Lose the Menopausal “spare tyre”.

Lose the Menopausal “spare tyre”.

Almost all women experience weight gain during menopause. The problem isn’t picking up a few kg’s, the problem is the other health issues this can lead to. Often it is seen that the risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes increases after menopausal weight gain. The reason that menopausal weight gain is such a health hazard…

Holistic Remedies for Hot Flushes

Holistic Remedies for Hot Flushes

If you know anybody who has gone through menopause, you know what hot flushes are. If you don’t know what hot flushes are, they are intense feeling of warmth that can affect your entire body, bust are mostly experienced in region from the shoulders upwards. They cause lots of perspiration and an episode can last…

8 Menopause Myths: Busted!

8 Menopause Myths: Busted!

It happens overnight. The chance of this happening is about as good as becoming a millionaire overnight. Menopause builds up over the years, with egg production slowing down as you get older. It’s Not Menopause Unless You’re Having Hot Flashes: Although most women experience hot flashes, it is not uncommon to go through menopause without…

Dealing with menopause and bone health

Menopause and Bone Health

Estrogen plays a major role in the prevention of bone loss for women. This is why bone loss becomes a big problem during menopause, as women experience a decrease in their estrogen levels. To prevent this as much as possible, you should start increasing your bone density from early on. The denser your bones are,…

How to Cope With Depression during Menopause

How to Cope With Depression during Menopause

Menopause is a normal and – for most women – largely uneventful part of life. For some women, however, the menopausal transition is a period of biologic vulnerability with noticeable physiologic, psychological and somatic symptoms. The perimenopausal period is associated with a higher vulnerability for depression, with risk rising from early to late perimenopause and…

Low estrogen Levels could lead to heart attack

Low Estrogen Levels can lead to Heart Attack

Low estrogen levels usually occur in women who are going through menopause but can also occur suddenly if a woman has a hysterectomy that includes the removal of the ovaries. Some of the symptoms of low estrogen levels include but are not limited to fatigue, hot flashes, cold chills, joint pain, headaches, depression, dry skin, back…

Menopause and Ginger

Menopause & Ginger

Menopause signals the end of menstruation and fertility for women, and it officially begins 12 months after your last period. Menopause can bring physical and emotional pain, but there are actions you can take to help you through this difficult time. Ginger may help with some menopause symptoms. Menopause Symptoms The main symptom of menopause…

Menopause and hairloss

5 Things about Menopause and Hair Loss

Women expect hot flashes and mood swings to occur during “the change,” but many women are unaware and unprepared for the fact that they may also find themselves facing hair loss and thinning during this time as well. After menopause, about 40 percent of women experience hair thinning, which is almost the same rate as…

Early Menopause

Can Menopause Strike Early?

I am a 38-year-old woman. Is it possible for a woman to experience menopause around the age of 40 years? The right age for menopause is 51 years and if it strikes at around 40 or 41, then it is premature menopause. There are many factors that put you at a risk of early menopause…