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menopause myths busted

Menopause Myths Busted

MYTH: Menopause is the end of a woman’s sex life FACT: Women can and do have active sex lives after menopause From hormonal imbalance to stressful life events, many factors influence a woman’s libido at any given moment. However, the changes that occur (…)

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How to Talk to Your Family about the Menopause Transition

Talking to Your Partner Menopause symptoms often have numerous physical and emotional effects. Your partner may feel left in the dark if they don’t know much about what menopause entails. Since vaginal dryness and loss libido can have a significant on your relationship, (…)

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Kegel Exercises and Macafem for Low Libido and Vaginal Dryness

What Causes Vaginal Dryness and Loss of Libido? Balanced hormone levels are essential for reproductive health. During the menopause transition, however, levels of estrogen and other essential hormones fluctuate drastically. Low estrogen has a negative impact on the lining of the vagina, and (…)

5 signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance

5 Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance

1. Changes in Menstrual Cycle Since the menstrual cycle is regulated chiefly by hormones, changes in hormone levels usually manifest first as irregular periods. This includes anything that differs from a woman’s normal cycle, such as:  Shorter or longer cycles Heavier bleeding Spotting (…)

maintaining peace of mind during menopause

Maintaining Peace of Mind during Menopause

Staying Active Regular exercise is integral to a healthy body and mind. There are so many activities to choose from, such as: Dancing. Getting your groove on is a highly-adaptable activity with the added bonus of music, which can uplift mood and take (…)

exercise secret weapon against menopause symptoms

Exercise: The Secret Weapon Against Menopause Symptoms

How Exercise Helps Exercise has been shown to help relieve many symptoms of menopause and aging, including: Sleep problems Mood swings Weight gain Depression Osteoporosis Aerobic exercise has many known benefits – burning calories, making the heart stronger, and reducing cholesterol, to name (…)

macafem perimenopause all about symptoms

Macafem and Perimenopause: All about the Symptoms

When Does Perimenopause Happen? In the U.S., the average age at which women complete the menopause transition is 51 years old. This is by no means a hard-and-fast rule, though, especially given the highly variable length of perimenopause. Most women enter perimenopause in (…)

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