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Awkward Menopause Questions Answered

95513818Menopause can be a scary and confusing time with all of the changes that happen to your body because of fluctuation hormones.  While you may be embarrassed to talk to your health care professional about awkward questions that you many have about your body during menopause, it is essential that you talk about your questions and concerns in … Read More

Early Menopause – Not All About Aging

Early menopause pertains to the cessation of the menstrual cycle and associated reproductive hormones before the age of 40 years old.  Menopause generally occurs at an average age of 51 years old, with some women experiencing menopause during their late 40s, whereas other enter menopause in the early 50s.

The cessation of the occurrence of menstrual cycles is … Read More

Male Menopause is No Joke

infertilityPeople joke about men having a mid-life crisis and going through menopause like women do, but it is no joke; male menopause is real. Doctors usually refer to it as androgen or testosterone decline.

Male menopause occurs when the hormone testosterone declines with aging. It can also happen in conjunction with certain diseases like diabetes. The symptoms associated … Read More

Menopause and Hot Flashes

MenopauseIf you’re a middle-aged woman, going through menopause, you may have experienced the “dreaded” hot flash. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of warmth, usually felt in the face, neck and chest. These areas may turn red and you may sweat profusely which may result in a chill. Hot flashes can be caused by a number … Read More

Menopause and Weight Gain

menopauseAlmost all women going through menopause experience symptoms, and likely one of the most un -nerving symptom is some form of weight gain. These added pounds can also pack on a variety of health concerns that put a woman at risk of developing a variety of other conditions.

Weight gain is a common aspect of getting older, … Read More

Do women hold the secret to long life and good health?

why-women-live-longer-than-menI’m aiming to live to 100 – but a 100 quality years where I’m still able to move around and get on my bike, read good books and enjoy great food that doesn’t need to be pureed for spoon-feeding. The wonders of modern medicine aside, there’s a good chance I will be an able-bodied centenarian. That’s because I’m … Read More

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