Category: Menopause Symptoms

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Feeling hot hot hot? If you are one of the 75% of women that will experience hot flashes associated with menopause, I have some good news for you.   We understand that hot flashes can happen at any time of the day and can be severely distressing and disruptive.   Hot…
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6 Tests To Maximize Your Well Woman Exam In Menopause During your well woman exam, your doctor asks how you’ve been feeling, does a brief exam, and usually orders blood work. She might rattle off the names of a couple of lab tests she’s ordering, like a CBC (complete blood…
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As we age, our libido can definitely need encouragement, especially as we enter and experience menopause.   Menopausal hormone changes often lead to decreased blood flow to the vagina and thinning of the tissue of the vulva, which can lead to increased pain and decreased sensitivity.    On top…
How To Age Well
First of all, what does the phrase “age well” mean? Is it by achieving a certain weight? No. Not by any means. Aging Well sets your body up for success by establishing habits to encourage overall health and wellness and lowering your current risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke,…
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Diet plays a large role in health, especially during menopause. Sometimes overlooked, certain beverages can affect the intensity and frequency of your menopause symptoms and increase menopausal health risks. Below are some of the most risky: Alcohol – One of the most common symptoms of menopause- disrupted sleep, primarily…
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You’ve heard it time and time again – “be sure you drink plenty of water.” But why is it so important to stay hydrated? Is this need heightened during menopause? You bet. Water is essential throughout every stage of our life but especially during menopause as the decrease in…
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A recent study found that one’s diet- yes, diet- may affect women when they enter menopause. This yet again echoes the importance of developing and maintaining healthy eating patterns sooner rather than later. The study tracked 35,000 women for 4 years and the results were astounding: those whose diets…
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Each and every woman will experience menopause at some point in her life, usually between her late 40s and early 50s. Below are answers to six common questions women have as they enter this, thought to be daunting, stage of their life. 1. What even is “menopause”? Menopause is…
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Although heard time and time again, healthy habits are incredibly important to incorporate into one’s life. This is especially true for women as they age, specifically right before and during menopause, since your body is experiencing so many changes. Below are 4 simple habits to get you started on…

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