Posts Tagged ‘ menopause ’

Hormones for the Holidays

Hormones do not take holidays; instead, they naturally cycle and decrease as we age, especially for women reaching menopause. So, they never take a holiday, which means they are always working to cope with natural physical changes.  As these levels decrease in a woman’s body, symptoms of aging appear and begin to persist. Physicians recognize… Read More »


Let’s Talk About Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness is a lack of natural moisture inside and outside of the vaginal area. It is most often caused by medications, and menopause- when there is a decrease in a woman’s estrogen production level. This ultimately leads to a painful experience both with intercourse and everyday activities- such as simple walking. If you suffer… Read More »


What Happens To Your Body During Menopause

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life that signals the end of her childbearing years. Yet, if you are a woman who maintains general good health and a positive outlook, you can still have many wonderful years ahead. What You Need To Know About Menopause As each person is unique, menopause is not exactly… Read More »


3 Myths of Hormone Therapy

HRT or hormone replacement therapy is a medical treatment used to replace lost hormones resulting from menopause.  Additionally, HRT assists in protecting certain women from osteoporosis, which is a bone-degenerating, age-related disease.  Below are three myths about hormone replacement therapy: Estrogen is Required for Orgasms This is definitely false.  Even with very low estrogen levels,… Read More »


How Your Body Changes With Menopause

Menopause, when it happens naturally, is another phase in a woman’s growth and life cycle that is reached roughly around the age of 51. In some rare cases, menopause can happen prematurely, occurring as early as in a woman’s 40s. Whether happening naturally, or as a result of some other cause, as a woman ages,… Read More »


NonHRT Methods For Managing Menopause

Although we have found HRT to be beneficial to many, some women rely on alternative methods of treating and managing their menopausal symptoms. Typical menopausal symptoms include vaginal dryness, problems sleeping, hot flashes (also called hot flushes), mood swings, and depression. Here is an overview of 5 non-hormonal therapies which a woman can employ to… Read More »