Menopause Symptoms: Anger & Rage How To Treat Hormonally-Fueled Outbursts

November 10, 2011

Menopause symptoms – anger that is irrational and seems to come out of nowhere (and could be characterized as rage) is a troubling symptom for women who are going through peri menopause and menopause. It gives credence to the cartoonized version of the menopausal woman who is overweight, overtired, sprouting chin hairs, barking orders and […]

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Menopause Symptoms and Depression

November 9, 2011

Menopause symptoms and depression – are women who suffer from post partum depression more likely to suffer from the same symptoms during menopause? Although I know of no clinical studies done on this subject, it certainly makes sense since the hormonal imbalance after the birth of a baby may mimic the same conditions as a […]

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Menopause Symptoms: Urinary Problems May Be Linked to HRT

November 8, 2011

If you are suffering from menopause symptoms: urinary problems, then prolonged exposure to estrogen could be the culprit. A study that was recently published in Menopause magazine that followed a population of ethnically diverse women (who initially had no bladder problems) found that those who took estrogen for more than 5 years were much more […]

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HRT for Menopause Symptoms – Should You Use It or Not?

November 7, 2011

Want to know if it’s a good idea to use HRT for menopause symptoms? First let’s talk a bit about menopause and dispel some myths. Contrary to what the jokes about menopause would have you believe, menopause is a normal part of aging and is not a disease. A women starts to enter menopause as […]

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Menopause Symptoms, Vitamin D and Bone Health

November 5, 2011

Menopause symptoms: vitamin D is much more important than doctors once thought. In fact, vitamin D is not a vitamin at all, but an important hormone that governs functions in the body that are essential to good health, especially in post menopausal women. For instance, did you know that vitamin D is important to bone […]

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Menopause: Symptoms of Bone Loss

November 3, 2011

Menopause: symptoms of bone loss are like a quiet thief, stealing your healthy slowly and subtly while you sleep at night. Often bone loss happens with no symptoms at all until a fracture or life-changing break occurs that sends you spiraling down into depression because you’ve suddenly been saddled with a diagnosis of osteoporosis. Although […]

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Exercise and Menopause

November 2, 2011

Exercise and menopause: when your hormones begin to decline, your bones, heart and other organs no longer have the level of protection that these hormones (in particular, estrogen) provided in your youth. This is one reason it is important to exercise during the menopausal years because doing so can actually counteract hormone-related decline. Another reason […]

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Natural Treatment for Hot Flashes: Massage Can Help

November 1, 2011

Natural treatment for hot flashes – millions of menopausal women are looking for relief from this common, life-disrupting symptom. Since stress can exacerbate any of the long list of menopause symptoms, it follows that massage can help because it helps to relax the body and relieve the mind of worry and stress. What exactly causes […]

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Symptoms of Early Menopause and Smoking

October 26, 2011

Symptoms of early menopause and smoking appear to be related. In fact, women who started smoking in their teens have a much higher chance of going through the change earlier than their peers. Women who smoked during their teen years go through menopause an average 3-5 years earlier than women who did not smoke. What […]

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Menopause Symptoms: Dry Eyes

October 25, 2011

With regard to menopause symptoms, dry eyes don’t seem be as serious as symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, and mood disorders. However, this particular symptom affects as much as sixty percent of menopausal women all over the world. It is often overlooked because failing eyesight and eye problems are typically attributed to aging. At […]

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