Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones
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Can menopause symptoms be safely comforted with bioidentical hormones?

Recent research suggests that menopause can be treated with bioidentical hormones, a natural replacement for a woman`s body, with no reported side effects.

In the past, menopause has been treated like a disease – primarily with Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT (including Premarin, which is made from pregnant mares urine, Prempro and Provera), which meant ingesting synthetic chemicals on a regular basis. Now we know that these drugs are causing the very problems they were supposed to be preventing including breast cancer and heart attacks. Continue reading “Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones”

Perimenopause,Menopause and Anger

anger and the menopause
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During Perimenopause, in the transitional period before menopause, women experience a number of emotional problems and mood swings, including anger, in addition to physical changes. According to experts, perimenopause does not cause anger and other mood swings, but fluctuations in hormone production during perimenopause trigger anger, depression and other mood swings that are already pre-existing. Continue reading “Perimenopause,Menopause and Anger”

First Symptoms Of Menopause

Normally, women experience the first symptoms of menopause during their late thirties and early forties. Menopause is a natural occurrence and a gradual transition occurring in every woman. Menopause is not any disease or illness but a total cessation of menstrual cycles for twelve months or more. Some women experience first symptoms of menopause earlier than other women do. Continue reading “First Symptoms Of Menopause”

Everything Midlife Women Would Like to Know about Sleep (if they werent too tired to ask)

Everything Midlife Women Would Like to Know about Sleep
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A good nights sleep may be elusive once women reach their 40s and beyond. Fluctuating hormone levels, a mind that doesn’t turn off when you turn in, and getting up to use the bathroom all contribute to sleepless nights and yawn-filled days. If you’re tired of counting sheep when you should be snoozing, the following answers to sleep questions can help: Continue reading “Everything Midlife Women Would Like to Know about Sleep (if they werent too tired to ask)”

Hops – a natural way to help with the menopause

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Whilst it may seem strange to think of beer as a natural menopause treatment, there is actually credible scientific research to support it. The key feature of beer in relation to menopause is the presence of phytoestrogens.  Continue reading “Hops – a natural way to help with the menopause”