How Menopause Can Be a Positive Thing

How Menopause Can Be a Positive Thing

Hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and more. How could Menopause ever be a positive thing? Whilst most women see menopause as a negative event in their lives, it can actually be the perfect opportunity to re-assess your lifestyle and turn it around for the better. But why should I be more healthy? When you…

Brittle Nails during Menopause

What Causes Brittle Nails During Menopause?

Out of all the symptoms of menopause, cosmetic changes can at times be the hardest to deal with, robbing a woman of her sense of femininity and individuality. Unfortunately during this time period, many women suffer from brittle nails, which occur naturally with age and hormonal changes. What are the Characteristics of brittle nails? If…

Treating Menopausal Night Sweats

Night Sweats is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can also be one of the most uncomfortable and inconvenient ones. Night sweats keep countless women up at night and are one of the leading causes of menopausal mood swings and irritability. But why do women get night sweats during menopause? What causes…

How to Manage Menopausal “Foggy Thinking”

How to Manage Menopausal “Foggy Thinking”

Do you often feel like you might be forgetting something? Over the years and through various studies, it has been suggested that menopause can cause “foggy thinking” which includes things like short term memory loss, easily losing focus, and just simply being forgetful. But what causes this and how can you manage it? The Impact…

Tips for Minimizing Menopausal Weight Gain

Tips for Minimizing Menopausal Weight Gain

Whether you like it or not, menopause and weight gain usually go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, being overweight does not just mean that you have to buy bigger clothes, but it can also come with the risk of various other health-hazards. Luckily there are ways in which you can fight this menopausal weight gain and lower the…

Avoid menopausal Bone Loss and Disease

Avoid menopausal Bone Loss and Disease

Unfortunately, conventional medicine has not come very far when looking at how it can help women who are at risk of menopausal complications such as bone loss and other related diseases.  Some of these complications can include an excessive loss of hormones which can lead to a loss of energy, muscle mass, bone strength, cognitive…

Causes of Hair Loss

Causes of Hair Loss

Usually hair loss is something that only men worry about, but as soon as women starts getting close to menopause, they might also see that their hair is not as thick as it used to be. It is not unusual to see some sort of hair loss as we age, it is important to know…

Menopause: You’re Hot, Then You’re Cold!

Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can be very uncomfortable. What Causes Night Sweats and Chills? The cause of most menopausal symptoms is fluctuating hormones, specifically estrogen. When estrogen levels start fluctuating, it affects the hypothalamus which regulates body temperature, causing it to misread the actual temperature and leads…

Menopausal Aches and Pains

Menopausal Aches and Pains

Just when you thought that your menopausal problems will end after hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and mood swings, you find out that muscle and joint pains become a daily struggle! More than half of women who suffer from menopause experience joint stiffness, muscle pain, and general discomfort. Menopausal aches and pains can be…