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Menopause Symptoms

BoneDensity
Osteoporosis is now acknowledged as the most prevalent bone disorder in the world.  Estimates show that 50% of women over 50, and 20% of men over 50, will break a bone because of osteoporosis. Hip fractures are the most dangerous because they can lead to disability, death, and high…
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Among the many symptoms women experience as they move into perimenopause and through menopause is fat gain and muscle loss. New stubborn belly fat that appears during early menopause and refuses to budge is one of the most common complaints I hear from patients.  During annual exams, it was…
BrainFog
Brain fog can be a symptom brought on by lower levels of estrogen, also known as estradiol. How Does Menopause Affect the Brain? In a study conducted in pre, peri and post menopausal women, to see how menopause and the declining hormone levels affected the brain, researchers found changes…
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Our bodies change throughout our lives, and the transition to menopause is perhaps the most significant change people experience.  For many, the transition is accompanied by uncomfortable symptoms, such as joint pain. Don’t despair! Read on to learn how you can find relief. What Helps Joint Pain During Menopause? Menopause…
Some medical conditions are easy to recognize. If you have a fever, sore throat, and cough, you and your doctor immediately recognize that something is wrong. It might be viral, or it might be something that can be treated by antibiotics, but the symptoms are apparent, and physicians have…
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Beyond Hot Flashes: Symptoms of Menopause that May Surprise You We have all heard about hot flashes and night sweats, but there are many more symptoms that you may not realize are related to menopause. Did you know that the fluctuating hormone levels associated with perimenopause and menopause can…
HeartHealth
Let’s be honest, historically, women have not been the top priority in research studies. There have been anecdotal stories about how women transition into menopause passed down from generation to generation.  It is only within the last 20 to 30 years that women have become a priority in clinical…
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If you are one the millions of American women living with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), going through menopause can feel like you are doing “double duty” with bothersome symptoms. Are things like weight gain, trouble sleeping, and mood swings coming from PCOS or perimenopause/menopause? The answer is: maybe both….
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Put Food to Work for You  Better nutrition can improve menopause symptoms. It may seem simple, but what you put in your mouth really does have a profound impact on your health. Food choices can either help or hinder the processes in your body, especially for women in midlife….
Erica Kelly - Galveston Diet
Is menopause changing your skin? Is there any part of your body that isn’t affected by menopause? You may be asking yourself that same question. Many women are familiar with some of the ways changing hormones affect your body and your life, but you may not know that changes…

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