Menopause and Insomnia

Anti Aging, Depression, Hot Flashes, Menopause, Mood Swings, Womens Health
Menopause and Insomnia Menopause is a natural part of aging for women. However, that doesn’t mean it’s an easy process. In fact, it’s often anything but. Women going through menopause often describe the experience as a roller coaster of emotions, physical changes, and sleep issues that disrupt their daily life. What is menopause? Technically, a woman has officially entered menopause once she has gone 12 months without a menstrual cycle. Before menopause occurs, women go through a 3 to 10 year period that’s known as perimenopause. Perimenopausal symptoms can start in the mid 40s and continue through the early 50s. During perimenopause, women experience a wide range of symptoms including: Irregular periods Mood swings Hot flashes Insomnia Increased anxiety and depression Reduced sex drive Vaginal dryness and overall dryer skin…
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8 Common Menopause Myths

Depression, Fatigue, Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Myths, Night Sweats, Weight gain
Menopause Myths include that fact that many people think that hot flashes are the first sign of menopause. Is this true or is it a myth? While it is true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women do not experience any hot flashes as they go through menopause. There are other menopause myths that circulate in the mainstream media and as folklore. What are some common menopause myths many people believe? Menopause always begins at 50. This is a myth. While the average age of menopause is 51 years of age, a woman can go through menopause as early as in her 30's or as late as the early 60's. Menopause occurs when a woman stops having menstrual periods for 12 consecutive months. Symptoms of menopause…
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10 Foods That Help Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes Audio

Hot Flashes, Nutrition
This audio discusses 10 foods that have proven to help diminish the effects of menopausal hot flashes. This is an important topic because hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause with almost 80% of women being affected. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition released a study that indicates that mostly minor changes to your diet can bring relief. The study covered 9 years and concluded that a woman’s likelihood of experiencing hot flashes dropped by 20 percent when their diets included the foods talked about in this audio. [audio mp3="http://livingwithmenopause.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FoodsVideoVoiceoveredit.mp3"][/audio] Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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10 Foods That Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes, Menopause, Nutrition, Womens Health
Menopausal hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause, affecting almost 80% of women. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that simple changes to your diet can bring relief. The study spanned nine years and researchers found that a woman’s likelihood of experiencing hot flashes dropped by 20% when they included these foods in their diets. Eggs are high in vitamin B, which plays an important role in adrenal gland function to stabilize estrogen and progesterone balance to reduce hot flashes. Eating at least one clove of garlic per day, either raw or cooked, can help balance your hormones and prevent menopausal hot flashes due to their high content of phytoestrogens, a plant-based hormone that mimics natural estrogen in the body. Like garlic, strawberries…
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