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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30 Menopause Questions

Menopause, Womens Health
Menopause can be a confusing time, with many changes going through your body and mind. You are bound to have many menopause questions for your doctor that come up as you go through the process. Here are some menopause questions you might have for your doctor, with Probable Answers to help you get an idea of what your doctor might say. The answers to all menopause questions might not be relevant for all women: 1. What do I do about all of these hot flashes? Probable Answer: Hot flashes are common throughout the menopausal period. You can take hormone replacement therapy if the hot flashes are severe. There are also herbal remedies such as black cohosh that may reduce the incidence of hot flashes. If you do not want to…
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10 Ways Spouses Can Support Menopausal Women

Menopause, Mood Swings, Womens Health
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. You may need to be more patient with your spouse as she goes through menopause when it comes to sex, as she might be experiencing a decrease in libido and vaginal dryness that…
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Myths About Menopause

Menopause, Myths, Womens Health
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. Weight gain always happens in menopause is another of the myths about menopause. The fact is that menopause related weight gain is complicated and while some women will gain…
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Menopause Related Mood Swings

Menopause, Mood Swings, Womens Health
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. Will this ever end? If menopause related mood swings and emotional turmoil are ruining your life, there are lifestyle changes and medications that can help. Dealing with stress and doing anything you can to have as little stress in your life as possible can really help. A healthy diet can not only improve mood and balance hormones, but can also help with menopause related weight gain. The same goes for aerobic exercise, like brisk walking, running, cycling or any activity that elevates the…
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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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Menopause Management for Diabetics

Diabetes, Menopause, Video, Womens Health
The below video by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals has an in depth discussion about the management of menopause symptoms and sexual health considerations in women with diabetes. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Videos Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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