Women going through menopause experience fluctuating hormones that can cause a wide range of symptoms with differing levels of severity among sufferers. When women begin looking for ways that may be able to help alleviate menopausal symptoms many start looking for a medication that can help balance the hormones and reduce the symptoms.
Menopause 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"
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)"
Fluctuating hormones are the source of menopause related mood swings and other emotional turmoil seen in perimenopause and menopause and include severe changes in mood, feelings of sadness or tearfulness, irritability, aggressiveness, anxiety and fatigue.
Some women also experience problems concentrating, lack of motivation and increased tension. Continue reading "Menopause Related Mood Swings"