Tagged as Menopause

Menopause is a rite of passage, like the first period, so why does society condition us to view it as more of an affliction than anything else? It might not be all sunshine and roses, but menopause has a lot to offer. Check out these cool benefits to look forward to: - Menopause isn’t all hot flashes and belly fat. Beyond finally freeing us from that monthly cycle of ups and downs, menopause can make...
March 24, 2022
Menopause affects every woman differently, but for those who suffer from extreme symptoms, the experiences tied to menopause can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be helpful in many cases, but some options may be risky. (Yes, there are options!) Here’s how estrogen therapy stacks up against the other options. Pros and Cons of Estrogen Therapy - Over 80%...
June 18, 2021
Early menopause can occur for a number of reasons, although the resulting health effects are often the same. But recent studies have shown that white women who complete "the change" earlier than usual could see one significant impact, though additional factors might be at play. The key is knowing as early intervention might make a difference in many cases. We have the full breakdown as well as tips...
March 4, 2021
Those lucky few who’ve never experienced hot flashes have one more reason to celebrate. They might also be less likely to develop breast cancer. But are hot flashes actually warning signs of future illness, or might they point to issues that are far more immediate? - Women who experience severe hot flashes are at higher risk of developing breast cancer. This may be due to higher estrogen levels before...
February 5, 2021
Is there a greater connection between menopause and our sex lives than many of us ever imagined? We're not talking about -declining desire or vaginal dryness. Nope, it seems that while it may seem like menopause causes sex-life changes, the link actually goes both ways. A study from British researchers has shown that a boring sex life could lead to an earlier onset of menopause in some women. Not having...
November 25, 2020
Recently 5 menopause experts from different universities from the United States and Canada were asked the following question: - Is hormone replacement therapy safe? - Their answers prove they are no experts. Not one doctor acknowledged menopause as a disease. By definition, disease is defined by predictable signs and symptoms. The signs of menopause are predictable and universal - loss of bone density,...
August 21, 2020
Menopause can bring on some pretty uncomfortable symptoms, most of which hit at the worst time possible. From dryness and itching to burning up from the inside out, you can reduce the symptoms of menopause so that this stage in life isn’t as unpleasant as it could be. Dandelion Tea - Believe it or not, dandelions have a wealth of health benefits. They can be cooked, put in salads, made into wine, and...
August 18, 2020
Menopause can be a headache in so many ways, making the weight gain feel like insult added to injury. Fortunately, there’s no need to despair. There are options. Those who have entered menopause can lose weight by making some adjustments, understanding how hormones affect appetite, controlling portion sizes and choosing healthy over high-calorie snacks. Exercise and strength training will help to preserve...
May 8, 2020
Hot flashes, sudden -episodes- of intense warmth, blushing and sweating, are one the most recognized hallmarks of menopause. And they make some people truly miserable. In the most severe cases, hot flashes can affect quality of life as they may cause sleep disturbances, anxiety and depression, says -The North American Menopause Society. There are treatments for hot flashes, but many are not successful...
March 13, 2020
Though e associate them with teens, the truth is that many people get pimples throughout their lives. And many others will have breakouts at different points in life or hormonal cycles. No one can avoid them altogether, and some people suffer their wrath worse than others. But what many don't know is that pimples come in different forms, and they can have multiple triggers — here's how to tell the...
January 10, 2020