Menopause Symptoms: Swollen Feet

October 24, 2011

Among menopause symptoms, swollen feet rank high as the most debilitating and anxiety-causing. Though they are not as common as hot flashes or night sweating among menopausal women, those who do get swollen feet and ankles know they this can affect their ability to move and drain their energy levels. A remedy is needed, but […]

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Menopause Symptoms: Joint Pain

October 18, 2011

When it comes to menopause symptoms, joint pain ranks high in the list of what can make a woman feel really old and fragile. Having menopausal arthritis is typically associated with aging. At the onset of menopause, it is most probably caused by fluctuating hormone levels, as lowered estrogen can bring about pain in the […]

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Menopause Symptoms: Facial Hair and What To Do About It

October 18, 2011

Among menopause symptoms, facial hair that suddenly grows without warning seems to have become the silent complaint with women. (I know, I have a single hair that seems to suddenly appear in the center of my chin. I jokingly refer to it as my “chin horn,” but truly, it is embarrassing, especially, when during one […]

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Menopause Symptoms: Gastrointestinal Distress and How To Treat It

October 16, 2011

As one of the lesser known menopause symptoms, gastrointestinal distress is hardly ever discussed in articles about how to alleviate menopausal discomfort. Still, it has become a cause of concern for countless women who have gone through the inconvenient (and oftentimes embarrassing) signs that something is wrong with the digestive system. Menopause is characteristically accompanied […]

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Do Menopause Symptoms in Women Prevent Breast Cancer?

October 14, 2011

Menopause symptoms in women may prevent breast cancer. That’s a loaded statement, I know, but this is the finding from a new study that the more frequent and severe your symptoms, the less likely you are to get breast cancer. This finding was recently published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention (Feb. 2011) by the […]

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Symptoms of Cervical Cancer After Menopause

October 13, 2011

Symptoms of cervical cancer after menopause may be silent, meaning there are no symptoms at all. This is why it is important to listen to your body and notice any changes or any new aches and pains. Going to your doctor once per year for a checkup and physical is one of the best preventative […]

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Menopause Symptoms Weight Gain & Osteoporosis

October 8, 2011

Menopause symptoms, weight gain and osteoporosis—these are problems that weight-bearing exercise, if done properly, can relieve and even prevent. Plus, exercising makes you feel strong, centered in your body and good about yourself. If you’ve been taking care of your family for years and have sacrificed your own needs for the needs of others, it’s […]

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Andropause, Male Menopause Symptoms Relieved by Testosterone

October 5, 2011

Andropause, male menopause or testosterone deficiency syndrome as it’s now called has a long list of symptoms. Male menopause symptoms are very similar to the symptoms that women suffer when going through the change. These symptoms include but are not limited to: hot flashes, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, chills, mood swings, sleeplessness, weight gain, […]

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Menopause Symptoms and Osteoporosis Can Go Together Like Peas in a Pod

October 4, 2011

Menopause symptoms and osteoporosis go hand in hand. When you start feeling those hot flashes, night sweats or fatigue, it’s time to also take a close look at your bone density and find out if you are at risk for osteopenia or osteoporosis. You can do this by getting a heel scan. Some local hospitals […]

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Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Treatment: Is Ostora Safe?

October 3, 2011

Women who receive postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment have a number of options when it comes to taking prescription drugs to slow the progression of osteoporosis. While there is no currently no cure for osteoporosis, drugs do work to prevent the breakdown of certain types of bones cells with the goal of increasing bone density overall. You’ve […]

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