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New to Menopause?

About the Stages of Menopause Perimenopause Perimenopause – commonly and mistakenly referred to as menopause – is the first stage in the menopausal transition and is the time leading up to the last period. It usually starts in a woman’s mid to late (…)

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Menopause and Joint Pain: The Connection

Why Do My Joints Hurt? Research has linked estrogen to the health of joints and joint tissues since its absence during postmenopause years leads to a higher presence of osteoarthritis. Menopause is a time characterized by drastic hormonal fluctuations of estrogen and another (…)

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Fight Postmenopause Symptoms with Macafem

Optimizing your diet Because postmenopausal women are at a greater risk of heart disease, they are encouraged to alter their diet to focus more on low-fat, low-sugar, low-salt options. This will reduce the risk of heart attacks and atherosclerosis, a deadly artery-clogging condition. (…)

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Menopause Myths

Myth #1: Your sex life will end. Estrogen is a woman’s best friend in regards to keeping her nether regions properly lubricated throughout her reproductive years. Accordingly, when an estrogen levels fall, vaginal atrophy occurs, during which the vaginal walls become thinner, dryer, (…)

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Unusual Menopause Symptoms

Unusual Menopause Symptoms The following unusual menopause symptoms are not scientifically investigated as often and frequently wrongly attributed to causes other than hormonal imbalance. Nevertheless, these symptoms can still cause enough discomfort to disrupt your everyday activities and sleep. Tingling Extremities Tingling extremities, (…)

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Facts to Know During Menopause Awareness Month

1. Menopause Is a Natural Transition All Women Experience Plain and simple, menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life and does not signify that there is something “wrong with her.” Menopause cannot be prevented, and the process itself is not a (…)

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Menopause Test: Are You Approaching Menopause?

Symptoms to Look Out For Most common symptoms that pop up around this time include hot flashes, night sweats, irregular periods, and mood swings. Other menopause symptoms include weight gain, insomnia, vaginal dryness, loss of skin elasticity, joint pain, low libido, difficulty concentrating, (…)

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3 Facts about Macafem You Must Know: Spread the Word!

Macafem is allergen free Did you know that Macafem does not contain any common allergens? That’s right. This hormone-regulating supplement is free of lactose, gluten, soy, and yeast. It also does not contain preservatives; solvents; or artificial colors and flavors. Macafem’s main ingredient (…)

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Menopause and Dry Itchy Skin

Why Is My Skin Dry and Itchy? Low estrogen levels from the cessation of ovarian production causes accelerated aging of the skin due to depletion in collagen levels and elasticity. Collagen content is believed to decrease by up to a third in the (…)

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Top 4 Strategies to Find Relief for Muscle Tension

Exercise and Stretch Women suffering from muscle tension should choose exercises that do not put a strain on muscles, such as swimming, walking, or tai chi. The general recommendation is to get at least 30 minutes of daily exercise five times a week, (…)