Night sweats and hot flashes are the most common complaint from women going through menopause. As many as 80% of menopausal women find themselves suffering from these annoying and sometimes life altering side effects.
Until recently the most common treatment for this side effect was hormonal replacement therapy (HRT). A series of recent studies have suggested that this treatment option can have many side effects that most women would prefer to avoid if at all possible. Continue reading "Treating Night Sweats Using Hypnosis"
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)"