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Notes from a Doctor: The Tides of Menopause/Hot Flashes

A hot wave covering the face and upper half of the body, excessive sweating, and rapid heartbeat are familiar to four our of five women who celebrate their half-century anniversary. These hot flashes are a condition provoked by hormonal adjustments of the female body.… Continue Reading “Notes from a Doctor: The Tides of Menopause/Hot Flashes”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 4 Ways I Reduced My Menopausal Symptoms

After my February period, I decided to stop using the progesterone cream altogether. Instead, I began listening to many of the suggestions I’d been reading and had been offered by people in the health and wellness field: #1: Stop Having a Smoothie Every Morning.… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 4 Ways I Reduced My Menopausal Symptoms”

What is Perimenopause?

There are different definitions of perimenopause, but all of them are usually the same in the opinion that perimenopause begins at the time of irregular periods—due to the deterioration of ovarian function—and ends a year after the last menstruation. Every woman has perimenopause, and… Continue Reading “What is Perimenopause?”

HRT Helped My Menopausal Symptoms

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is something that people have quite strong views about. You’re either for it, against it, or can’t take it due to other health conditions. I’m not going to tell anyone whether they should take it or not, but I’d like… Continue Reading “HRT Helped My Menopausal Symptoms”

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