Menopause is not one thing, it is an ever changing journey and that means symptoms are not constant but why is it happening to you?
Dropping hormone levels at menopause affect your whole digestive system, and can worsen or trigger IBS symptoms. Here are 10 simple ways to help yourself.
Confusing synthetic progestins found in HRT with bioidentical progesterone has led to some wrong assumptions about the effectiveness and safety of the hormone and hidden its real benefits to women.
The New York Times reported on how best to tackle menopausal symptoms, and transdermal progesterone gets a thumbs up. If you want to know why applying to the skin is more effective than other methods read on ..
If you are postmenopausal, for example after a hysterectomy, and trying to lose weight, then you need to proceed with caution as you may also be running the risk of anaemia.
Many women at menopause use the contraceptive Pill or Coil to help control heavy bleeding. The synthetic hormones these contain are not the same as the natural hormones and have very different effects.
If you are starting to be concerned about changes you are noticing in your body at menopause, one particular area is one you are least likely to get help for, or mention to your doctor.
Many women have symptoms of low thyroid without realising it. Treatment can include support from bioidentical natural progesterone, but first you need to know what to look for.
Your lifestyle may be a more important factor than you think in keeping your hormones in balance and your symptoms in check. Bioidentical hormones are an important factor in this, but there is much you can do for yourself.
Are you seeing signs of perimenopause? Symptoms are not always obvious and can be related to other conditions so if you are not sure this handy checklist and helpful tips can help.