Tagged as Perimenopause

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...
Night sweats and hot flashes can hit for a variety of reasons. Of course the obvious: perimenopause, but for some people, drinking alcohol can exacerbate symptoms, and so can a variety of illnesses and conditions. But regardless of their cause, these companions can be downright miserable. Of course, the cause should be rooted out, just in case it's serious, but in the meantime, there's no need to suffer....
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...
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...
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...