Menopause: Medical Research, Information, News, Tips & More

Menopause And Sleep Problems: Are They Connected?
Mar25

Menopause And Sleep Problems: Are They Connected?

About Menopause The National Sleep Foundation puts statistics at 61% of menopausal women who have trouble sleeping. It is not unusual that a menopausal woman will keep tossing and turning in bed. Menopause is the period in a woman’s life when she goes for twelve months without having her periods. This is occasioned by the decline in the levels of estrogen and progesterone hormones secreted by the ovaries. This is a normal part...

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Early Menopause: What It Says About Your Health?
Mar21

Early Menopause: What It Says About Your Health?

Menopause is a transition period in a woman’s life when she goes for 12 straight months without having her periods. And while some women have a pleasant time during menopause, other women find this period quite challenging; the hot flashes, night sweats, osteoporosis and anxiety among others. All these make menopause such a scary period for some. The average age for experiencing menopause has been found to be 51 years of age. But...

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Symptoms of Menopause
Feb03

Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause is a natural transition process that marks the difference between a productive and non-productive life. The menstrual period comes to an end and women are considered to be past menopause after a year without periods. Commonly, it occurs between the ages of 45 and 55. However, some women start experiencing symptoms of menopause at 35 years. Once you become familiar with the symptoms, you can easily manage them while sharing...

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What Is Menopause?
Jan31

What Is Menopause?

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her menstrual period...

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What Is The Average Age Of Menopause?
Jan29

What Is The Average Age Of Menopause?

Menopause is not a period of time; menopause is a point in time. Menopause is the point when a woman has had no menstrual cycles for a full 12 months, or one year. Perimenopause, the period leading up to menopause, and postmenopause, are periods of time; perimenopause can last from as little as a few months or for years. Postmenopause is the period beginning after your periods have ceased for one full year, and it lasts the rest of...

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Long Term Menopause Health Problems
Jan16

Long Term Menopause Health Problems

Menopause is that period when a woman’s menstrual period comes to a halt completely. The periods may stop for a while and then begin once again, therefore a woman is considered to have been through menopause after going for a year without periods. Due to hormonal changes during menopause there are some long-term menopause problems that may occur, and include: Bone Damage Several changes occur during menopause, such as an...

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8 Treatments of Menopause
Jan07

8 Treatments of Menopause

Menopause is a must arriving phase in every woman’s life. It is that stage which brings along a hell lot of discomfort in a woman’s life and makes situations even worse for her. But dealing with menopause in a right and though about ways, helps to kick off all the menopausal issues. For this it is utmost important to understand your body and its toleration limits of various herbal and other substances. Getting the right...

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The Risks of Hormone Therapy
Jan04

The Risks of Hormone Therapy

HRT or in other words Hormone Replacement therapy is considered safe and effective by many women, for the treatment of menopause, without having an idea of what risks are exactly associated with it. For years it HRT was opted as an option for menopause treatment, and is still opted by women but the percentage of women opting for this treatment has gone down. For years HRT was assumed to cut down the risk of heart disease, but...

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7 Severe Symptoms of Menopause Every Women Should Know!
Dec25

7 Severe Symptoms of Menopause Every Women Should Know!

Menopause indicates the end of the reproductive phase of a woman. It is easily associated with physiological changes, most especially with the end of her menstrual cycle but, this phase is also marked by emotional and psychological changes that challenge a woman’s health and well-being. The years leading up to menopause or, perimenopause, are characterized by the sharp, irregular rises and dips in estrogen levels. Estrogen is...

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Changes In Woman During Menopause
Dec20

Changes In Woman During Menopause

Depletion of ovaries in a woman causes menopause. As the body continues to age, it also cuts down production of hormones it requires in an effort to maintain a regular menstrual cycle. A woman is thus considered to have reached menopause if she doesn’t experience monthly periods for a consecutive period of 12 months. Menopause usually happens when a woman is between 45 and 55 years old. However, it can occur as early as in the...

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