Menopause – What You Need to Know

, ,

There are few things in life that are unavoidable, and for women, one of those is menopause. Menopause occurs when women stop menstruating and their estrogen levels drop significantly. Because of this change in hormone levels, women often find that they suffer from unwanted and uncomfortable symptoms. Treatments for menopause are customized for each woman … Read More

Hormones and Women’s Health

, ,

If you are a woman, you are most likely very aware of the effect of hormones on your daily life.  This is especially the case during certain times of the month (ovulation and menstruation), puberty, pregnancy and Menopause.  However, do you really understand the role of hormones in your health?  If not, read on to … Read More

The Role of Fish Oil in Women’s Health

, ,

Fish Oil supplements have been in the news a lot lately and chances are, you have heard of their tremendous health benefits. This is because fish oil supplements contain Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA).  Studies have shown that getting an adequate intake of Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce joint pain, stress and your … Read More

Treatments For Heavy Menstrual Periods

, ,

I was on a girls’ weekend recently and we were all complaining about the hassle of heaving menstrual bleeding. All of us are in our forties and have not yet entered Menopause.  Interestingly enough, five out of the eight of us reported that our menstrual periods are now much heavier than they were when we … Read More

Excessive Menstrual Bleeding

, ,

Are you finished with childbearing and still putting up with excessive/heavy or irregular menstrual bleeding?  If you are in your late thirties to mid forties and have noticed that your menstrual periods are getting heavier, longer, more irregular or more painful, you are not alone.  Many women in their late thirties to mid forties experience … Read More

Sleep and Female Hormones

, ,

If you are a woman over the age of forty and you are having trouble getting to sleep at night or staying asleep you are not alone.  Many women in their late thirties and early forties experience sleep problems due to declining hormone levels and other hormonal changes that are a natural part of the … Read More

Hot Flashes

, ,

If you wake up in the middle of the night soaked in perspiration and experience an intense flushing sensation starting in your head and neck and then spreading throughout your body, you may be experiencing hot flashes.  Hot flashes or “night sweats” are the most common symptom experienced by women prior to Menopause (perimenopause) and … Read More