Menopause Basics

The History of Medicine as told through the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Physicians, partly because of their general “character” and partly for the patient’s sake, want to sound confident and certain about whatever their recommendations might be. No patient really wants to …

Menopause and the Adrenal Glands

In another article I wrote about Adrenal Fatigue and Menopause: Nutritional and Other Treatments which you can read here. In this one we will cover the basics. Our adrenal glands are …

Early Menopause Statistics: Everything You Need to Know

Menopause It’s a fact of life! Every woman who lives long enough will go through menopause. According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, for most women, this occurs between …

Menopause and Irritability: Everything You Need to Know

Are you one among those middle-aged women who feel that their attitude towards themselves and others has changed recently? Do you over-react in quite normal situations and then feel you …

Soy And Phytoestrogens During Menopause

Everything you need to know about soy and phytoestrogens during menopause. With references to help you make better decision when going for soy products.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause More Facts

There are a number of different approaches to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) during menopause. For the most part, conventional physicians use conjugated estrogens (these are non-human and chemically modified estrogens) …

Acid Reflux and Menopause: Everything You Need To Know

This article explains the relationship of menopause with GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) to women of all ages. For generations women approached menopause and acid reflux with lack of knowledge about …

Dry Itchy Skin & Menopause What You Need To Know

Aside from the infamous hot flashes and night sweats, an equally important symptom that women have to endure during menopause is dry and itchy skin. Many women ask why “is …

Menopause Symptom Groups or Types Part 2: Estrogen Deficiency

In Part 1, Estrogen Dominance, we talked about the idea that it was not simply that there was too much estrogen around in this type of menopause, we said that …

Menopause Symptom Groups or Types Part 1: Estrogen Dominance

Menopause can be classified into as many as twelve different types. This classification is based on the levels of estrogen, progesterone and testosterone—yes, women have testosterone, although at lower levels …

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Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

The term “bioidentical” is a bit misleading because many think that it indicates entirely natural human hormones. Bioidentical hormones are chemically identical to human hormones but they are synthesized from …

Adrenal Fatigue and Menopause: Nutritional and Other Treatments

In another article, we described Adrenal Fatigue and how it can affect women during menopause. Here we will go into some safe and natural approaches that can help you and …

What You Need to Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy

(Part 1, General Considerations) The complex changes which take place during menopause often involve multiple of the body’s most important hormones. Corrective therapy, referred to as Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), …

Alternative Menopause Therapy vs. HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

Medically speaking, menopause is characterized by an absence of a woman’s menstrual cycle for a period of twelve months. Menopause is the time in a female’s life when the ovaries …

Menopause Symptoms And Nutrition

For many years, many doctors and healthcare professionals dismissed the concept that nutrition can have an impact on menopause. Part of the reason may be that physicians and other healthcare …

Menopause Relief Options

More Herbs for Menopause Relief

We have covered about herbs in other articles and this one will go over some other ones that you should know about. We have extensive articles on each of these …

Herbs for Menopause: Black Cohosh Known As Cimicifuga Racemosa

Black cohosh is a member of the buttercup family and has been used for centuries by Native Americans to treat menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, mood changes, night sweats …

Isoflavones for Menopause Relief – What You Need To Know

One advantage of soy isoflavones over other herbal medicines is that because of their popularity of use, the soy isoflavones genistein and daidzein have had more scientific studies conducted on them for safety and efficacy than most other herbal preparations for menopause.

Why Your Menopause Does Not Have to be Like Your Mom’s

Many of us grew up hearing about the terrible experiences a grandmother, aunt and eventually our moms experienced with menopause. Between weight gain, decreased sex drive and quick growth of …

Why Hormone Replacement Therapy May Not Be Right

Menopause could easily be one of the most challenging experiences that any woman may ever experience. Second only to the changes of motherhood, there are many variables that should be …

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Menopause and Belly Fat – Everything You Need to Know

One unwanted gift that ageing awards most of the women in midlife is belly fat. Besides the total weight gain, fat accumulation around the waist is another annoying problem that …

Heart Disease and Menopause. Are you at risk?

Menopause, remember, IS NOT a disease. But, the changes your body is going through can put you at a higher risk for certain diseases. Heart disease or more broadly, cardiovascular …

Can Menopause Cause A Divorce?

It is a common perception that divorce, especially when it occurs in middle age is initiated by a male partner. However, according to latest statistics, more than 60% or total …

Menopause and Acne: Everything You Need To Know

Unfortunately, the menace of acne is not confined to the hormonally turbulent years of adolescence. Many women in their forties and fifties are disturbed to discover a sprinkling of facial …

Depression & Menopause Connected?

Depression is a very real and very common symptom of menopause, in fact women in menopause are three times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than the general population.

Frequently Asked Questions

Brain Fog and Menopause – Everything You Need to Know

It is quite usual for most of the women in middle age to report forgetfulness, memory declines, deficient vocabulary and concentration difficulties. If this fact seems to relate to you, then …

More Menopause Questions

It’s been a busy week for us, we received a lot of questions regarding menopause. While we have answered a dozen of them already in other posts, this one will …

Can Red Clover Help With Signs & Symptoms of Menopause?

Learn About Side-effects, benefits, dosage and everything else you need to know about use of red clover to help with menopause signs and symptoms.

The Synchrony Between Menopause And HIV

There is indeed increasing number of evidences to suggest for a possible link up between HIV infection and menopause. So, if you were wondering about this unholy nexus then yes …

Menopause Facts That You Didn’t Know About

There are many important facts about menopause which do not receive as much press coverage as they deserve. The first happens to do with the actual term menopause.