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difficulty concentrating and menopause the connection

Difficulty Concentrating and Menopause: The Connection

Why do I Have Difficulty Concentrating during Menopause? Experiencing difficulty concentrating and brain fog may hit women when they least expect it, including when trying to focus on a daily task, meeting deadlines at work, or remembering an important event. While understandably debilitating, (…)

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Menopause Anxiety and Stress

So, Why Do I Feel Anxious during Menopause? ­Let’s start by making a distinction between feelings of anxiousness and anxiety disorder because not all menopausal women experiencing anxiety will be diagnosed with an actual disorder. ­Feeling anxious is a normal part of every (…)

Frequently asked questions about PMS

Frequently asked questions about PMS

1. What are the Symptoms of PMS? PMS causes a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms, including menstrual cramps, digestive problems, breast tenderness, mood swings, irritability, and joint pain. Some women also experience social withdrawal, appetite changes, and trouble sleeping, among others. (…)

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Cold Hands and Feet during Menopause Explained

Digging Deep to Find Out Why The underlying cause of cold hands and feet in middle-aged women is mainly attributed to three causes. During perimenopause, drastic hormonal fluctuations ensue as women’s ovarian reserve is reaching complete depletion. In general, estrogen contributes to the (…)

how to stop weight gain during menopause

How to Stop Weight Gain during Menopause

Change your eating habits When it comes to dieting, all middle-aged women have heard about the typical advice: smaller portion sizes, proper hydration, and a balanced plate. However, a little-known secret that could help take your dieting for weight loss during menopause to (…)

Beat Bloating during PMS with Macafem

Beat Bloating during PMS with Macafem

Why Does PMS Lead to Bloating? The drastic hormonal fluctuations that take place in the days leading up to menstruation can cause women to experience premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms, including bloating. These variations can cause the body to retain water, leading to weight (…)

dietary changes for digestive problems during menopause

Dietary Changes for Digestive Problems during Menopause

Up your fiber intake In general, fiber is what normalizes bowel movements for optimal gastrointestinal functioning. It also lowers the risk of hemorrhoids and high cholesterol, controls blood sugar levels, and aids in achieving a healthy weight. Find soluble and insoluble fiber in (…)

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Irregular Heartbeat and Menopause: What You Need to Know

What Causes Irregular Heartbeat during Menopause? The drastic hormonal fluctuations that occur during menopause, especially those of estrogen, can provoke a variety of symptoms in women, from irregular heartbeats and hot flashes to mood swings, vaginal dryness, and more. With this being said, (…)

best tips to manage dry itchy skin

Best Tips to Manage Dry, Itchy Skin

Change showering habits After a long, stressful day, there is – arguably – nothing better than stepping into a nice, hot bubble bath to soak your worries away. However, women suffering from dry, itchy skin are advised to use temperate water and to (…)