Tag - menopause symptoms

11
Nov

Using Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms

It’s not easy finding the right solution for menopause symptoms. Hormones provide effective treatment for many menopause symptoms, but the majority of women either can’t or won’t use hormones alternative treatments . So that leaves women wondering what will work. Study Shows High Percentage of Women Using Cannabis To Treat Menopause Symptoms A recent report …

22
Oct

What’s Worse Than Hot Flashes?

What’s worse than having hot flashes? Having hot flashes and migraines! And new evidence suggests that the two are connected and may be affecting women in a dangerous way.   Here’s What We Know Migraines affect more women than men Hormone imbalance seems to be the reason why Fluctuating hormones that are out of balance …

16
Oct

What Your Menstrual Cycle Length Tells You About Vascular Disease and Estrogen

Intro There is a lot of discussion about estrogen and its impact on the heart and vascular disease. Is it safe? Is it beneficial? Most of this discussion is related to the use of estrogen in menopause, a topic that is explained clearly and completely in my book, The Estrogen Fix. But a new study …

30
Sep

What You Eat Can Lower Hot Flashes and Improve Menopause Symptoms

If you’re struggling with hot flashes, you may have heard that soy was helpful in turning down the heat.  I’ve been writing about this for nearly 20 years and if you want to know exactly how soy works and easy to understand explanations of why soy is worth trying, especially if you are not able …

17
Sep

Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms: Will it improve symptoms?

Cannabis is legal. It’s being used for all sorts of medical issues and conditions. But will cannabis improve menopause symptoms? A study from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada found that one in three women are using it near the time of menopause. Some were using for menopause per se; others were using it for …

2
Sep

What Every Woman Should Know About Osteoporosis

Bone health! Boring, right!? Better to worry about breast health; getting a mammogram and making sure you don’t have breast cancer. Well, that is really important. But as I tell my Menopause Coaching clients, if you are a healthy fifty year old woman, your just as likely to die from a complication of osteoporosis as …

8
Apr

Is Poor Sleep Making You Fat in Menopause?

Roses are red Violets are blue Are menopause and poor sleep Putting weight on you?   Let’s face it, when we rank the menopause symptoms that really make life a challenge, poor sleep usually gets listed in the top three. Weight gain is usually up there also.   A study presented at the Endocrine Society …

19
Mar

Waking Up to Pee? Here’s How to Slow the Flow.

Let’s face it, the nighttime path from the bed to the pottie is well worn in many households.   It’s called nocturia and it’s often gets worse in menopause as lower estrogen levels weaken the tissues that support the bladder and create a much more sensitive bladder. Lower estrogen levels also worsen sleep, hot flashes …

8
Mar

Music Monday: Ready for A Dream Lullaby for World Sleep Day

Do you wake up tired? Do you find yourself yawning in the middle of the day?    A lot of people do. One in four women has some insomnia symptoms, such as trouble falling asleep, trouble staying asleep, or both. About one in seven adults has chronic (long-term) insomnia. Hormonal imbalances that are part of …

4
Feb

5 Tips to Make Menopause Better

Menopause is really challenging for many women. But it can also be a positive time of growth and development. It’s a time of more wisdom; a time when kids are typically out of the house so there is more freedom; it’s a time when it is finally your turn to turn your attention towards nurturing …

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