Tag - menopause symptoms

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 …

21
Jan

Premature Menopause Increases Emotional and Physical Symptoms

Menopause symptoms are no fun. Some of the symptoms are physical, like hot flashes. Others are emotional, like mood swings. Yet others are sexual, like vaginal dryness or decreased sex drive. Would these symptoms be different for women who go through menopause at an earlier age compared with women who go through menopause later in …

10
Dec

When Treatment Causes Menopause

Menopause always comes with challenges. When you are 50ish, the symptoms come on gradually. But when you are younger and still have normal or relatively normal hormone levels, treatment causes an abrupt drop in those hormones, and that causes you to be catapulted into menopause. That large, sudden change in hormones causes large, sudden changes …

18
Jun

7 Most Common Menopause Symptoms

Many women don’t realize they are having common menopause symptoms. They may see three or more doctors for their symptoms before they figure out that all of them are due to one reason – hormonal changes that occur naturally in every women. One of the reasons it’s so hard to realize the symptoms are due …

12
Sep

Can Estrogen Fix Your Belly Fat and Control Your Weight?

Do you have love handles? Muffin top? Spare tire? Menopot? Jelly belly? The list of disparaging terms women use for the belly fat from menopause goes on and on. As they stare into the mirror at their once-svelte bodies and try to zip up a favorite pair of pants, they wonder what is going on. …

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