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menstruation and exercise

Menstruation and Exercise

Is It Okay to Exercise While on a Period? Women commonly wonder if they can exercise on their periods. The answer is a definite yes, as long as they feel up for it. Choosing reliable menstrual products is a secret to ultimate comfort (…)

Macafem best tips to reduce hot flashes this summer

Best Tips to Reduce Hot Flashes This Summer

Replenish the Water Lost Staying well hydrated is one of the best strategies against hot flashes. Both summer temperatures and hot flashes make the body sweat more. If that water lost through sweat is not promptly replenished, it can lead to dehydration, which (…)

Lifestyle Changes to Boost Fertility Alongside Macafem

Lifestyle Changes to Boost Fertility Alongside Macafem

Start Tracking Your Periods Before you jump to making any lifestyle changes to boost fertility, the first habit to develop is tracking your periods. Since women are only fertile on ovulation and a few days that precede it, understanding your menstrual patterns will (…)

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, (…)

macafem stress and anxiety

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. (…)

macafem cold hands and feet during menopause

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 (…)