Healthy Hair Growth in Women after Menopause

Healthy Hair Growth in Women after Menopause

As women age, ovaries stop producing eggs and the menstrual cycle ceases. Menopause can cause some unpleasant symptoms such as hot flashes, irritability, a decline in bone mass, reduced estrogen levels, depression, brittle nails and hair loss. Improved nutrition provides a woman with the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients needed for healthy hair growth. Transporting…

When will you reach menopause?

When will you reach menopause?

There are numerous factors linked to the answer of this question, but we will simply look at the 5 most important ones to help give you an idea of when you should be expecting the “Big Change”. When did Your Mother Reach Menopause: The biggest indicator of when you are likely to reach menopause is…

Triggers for Urinary Incontinence during Menopause

Triggers for Urinary Incontinence during Menopause

Urinary incontinence is when you experience a loss of bladder control, and it can be an extremely unpleasant obstacle to face as you get older. It is especially troublesome amongst women going through menopause. Causes of Urinary Incontinence: Hormonal Imbalance This is the most common cause of urinary incontinence among women, and often appears during…

Managing Menopausal Belly fat

Managing Menopausal Belly fat

There is no doubt that menopause usually means some extra weight gain around the tummy. This is because of the large estrogen decrease during menopause, which causes fat cells to start retaining and even storing more fat than usual. This also means that when you try to burn fat, it is much harder and takes…

Menopause: Prevention is Better Than Cure

Menopause: Prevention is Better Than Cure

It has become common knowledge that there are things that you can do to lessen the effects of menopause whilst you are going through it. But what about making sure that the effects are lessened, even before menopause? Well, a lot of research has been done in recent times to see if this could be…

Soy Supplements for Cooling Hot Flashes

Soy Supplements for Cooling Hot Flashes

Any woman who has had to suffer through hot flashes knows how much of an uncomfortable inconvenience it can be. There have been some old wives’ tales about what you can do to make hot flashes more bearable, but non with proof of actually working. Luckily there is some good news! Recent studies in the…

Why Does Menopause Cause Sleeplessness?

Why Does Menopause Cause Sleeplessness?

Sleeplessness is one of the biggest and most annoying symptoms of menopause. It can be caused by many different things, such as: hormonal imbalances, anxiety and most commonly – night sweats. Luckily you can get a better night’s sleep by making some simple lifestyle changes. – Get plenty of exercise  Get a good workout plan that…

Why Phyto-Estrogens for Menopause?

Why Phyto-Estrogens for Menopause?

Hormone therapy has long been the standard method for dealing with menopause. However, the safety of these treatments has often been in question. At the moment, the only natural alternative to that is supported by trustworthy scientific evidence is the use of phyto-estrogens, which are plant estrogens. The three main types of phytoestrogens are isoflavones,…

The Hot and Cold of Menopause

The Hot and Cold of Menopause

Probably the most common symptom of menopause is a bugger called hot flashes – and it has some friends that often tag along! Some of these “friends” are things like cold feet and sudden chills across your body. When hot flashes occur you are often left feeling that you want to rip of your clothes…

Menopausal Belly Fat

Menopausal Belly Fat

While it has been obvious that menopause causes weight gain around the tummy area, it has never been quite clear exactly why this happens – until now. Recent studies have revealed that due to the large estrogen decrease during menopause, fat cells start to retain and even store more fat than usual. This also means…