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

Managing Menopause Fatigue

Many symptoms of perimenopause and menopause can be frustrating and alter your everyday life. One symptom that impacts daily activities and quality of life is fatigue. During the transition to menopause, many women experience a persistent lack of energy or a feeling of exhaustion. Luckily, menopause fatigue can be managed in a number of ways. [...]

By |2020-02-18T12:04:42-05:00February 28th, 2020|Fatigue, Menopause|Comments Off on Managing Menopause Fatigue

Intimate Wellness During Menopause

During perimenopause and menopause, women go through many physical changes. Some of those changes interfere with everyday life and can be difficult to cope with. One thing some women struggle with is intimate wellness during menopause.  As estrogen levels decline, both physical and emotional changes occur that can affect a woman’s sex life. She may [...]

By |2020-02-18T16:19:12-05:00February 14th, 2020|Menopause, Women's Health|Comments Off on Intimate Wellness During Menopause

What You Need to Know About Hair Loss During Menopause

The various symptoms of perimenopause and menopause affect each woman differently. Along with hot flashes, mood changes, and sleep problems, some women experience thinning hair. Hair loss during menopause is not a sign that something is medically wrong, but it can be startling to many women. Let’s look at why menopausal hair loss happens and [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:33:33-05:00January 30th, 2020|Menopause|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Hair Loss During Menopause

Could I Benefit From Male Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Many people are familiar with hormone replacement therapy, or HRT because it is a common treatment used to manage menopause symptoms in women. But HRT is not just for women. Men with hormonal imbalances can also benefit from hormone replacement.  Male Hormonal Imbalance Men with hormonal imbalances are candidates for HRT. The most common type [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:29:31-05:00January 15th, 2020|Hormone Replacement Therapy|Comments Off on Could I Benefit From Male Hormone Replacement Therapy?