8 Common Menopause Myths

Menopause MythsMenopause Myths include that fact that many people think that hot flashes are the first sign of menopause.

Is this true or is it a myth?

While it is true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women do not experience any hot flashes as they go through menopause.

There are other menopause myths that circulate in the mainstream media and as folklore. Continue reading "8 Common Menopause Myths"

10 Foods That Help Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes Audio

This audio discusses 10 foods that have proven to help diminish the effects of menopausal hot flashes.

This is an important topic because hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause with almost 80% of women being affected.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition released a study that indicates that mostly minor changes to your diet can bring relief. The study covered 9 years and concluded that a woman’s likelihood of experiencing hot flashes dropped by 20 percent when their diets included the foods talked about in this audio.


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Menopause Symptoms (Checklist)

How do you know you’re in menopause?

What kinds of menopause symptoms indicate that you are entering this stage of your life?

When is the time to consider hormone replacement therapy or alternative remedies for menopausal symptoms?

These are questions many women begin to ask themselves around the age of 40-50.

Here is a checklist of menopausal symptoms that might help you identify that you are at least premenopausal and should start trying to change your lifestyle in order to better cope with menopausal signs and symptoms: Continue reading "Menopause Symptoms (Checklist)"

Natural Remedies For Menopause Symptoms (Checklist)

This ckecklist lists the most common symptoms of menopause and some natural remedies that might help you Get YOUR Life Back.

HOT FLASHES
□ Wear lightweight breathable clothing
□ Layer clothing to be able to remove clothing as needed
□ Keep ice water on hand to cool off during hot flashes
□ Breathable fabric bedsheets and sleepwear like cotton and rayon to keep you cool at night Continue reading "Natural Remedies For Menopause Symptoms (Checklist)"

30 Questions To Ask Your Doctor When Going Through Menopause (Worksheet)

Menopause can be a confusing time, with many changes going through your body and mind. You are bound to have many questions for your doctor—questions that come up as you go through the process.

Here are some questions you might have for your doctor, with Probable Answers to help you get an idea of what your doctor might say: Continue reading "30 Questions To Ask Your Doctor When Going Through Menopause (Worksheet)"

Healthy Weight Management After Menopause

Postmenopausal women need to practice healthy weight management to keep a normal body mass index because they are at a greater risk for diabetes and heart disease after menopause in part due to the loss of estrogen and progesterone hormones.

This is especially true in a woman who has a family history of heart disease, including heart attacks, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Continue reading "Healthy Weight Management After Menopause"