Menopause/Osteoporosis – Calcium & Vitamin D

Natural Treatments for Osteoporosis Osteoporosis literally means “thinning of bones” and this implies that bones become thin, brittle, and easily broken due to the disorder. Symptoms of the disease often go unnoticed, and sometimes left untreated, until the bone breaks. This condition is known to occur in premenopausal and postmenopausal women. It is important to…

Why Phyto-Estrogens for Menopause?

Estrogen and estrogen-progestin combinations are the traditional medical management options for patients who seek treatment for menopause symptoms. These treatment modalities are the most effective options for managing the symptoms that occur during and after menopause. Since the results of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) were made public in 2002, concerns about the safety of…

Hot Flashes and Cold Sensations

Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms of menopause. They are often accompanied by a range of other troublesome symptoms including chills and cold feet. Such unpleasant menopausal side effects can be difficult to manage on a daily basis and often require treatment. The information below is designed to explain why you experience…

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night sweats are a troublesome and, unfortunately a very common symptom of menopause. Many women claim to suffer from night sweats with as many as 75% of menopausal women experiencing these episodes at some point during this transitional period. Considering the common occurrence of night sweats, it is a good idea to understand the causes…

Menopause Night Sweats

What causes heavy night sweats? Heavy night sweats (nocturnal hyperhydrosis) during menopause, which often seem to go hand in hand with daytime hot flashes, are caused, quite simply, by fluctuating estrogen levels that lead the body to think that its temperature is much higher than it truly is. During menopause, estrogen levels oscillate, causing the…

Menopause Digestive Problems

Digestive discomfort Hormonal imbalance during peri-menopause is one of the primary causes of digestive problems for women between the ages of 45 and 55. Luckily there are treatments that can bring a woman’s hormones back in balance and relieve her digestive problems and other menopausal symptoms. There are different symptoms of digestive problems that can…