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Menopause & Perimenopause

Your Complete Guide to the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Are you experiencing signs of menopause or perimenopause, such as hot flashes, weight gain or mood swings? It turns out that many symptoms you might be experiencing are caused by the hormonal changes of menopause and perimenopause. Here's a complete list of menopause and perimenopause symptoms and what causes them. This is our...

What Happens During Menopause and Perimenopause with Your Hormones

If you understand what happens during menopause and perimenopause with your hormones, you'll understand better how to relieve your symptoms. For example, the menopause symptoms you are experiencing may be caused by a hormone imbalance causing too much estrogen. Here's an overview of what these hormones actually do and how the levels can change during perimenopause...

Considering Hormone Replacement Therapy? Here are The Facts You Need to Know

Considering hormone replacement therapy? There's so much confusing and contradictory information out there. We've gathered together facts, based on science, that you need to know including: What is hormone replacement therapy?, The differences between standard HRT and bioidentical HRT, how to find a menopause specialist, some of the many misconceptions about hormone replacement therapy, and a...

Real Talk About Menopause

Let’s have some real talk about menopause.  Too many of us (including myself) don’t fully understand what’s happening when we’re going through perimenopause and menopause and don’t know where to go to for accurate information. I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice but I’m hoping to provide some of the information I wish...

How to Lose Weight after Menopause: Why You Gain Weight and How You Can Lose It

It’s unfortunate but true. Most women gain weight after 50 when their body goes through menopause. But there’s good news! If you know the facts about what causes weight gain during menopause you can learn how to lose weight after menopause. Here are some causes of weight gain in menopause and perimenopause and what’s worked for...