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About Stress Urinary Incontinence

I’m Dr. George Ibrahim, and I’m going to explain a little bit about what stress urinary incontinence is, what causes it and touch on what can be done about it. Urologists specialize in urinary problems in both men and women. As a Duke trained urologist and associate clinical professor, I’ve been treating this problem and […]

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Vaginal Sling and Mesh for Treating Incontinence

Vaginal Sling and Mesh for Treating Incontinence I’d like to discuss a topic that you don’t hear about that often, but is extremely common amongst women. Urinary Continence Induced Bladder Leakage Bladder leakage caused by stress urinary incontinence affects millions of women in the US. It’s reported that up to 50% of women over the […]

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Do Men Really Go Through Menopause?

There’s no denying that when women reach a certain age they go through what is often so classically referred to as “the change.” Menopause is a fact of life for all women. It marks the end of a woman’s fertility and includes the termination of the production of hormones, estrogen...

[Alert] Painful Disease Linked to Menopause – Natural Health Response

[Alert] Painful Disease Linked to Menopause It’s a fact – growing old is not for the faint of heart. That’s especially true for women going through menopause. The “change” can bombard you with hot flashes, night sweats, fatigue, pain, weight gain… and even ruin your sex life.  And if that...

How to Spot the Early Signs of Menopause

Menopause doesn't happen overnight. Here's how to spot the early signs and symptoms of menopause, and when you need to speak with your doctor.This content was originally published here.

Difference Between Perimenopause and Menopause

Perimenopause vs Menopause Perimenopause and menopause can confuse you because they are very closely related and present at the same age range. It refers to the end of the menstrual cycle. However, there are clear differences between the two, which will be discussed here in detail.What is Perimenopause?Peri-menopause is the...

Korean Secret Stops “Menopause Brain”

Korean Secret Stops “Menopause Brain” By Susan White Posted September 1, 2018 It’s a problem that many older women don’t like to talk about. There are days when it feels like the world is spinning. You can’t find your keys… you have trouble remembering names… and you ask the same question three...

Menopause and Sleep Concerns? These Supplements Can Help

Last week, I talked about my favorite supplements to improve , and the surprising ways they can also help women in menopause with other symptoms. There’s a broad range of supplements available to women who are interested in managing their menopause symptoms as naturally as possible. Judging from the interest...

Women’s health firm KaNDy raises $32M for menopause study

KaNDy Therapeutics now has the finances it needs to start a phase 2b trial of its nonhormonal therapy for menopausal symptoms, after raising £25 million (around $32M) in its series C.The startup—which earlier this year was linked to a possible takeover by Allergan before the company put its women’s health...

Why Are Indian Women Reaching Menopause At Age 29?

Menopause in your 20s. It seems like a strange concept, implying that females who have only recently reached womanhood are abruptly finding themselves experiencing the same symptoms that most women experience in their 50s.A recent study conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) has found that a surprising...

7 Natural Supplements That Can Help With Sleep and Menopause

So many women I talk to want to treat their problems as naturally as possible. I’m on board with that idea! Lifestyle and behavioral changes, including , exercise, mind-body therapies, relaxation exercises and management are the foundation of healthy, lifelong sleep hygiene. For many women, supplements can also play a...

Menopause Bloating and How to Reduce It

Pears © lynette sheppardDiana Wills guest post addresses menopause bloating and some easy fixes that are good practices for all of us.Menopause Bloating and How to Reduce Itby Diana WillsMenopause is the most natural thing, meaning that every woman will experience it at a certain point in her life. For...

Do one depression and menopause: back in the blogging game with new stripes!

In my first newsrooms the clatter of keys was a great incentive to file my copy on time and meet that deadline!Do one depression and menopause: back in the blogging game with new stripes!Writing’s in my blood. We’re old friends. So, when my blogging confidence took a nosedive, so did I....

HRT Started Close to Menopause Safe for Cognition

Action PointsNote that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.CHICAGO -- Menopausal hormone therapy wasn't associated with cognitive harm in a follow-up to several trials, researchers reported here.In an...

Menopause Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

From hot flashes and weight gain to vaginal dryness and hormones, how much do you know about the realities and misconceptions of menopause? Test your Meno-Q.This content was originally published here.

8 Ways Menopause Can Affect Your Health and Sleep

​​​​​If you’re a woman in her 40s or 50s, you’ve probably given some thought to how perimenopause and menopause might affect your . It’s a topic that comes up in conversation with my patients quite a bit.Sleep affects every part of your life, and has an incredibly broad influence over...

Menopause, Inflammation & What To Do About Pesky Facial Hair Growth

You are here: Home/Podcast/ Better Everyday Podcast | Menopause, Inflammation & What To Do About Pesky Facial Hair GrowthBetter Everyday Podcast | Menopause, Inflammation & What To Do About Pesky Facial Hair GrowthBetter Everyday #95 Menopause, Inflammation & What To Do About Pesky Facial Hair GrowthQ&A baby! In this episode...

7 reasons to eat turmeric during menopause

Believe it or not, to consume turmeric in menopause is very important, because this bright spice is able not only to eliminate the unpleasant symptoms of serious hormonal changes in the body, but also improve mood and General wellbeing. Magicforum figured out what is so useful this spice. It is...

How Cannabis Can Help Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is one of the most dramatic changes a woman’s body will undertake in her lifetime. Not since puberty has the reproductive system gone through such a shift, and the experience is not altogether pleasant. Luckily, hot flashes, mood swings, pain, insomnia, and other symptoms of menopause don’t have to...

Dealing with the Symptoms of Menopause by Lauri Ann Lumby

Menopause and perimenopause in midlife come with a host of physical, mental and emotional symptoms which some are tempted to label as disease.  Menopause and perimenopause in midlife are not a disease.  And you are NOT going crazy, you’re just trying to be born.  Menopause is not a disease and...

Severity of menopause symptoms could help predict heart disease

CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 11, 2018)–Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in women. A study of 138 menopausal women examined the association of mood, symptoms, and quality of life measures with the key markers of vascular aging, a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Study...

Choose The Right Menopause Remedy Part II

Choose The Right Menopause Remedy Part IIIn wading through the sea of choices for menopause relief, we have just a couple more guidelines for all our goddess sisters to keep in mind. Remember to check in with your health care practitioners and your girlfriends for solutions, but monitor your own...

From Matron to Skinny B*tch: A Menopause Weight Loss Story

Open Road © Lynette SheppardWhen you near the end of one journey, you begin another. So it is with my Most Excellent Menopause Weight Loss Adventure. I have embarked upon the first 3 week maintenance phase after losing the 16 pound turkey around my middle.And so far, it is going...

Bioidentical vs Synthetic Hormone Replacement in Menopause

roses grunge © lynette sheppardThis guest post was written by Dr. Jo Ann Holoka, Jacksonville Bioidentical Hormones Expert and part of BodyLogicMD, a network of highly trained physicians across the country who use BHRT (bioidentical hormone therapy) to help anyone suffering from hormone related conditions such as adrenal fatigue, menopause,...

Male Menopause: Symptoms, Causes and Hot Flushes

Think of the word ‘menopause’ and you may think of a woman in her late 40s or 50s experiencing hot flushes or night sweats. But, what if we told you that it’s not only women who experience a change in hormone levels as they age? Well, while men don’t experience...

The Best Mattresses for Menopause | SleepHelp.org

Menopause can bring about mental and physical changes for women, which often result in sleep disturbances and fatigue. Studies have shown that 25 to 50 percent of women experience sleep issues during menopause. This natural shift in hormones typically occurs in women between the ages of 40 and 50. Premature...

Women of Wisdom Yoga for Menopause | The Daily Downward Dog

Women of Wisdom – Yoga for Menopause & Peri-Menopause Workshop Saturday, May 16, 2020 | Sequoia Wellness | 1:00 – 3:00 PM  Hot Flashes? Foggy Mind? Insomnia? Mood Swings? If you are experiencing the signs of peri-menopause or menopause and would like to learn more about how to feel better...

Nurse B on Normalizing, Understanding & Embracing Menopause

During my time as an OBGYN nurse, one of the funniest things I heard was “Menopause is just puberty’s evil older sister.” Looking back to the hormonal changes I experienced in my teenage years I found this statement to be very true. I remember thinking, “thank goodness I am not...

When Menopause Causes Arthritis…How to Ease the Pain and Get Back to Life

The patient: “Serena,” a 49-year-old marketing manager. Why she came to see me: Serena came to my health center because of joint pain. Her knees and hips often ached when she woke up, but it was her hands and fingers that were troubling her the most. What started as occasional...

Menopause Wearable Signals Demand for Femtech Innovations | Stylus

Hot flushes are caused by the hypothalamus (the part of the brain that regulates body temperature) falsely thinking a person’s body temperature is too high. This triggers a physical reaction to lose heat i.e. reddening of the skin, sweating and elevated breathing. The uncomfortable effects of hot flushes currently afflict...

Creating Change out of Challenge: Transitioning Through Menopause support group ensures social distancing doesn’t mean emotional isolation

COVID-19 has created challenges for health care professionals as they try to serve their patients while adhering to social distancing guidelines. For Regional One Health’s Transitioning Through Menopause support group, that meant turning to virtual meetings. Certified Menopause Practitioners Diane Todd Pace and Pallavi Khanna made the switch so they...