Top tips for dealing with night sweats and fatigue

Night sweats and fatigue are common menopausal symptoms and often come as a package. These symptoms are very common during perimenopause but can also last for the full transition. Dealing with night sweats and fatigue can be difficult but there are some tips that you can follow to help, or even stop, these problems. Night…

Menopause: Mood Swings and Intense Hunger

Mood swings accompanied by intense hunger are a symptom of menopause that will affect almost every woman at some stage during her life. Some women can feel overwhelmed and even depressed as mood swings and intense hunger disrupt day to day life. The changes in mood can be unpredictable and frustrating for the sufferer and…

Natural Relief for Menopausal Anxiety

Worried woman: menopausal anxiety is caused by hormone fluctuations. With all the changes your body is undergoing around the time of menopause, it seems only logical that some stress or anxiety may accompany these changes. Not only do your fluctuating hormones cause anxiety chemically, but the combination of your other menopausal symptoms or fear of…

Menopause can affect memory

Menopause and memory loss Memory loss affects most people in one way or another. More often than not, it is a momentary memory lapse; nothing to worry about – it happens to the best of us. However, when memory lapses become a regular occurrence, it is wise to dig a little deeper and seek medical…

Menopause & Sleep difficulties

You may toss and turn restlessly as you try to sleep or wake up regularly in the middle of the night. Insomnia (sleep disorder), is a symptom of perimenopause and menopause and it is caused by a decline in estrogen and progesterone levels.  How a decline in estrogen affects sleep Slows down the intake and…

Loss of libido due to Menopause

Loss of libido can be one of the most difficult symptoms of menopause to manage, often because a woman might not understand how and why she has lost the desire to be physically intimate with her partner. It is important to recognize that loss of libido during menopause is common, affecting as many as 20…

How to Treat Bloating Associated with Menopause?

The Causes of Bloating Before we talk about the treatments of bloating, it is important to discuss the cause. The root cause of bloating during menopause is hormonal imbalance. Hormones like estrogen play a key role in your body’s water retention. When levels of this hormone rise and fall during the onset of menopause, water…

How to Address Menopausal Belly Fat

Ask any woman about her least favorite body part, and most of us will point to our middles. Bellies can become especially anxiety-provoking when excess fat spills over the top of our jeans. Yes, the dreaded “muffin top.” Any woman can get a muffin top. But women are more likely to gain excess belly weight…

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women By Kristen Fischer Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests. Hot flashes can be debilitating for more than 50 percent of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor of…