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Soy Ineffective in Reducing Menopausal Symptoms

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The onset of menopause can cause numerous uncomfortable symptoms for women. Finding a solution for these symptoms was the focus of a recent study led by researchers at the University of California, Davis. This study concentrated on the relationship between the consumption of soy products and a reduction in hot flashes and night sweats. Soy and Menopause The researchers who conducted the study...

Skin Changes Observed During Menopause

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If you remember as far back as being a teenager then you might recall some of the symptoms of adolescence and in particular one of the major problems – your skin. What will have caused your excessively oily or embarrassingly dry skin at that age was the cocktail of hormones that comes with the territory of growing older. Thus it of course only stands to reason that you would suffer a similar...

What to Expect During the Menopause

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We have all heard the horror stories; the night sweats, the treacherous mood swings, the hot flashes. One has to wonder, just what did we women do to deserve all of this punishment? Isn’t it bad enough that we have to suffer our monthly “friend?” By the way, whoever nicknamed menstruation our “friend” was clearly an idiot, or male. But, I digress. The question of the day...

Is Menopause Reversal Possible?

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Menopause is something that most women dread. It seems to be a milestone that they reach in which they feel they have finally gone over the hill and become old. There is no specific age in which this happens to each woman but for the most part the process usually begins right at around the age of 40 to 45. There are also some women who may experience menopause as early as 35 due to some kind of...

How Do I Know When I'm Done With Menopause?

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Menopause is a process in women that marks the end of fertility and of the menstrual cycle. In this sense it can be thought of as almost the ‘opposite’ of puberty, and just like puberty if can be a difficult time causing hormone imbalances, hot flushes, headache, high heart rate and the development of (yet more) hair. The beginning of the menopause is signaled when a woman’s...

Treatments for Perimenopausal Women

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Symptoms and signs of perimenopause can be strong enough that they interfere with the life of many women. When this is the case, a hormone treatment may provide some relief. This usually takes form of as either birth control pills or HRT (hormone-replacement therapy). As long as someone is clearly still ovulating while having perimenopause, doctors will give birth control pills. Those who are...

How to Lose Weight During Menopause

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While menopause and weight gain are not seen as a good pairing, weight gain often accompanies this condition. In fact, weight gain is a common symptom associated with menopause. As much as you would hate to hear this, you should know that one can put on weight up to 20lbs during this period. Don’t be alarmed if you put on more than 20lbs as in some cases hormone changes can result into drastic...

Perimenopause Weight Gain – Why and What to Do

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Weight gain is one amongst the many dominant symptoms associated with perimenopause. Reports suggest that most women tend to gain weight during this period. As such, there are several factors held responsible for such unruly weight gain during perimenopause. Perimenopause is mostly experienced by women in their late 40s and 50s. Women in this age group usually lead a sedentary lifestyle, which...

What Is Pre-Menopause? – The Signs and Symptoms That Come With It

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Pre-menopause is a part of the natural aging process experienced by all women’s out there. This is a phase which is embarked by the end of the fertile years of a women’s life. Most people claim that it’s the nature way of communicating with the women that she needs to focus on her own body, after devoting several years of her life for caretaking her child and other family members. While some...

Do Menopause Symptoms Last Forever?

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Besides being confused over menopause symptoms, most people often wonder if the symptoms associated with the condition will last forever. We all know that menopause is a natural process, which every woman undergoes at some stage of their life. However, dealing with menopause symptom is not easy for everyone out there. In most cases, the symptoms do not last forever, but they do vary a lot in...

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