Menopause A Guide for Every Woman by Beverley Lawton A clear, no-nonsense approach to menopause by an expert in the field. Menopause is a 'hot' topic for many women today. Older women make up a great and growing proportion of the population. With modern obstetrics, medicines and good public health, women are living far longer. This means that managing menopause and its sometimes difficult associated symptoms is extremely important as women strive to live a quality life. The author is a director of the Wellington Menopause Clinic and a senior research fellow in women's health at the Wellington School of Medicine and her book covers: Changes at menopause; Treating symptoms without HRT; The role of HRT; You want to try HRT - what next? Getting fatter, getting thinner; Sexuality and…
Menopause Confidential - A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife - by Tara Allmen An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field. The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable—and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life—from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhattan gynecologist Dr. Tara Allmen, an experienced, nationally board-certified menopause practitioner and the recipient of the 2015 Doctor’s Choice National Award for Obstetrics & Gynecology, shares her knowledge to help women be their happiest and healthiest, and turn…
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. (more…)
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.
Menopause can be a confusing time, with many changes going through your body and mind. You are bound to have many questions for your doctor—questions that come up as you go through the process. Here are some questions you might have for your doctor, with Probable Answers to help you get an idea of what your doctor might say: (more…)
Menopausal women often feel as though they are alone in their plight and as a spouse, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to help. Of course, there is! In fact, there are 10 THINGS YOU CAN DO to help the woman in your life. During this period of their lives menopausal women often have difficulty with warm or stuffy rooms because of a miserable symptom known as hot flashes, so let her set the temperature of the thermostat in your home to allow for her maximum comfort during this very uncomfortable symptom. (more…)
There are many myths about menopause that sometimes aggravate the fear and stress women feel as they approach this time in their lives. Let’s review the most common menopause myths and blast them with real facts. Menopause always begins at 50 is a myth, the truth is that a woman can go through menopause as early as in her 30s or as late as in the 60s. Symptoms can occur many years prior to the cessation of periods so that things like fatigue, mood swings, irritability, hot flashes, night sweats and weight gain can happen while you are still having periods. (more…)
Fluctuating hormones are the source of menopause related mood swings and other emotional turmoil seen in perimenopause and menopause and include severe changes in mood, feelings of sadness or tearfulness, irritability, aggressiveness, anxiety and fatigue. Some women also experience problems concentrating, lack of motivation and increased tension. (more…)
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. (more…)
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