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Premature Menopause

Pre mature menopause is defined as menopause that occurs before the age of forty. Often, the cause of pre mature menopause, also known as early ovarian failure, cannot be determined. On the other hand, factors that may play a role are heredity, stress, heavy smoking,...

Dealing with Post Menopause Problems

By Rebecca Prescott The term post-menopausal sometimes needs a little clarification. It is usually applied to women who have completed the menopause, meaning they have not had a period for over twelve months. This can be due to a natural menopause, or a surgery...

The Basics of Peri Menopause

By Nathalie Fiset Menopause signals the end of a woman’s childbearing days. It is marked by the end of a woman’s monthly period. This is primarily because of the ovaries’ inability to produce eggs. Contrary to popular notion, women do not have a...

Menopause and Night Sweats

By Nathalie Fiset Night sweats are common during pre menopause and menopause. They are characterized by a sudden rise on the overall body temperature and a general feeling of discomfort. There are many solutions to menopause night sweats, most of them being natural....

Mood Swings & Menopause Can be Caused by Fluctuations in Serotonin

Menopause can bring on mood swings that make you not recognize yourself. You know, where the slightest request from your husband can cause you to go off. Or perhaps the cries of your child for a new Playstation game makes you lose it.  For me, I would be standing in a...

Menopause and Memory Loss

Last week I did it again-made a trip to deposit a check at our local bank only to discover once I got there, that my check was nowhere to be found. Hadn’t I tucked it inside one of the pockets of my purse? I ransacked my clutch bag, emptying every pocket onto...

CPR for Lackluster Libidos in Midlife

by Carol Weeg Some women in midlife have a kind of sexual flowering, enjoying sex more than ever before. Other women have the opposite experience: they feel like they’re shutting down sexually. These are the women who report that, though they love their partners...

Joint Pain During Menopause Requires Your Attention

Many women experience menopausal joint pain symptoms. Medical experts have researched the connection between hormonal changes and this kind of pain. Some women experience joint and muscle pain, mouth discomfort, headaches and some even report heart palpitations....

What Happens in Menopause?

When does the menopause occur? The menopause usually happens between the ages of 45 and 55 years. Some women do start before that. If you haven’t had children, for example, you might well start earlier. A good indicator of when you’re likely to start is to...

Loss of Estrogen Can Cause Menopause and Its Symptoms

As we age, is the loss of estrogens what causes the onset of peri-menopause and finally, menopause? For women, menopause is a direct result of the loss of estrogens in the female anatomy. The medical circles, is a group of female hormones produced in the ovaries....