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Mushrooms For Menopause Part 2: LION'S MANE

Mushrooms For Menopause Part 2: LION'S MANE

In a 2010 study Japanese researchers looked at the effects of Lion’s mane on 30 menopausal women and how it affected their depression, sleep and quality of life:

…”Our results show that HE (Hericium erinaceus) intake has the possibility to reduce depression and anxiety and these results suggest a different mechanism from NGF-enhancing action of H. erinaceus”

Reduction of depression and anxiety by 4 weeks Hericium erinaceus intake. | Semantic Scholar


Mushrooms For Menopause: REISHI

Mushrooms For Menopause: REISHI

One of the most common symptoms of menopause is sleep disturbances, and reishi mushrooms may be able to help, It is often referred to colloquially as The Sleep Mushroom

Red Flags! How to Choose a Mushroom Product

Red Flags! How to Choose a Mushroom Product

Watch out for products that claim high extract ratios. For example you might see 50:1 or 100:1. These ratios are kind of meaningless when you understand that extracts are standardized to target certain active compounds like Beta glucans, triterpenes, erinacines, and even cordycepin.  The extract ratio is an expression of mass concentration not an expression of potency.