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What is Premature Menopause?

The average age a woman in the US reaches menopause is 52. If a woman reaches earlier than that, it may be considered early menopause or premature menopause.  Premature Menopause vs Early Menopause Sometimes the terms early menopause and premature menopause are used interchangeably. They are similar, but they differ based on age guidelines. According [...]

By |2020-07-17T00:16:33-04:00July 31st, 2020|Menopause|Comments Off on What is Premature Menopause?

8 Foods for Good Menopause Nutrition

Menopause can occur naturally as a woman ages, or it can be brought on early by certain medical conditions or surgical procedures. Most women will go through menopause between the ages of 45 and 58. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the average age for natural menopause in the US is [...]

By |2020-07-17T00:09:32-04:00July 17th, 2020|Menopause|Comments Off on 8 Foods for Good Menopause Nutrition

10 Ways to Reduce Hot Flashes and Night Sweats This Summer

If you are experiencing hot flashes and night sweats due to menopause, then the high temperatures associated with the summer season may not be welcome. There’s nothing you can do about the weather, but you can try the following things to keep cool. 1. Wear Cool Clothes If you’re dealing with hot flashes and night [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:09:16-04:00June 30th, 2020|Hot flashes|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Reduce Hot Flashes and Night Sweats This Summer

10 Low T Symptoms & How to Treat Them

Because June is Men’s Health Month, now is the perfect time to talk about an issue that many men deal with; low testosterone or low T. Low T symptoms can interfere with a man’s daily life and this hormonal imbalance can cause other health issues. Luckily, doctors that specialize in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:06:49-04:00June 17th, 2020|Low Testosterone|Comments Off on 10 Low T Symptoms & How to Treat Them

8 Ways to Practice Self-Care During Menopause

Self-care has been a popular subject in recent years, but not everyone knows exactly what it entails. It’s not all about spa days and pampering. It’s about prioritizing your own mental and physical health. When going through the change of menopause or dealing with unusual life circumstances, self-care becomes even more important. To improve your [...]

By |2020-05-21T14:58:47-04:00May 29th, 2020|Menopause|Comments Off on 8 Ways to Practice Self-Care During Menopause

5 Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis During Menopause

May is National Osteoporosis Month, so it’s the ideal time to think about what we can do to prevent it. According to the Office on Women’s Health, about 10 million Americans have osteoporosis. 80% of those people are women. Women are more likely to get osteoporosis for several reasons. One of those reasons is that [...]

By |2020-05-21T15:03:47-04:00May 18th, 2020|Menopause, Osteoporosis|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis During Menopause

15 Signs of Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance is a type of hormonal imbalance in which the body produces too much estrogen. There are different schools of thought about estrogen dominance, but the theory behind it is that during the transition into perimenopause, the body will produce less progesterone but keep producing the same levels of estrogen. This causes an imbalance [...]

By |2020-04-14T01:37:14-04:00April 29th, 2020|Hormone Imbalance|Comments Off on 15 Signs of Estrogen Dominance

What’s the Link Between Menopause and Depression?

Women going through perimenopause and menopause experience symptoms that affect them physically, mentally, and emotionally. For a lot of people, it is a challenging time with ups and downs. Some people believe that menopause can directly cause depression. However, it’s not that simple. There’s a difference between feeling down and having major depression. But there [...]

By |2020-04-14T01:37:34-04:00April 15th, 2020|Menopause, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s the Link Between Menopause and Depression?

3 Possible Causes of Your Lack of Sex Drive

Menopause is often called “the change.” This is an accurate name for many women who experience symptoms that change many aspects of their lives. For some women, one unpleasant side effect of perimenopause and menopause is lack of sex drive. It is not uncommon for women to lose interest in sex during menopause. It is [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:57:02-04:00March 30th, 2020|Menopause, Women's Health|Comments Off on 3 Possible Causes of Your Lack of Sex Drive

Combatting Menopausal Weight Gain

Menopause can cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, sleep problems, and intimate issues. Another thing that some women have to deal with after “the change” starts is menopausal weight gain. While you might not get back to the size you were in your 20s and 30s, there are steps you [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:53:28-04:00March 16th, 2020|Menopause|Comments Off on Combatting Menopausal Weight Gain
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