic therapy, to treat perimenopause and menopause symptoms.

The basic theory behind static-magnetic therapy is that the human body and the earth, naturally produce its own magnetic fields, and that the interaction between our body and the earth causes physical and emotional changes in us. In order to maintain good health, it is believed that the body’s electromagnetic field must be in balance. LadyCare® works then by interacting with electromagnetic impulses which occur naturally in our body.

LadyCare® Research

I realize that not all of you are inclined to read or be interested in clinical research.  However, I always think it is a good idea to present the information, and for those of you who are interested, you can avail yourselves.  Knowing that a product has been adequately researched, increases the credibility of that product and gives verifiable weight to its claims.

So, with that in mind, it might interest you to know that an independent clinical research study was conducted in the UK by Dr. Nyjon Eccles, a leading integrated medicine physician and clinical researcher, to test the efficacy of LadyCare®.  In the study, Dr. Eccles surveyed 508 women who were exhibiting all of the 23 symptoms of menopause. The data revealed that the majority of common menopausal symptoms were significantly reduced in the participants.

The summarized key-findings in the study were as follows:

  • There was a 50 – 67% reduction in anxiety, feelings of dread and doom, sudden weight gain, muscle tension, mood swings, fatigue, vaginal dryness, difficulty sleeping, urinary incontinence, and breast tenderness and soreness.
  • There was a 33% reduction in hot flashes, irritability, loss of libido, inability to concentrate, sore muscles, and short-term memory loss.
  • These improvements were noticed after one month of wearing the LadyCare® device continuously, and after 3 months, the benefits were even more significant.

Other observations in the study were:

  • 8.1% of women surveyed had a hysterectomy, but it did not seem to affect their response to LadyCare®
  • 19.1% of the group lost weight with an average weight loss of 14 lbs.
  • No negative effects were reported by any of the participants

I have a copy of the report which was submitted by Dr. Eccles which details his opinion and overview of the data, along with other findings and insights.  For example, exactly how the LadyCare® device interacts with our sympathetic nervous system (the fight or flight reactor system) and how it aids in the re-balancing of that system, and hence, lessening the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.

I found it to be very intriguing and fascinating reading and certainly well worth your time to read as well, in my opinion.  It is not very long and is not overly technical.  You can download your own copy here in PDF form and read it at your leisure.  If you are also interested in reading more about who Dr. Eccles is, you can download a PDF file here as well.

How Do You Use the LadyCare® Device?

I received a complementary LadyCare® device to try myself.  It is a small, pear shaped device which is about an inch in diameter.

The smaller circle that you see in the photograph is a magnetic button that you remove.  You place the larger piece into your panties with the curved face placed against your skin, about 4 inches below your bellybutton and above your pelvic area.  You secure it by attaching the magnetic button to the outside of your panties.

For optimum results, it is recommended that you wear it as much as possible in a 24-hour period.  The longer you wear the LadyCare® (minimum recommendation is three months) the greater the cumulative results.

I have been wearing mine for about 2 weeks.  I haven’t noticed any significant differences in how I feel just yet, but I haven’t been paying really close attention either. But, every woman is different, and many will start to feel benefits before other.

I did notice that I spotted blood for a day (nothing significant, just a couple of spots) when I started using it. LadyCare in hand (325x284)At first, I thought it might have been the estrogen in my body causing it.

However, it is noted in the insert which comes with the device, that you may, in rare cases, experience a resurgence of a period if you are in the early stages of menopause. But, that this is perfectly normal and safe.

I’m not in the early stages of menopause (5 years post-menopause) so that might explain that for me it was only a spot.  This went away in 24 hours and caused me no concern or issues whatsoever.

I plan to keep wearing it and will report what my experience has been.  The great thing about it is that there are no negative effects reported with its use.

So, even if I don’t see significant changes, I’m not hurting myself by trying it for a period of time.  I’m especially interested in this product because I do not plan to use bioidentical hormones forever.  This could very well be an excellent alternative for me if I continue to struggle with insomnia, hot flashes, brain fog, and short-term memory issues.

If you are not inclined to use hormone therapy and would like to give this cool little gadget a try, read-on for details on a giveaway for 4 winners!

Can I use LadyCare® with a Pacemaker or Defibrillator?

People with pacemakers are advised to be careful with microwaves, mobiles, and security scanners as these emit an alternating negative pole field that may cause issues with pacemakers. The important difference with LadyCare is that it transmits a static negative pole field, which should not have any detrimental effects on pacemakers or defibrillators.

Current regulations require us to include the warning regarding pacemakers on our products, and to inform customers with pacemakers or whose partners wear pacemakers that they do so at their own discretion. However, we have been manufacturing our products for the past 14 years, and many of our customers have pacemakers. We have not received a single report of any adverse effects.

For more information, please check out LadyCare’s® FAQ page: http://www.ladycareusa.com/faqs/

LadyCare® Giveaway Opportunity

The makers of LadyCare® would like to offer you an opportunity to try it free of charge as well!  They have provided 4 devices which I would like to giveaway to 4 winners.  As in all of my giveaways, if you are interested in being in the drawing, please leave a comment at the end of this post indicating your interest.

I will draw the names of 4 winners later this week……by Noon, Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, September 3, LadyCare product shot (325x228)2015.  Once I identify the winners, I will send your name and shipping information directly to the the manufacturers of LadyCare® and they will ship it directly to you.

The makers of LadyCare® would also like to follow up with the winners to see how you feel about the product and what your experience has been in using it.  LadyCare® representatives will make that contact and will maintain it between you and them.  So any questions you might have regarding LadyCare® you can send directly to them.

LadyCare® is Affordable!

When I first began to read about LadyCare® I assumed it would be an expensive purchase.  I was very pleasantly surprised to see that it can be purchased for only $69 to be used for up to 5 years.  So even if you are not one of the winners, and you wish to try it, you can do so without a great expense out of pocket.

I currently pay over $200 a month out of pocket for my prescriptions for Prometrium and the Vivelle Dot Patch.  I no longer carry health insurance (don’t ask me about Obamacare unless you want to see steam coming out of my ears) and so, I pay out-of-pocket for all of my medication. So clearly, if LadyCare® can help me manage my symptoms for 5 years for $69, it’s a much better deal than $200 a month!

If you wish to read more about LadyCare® you can go here to their site: www.ladycareusa.com.  You can also make a purchase there as well.  It should be noted, if you are wondering, that LadyCare® is manufactured in the UK, but it is packaged and distributed here in the US. So you should have no problems having it shipped to you in a timely manner.

LadyCare® sounds like a great alternative to hormone therapy to me, ladies.  If you are one of the winners, or if you simply go to their site and purchase one, I would love to hear your opinion as well!  And don’t forget to leave a comment if you are interested in being in the drawing!!

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