Cooling Down Hot Flashes

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Menopausal women searching for new ways to cool down hot flashes have found a new prescription: antidepressants. Although this does not mean that all menopausal women are going through depression, none of these drugs are specifically approved for the condition, yet the number of doctors giving “off label” prescriptions is on the rise. Hot flashes […]


Women S Health Blogs Adventures In The Blogsphere

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Writing, as a form of therapy, is as old as ink itself. Universally understood as a transformative process, the simple act of putting pen to page can effectively jump start personal growth and healing. Over the years I’ve had more than a handful of sessions on a therapist’s couch sorting through the baggage I’ve built, […]


When Early Signs Of Menopause Strike Women

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Signs of menopause could strike women with as early as in their late 30’s. And although the average onset of menopause would normally occur when a woman has reached 51 years, there are women of 40’s and 50’s who were already confronting early signs of menopause process. Menopause signs – How do they afflict women? […]


Hormone Therapy Reduced Physical Post Menopausal Symptoms

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Many post-menopausal women developed typical menopausal symptoms after discontinuation of HRT, with vasomotor and urogenital complaints being the most commonly reported. During post-menopause, most women experience a decrease in their menopausal symptoms, although health risks linked to decreased estrogen (e.g. The findings also suggest that oestrogen improves depressive symptoms in postmenopausal women, especially those with […]


Menopause And Gastrointestinal Distress

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Numerous women report that menopause comes along with gastrointestinal distress causing uncomfortable symptoms such as indigestion, flatulence and sudden bloating. Not only are these annoying and embarrassing, they can also be quite painful. During menopause, gastrointestinal bloating is caused when air fills the abdomen, creating a full feeling. Even though your stomach remains the same […]


Nationwide Poll Reveals Menopause Poses Challenge For Female Executives

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Menopause is a natural stage of life in a woman’s aging process when the ovaries stop producing estrogens. The process can occur naturally or may be induced by surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Since estrogens are largely responsible for developing and maintaining the female reproductive system, reduced levels can cause such symptoms as night sweats and […]


Digestive Distress

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Step 1: Collect Information As the mix of hormones in your blood changes during your premenopausal years, you may notice the effects on your gastrointestinal tract both directly – estrogen is a gastrointestinal stimulant and varying levels may swing you from loose stools to dry ones – and indirectly, as the hormonal load places ever […]