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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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Minnie Pauz: Story of A Menopause Pioneer

Dee Adams is one of the very first Menopause health activists. 16 years ago she created Minnie Pauz, a cartoon character who spoke for hot flashers everywhere.Her website continues to save women’s sanity and help them through the transition of the Big M with humor and real information. The Venuses...

Menopause: I Laughed In Its Face

Menopause the Musical would not be so successful if the whole transition weren’t so laughable. And the Venuses would be the first to say that humor has saved us. Humor and girlfriends. Sometimes, though, the whole Menopause journey is so sucky that it’s hard to remember to laugh. And for...

Menopause Research Study On Hormone Therapy Cessation

Calling all Menopause Goddesses. We need your help in a cutting edge new study. As you all know, research on the menopause transition has been sadly lacking.  I have been bitching about that for what seems like forever.Thanks to Menopause Goddess, Dee Adams, the creator of Menopause cartoons, I learned...

Pamela Anderson opens up about struggle with menopause

Cover MediaPamela Anderson says going through the menopause made her feel “dreamy”The 50-year-old actress became a global sex symbol during her time on the TV drama series Baywatch, and despite having a “a really hard time” with the symptoms, Pamela still felt attractive as she dealt with it.Recalling her experiences...

A Menopause Goddess Has a Case of the Dithers

All my life I’ve been a decisive person. I would scan the options, briefly weigh pros vs cons, and come to a plan of action. And okay, occasionally I made snap decisions and was a tad impulsive. Regardless, I rarely looked back once I set upon a course whether the...

Mates of Menopause: An Open Letter from the Goddesses

It's not personal. It's not that we don't love you any more or find you attractive. If we are remote, weepy, cranky, or so hot that we can't stand to be touched, it's not about you. Even though it affects you. We are just doing our best. Imagine if you...

Menopause Symptoms Got You Down? Try Yoga.

Menopause Goddess and yoga expert Allannah Law shares some nourishing yoga poses to help with perimenopause and Menopause symptoms.This content was originally published here.

Natural and Alternative Approaches for Menopause

While not all women will experience dramatic uncomfortable symptoms during menopause, for those that do, finding a safe way to reduce their discomfort can be important. In the past, women often talked to their doctor and were prescribed synthetic hormones to ease their discomfort.However, in recent years, multiple studies have...

Is It Menopause, Or Could It Just Be Adrenal Fatigue?

The majority of women experience hot flashes, night sweats, heart palpitations, interrupted sleep, and irritability in menopause. And for a large portion of women, these symptoms either pass on their own, or they opt for hormone replacement therapy, which can reduce or eliminate their complaints. But then there are the...

Is Menopause Preventable

Manage symptoms and avoid complicationsMenopause is a natural part of a woman’s life cycle. You can’t prevent menopause, but you can manage many common symptoms and prevent possible complications. It’s essential to make healthy lifestyle choices. For example:maintain your bone strengthmanage your blood pressureEating a well-balanced diet and maintaining a...

Surgical Menopause – Symptoms and Side Effects

We’re all familiar with menopause. The time in a menstruating person’s life, when they well, cease to menstruate. There are endless factors that contribute to when someone stops getting their period. A lesser-known factor is a surgically induced menopause or surgical menopause. While the average age someone reaches menopause is 51,...

National Menopause Association

8 Health Benefits of Vitex (PMS, Acne, Menopause, and More)

Fact checked by Aimee McNew for Accuracy Vitex, also known as chaste tree berry, is an herbal supplement derived from a flowering plant.  Used for hundreds of years to address women’s health issues like PMS, cramps, and menopause, it’s still a relevant supplement today. Vitex has done better than placebos...

Menopause will make you gain weight?

Menopause is characterized by hormonal fluctuations (especially the decrease in estrogen level) and entry into old age. Taken together, this means that women gradually lose muscle mass, and their bodies accumulate fat more intensely. If you gain weight during and after the menopausal transition, you are not powerless witness, no...

Treat menopause naturally – natto, high – fiber foods and soy

Menopause is the period which marks the end of your menstrual cycles. This is diagnosed after you have gone twelve months without a menstrual period. This is happening in the 40s or 50s. This is a natural biological process so you should not be afraid of it. The most common...

Persistent Menopause Symptoms Tied to Risk of Breast Cancer

Mature Woman Experiencing Hot Flush From Menopause A study published in Menopause found that postmenopausal women with persistent vasomotor symptoms (VMS), like hot flashes and night sweats, are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than women who never experienced VMS. The researchers included a sample of 25,499 postmenopausal...

Did you doctor prescribe Effexor for your menopause symptoms? – HysterSisters Blog

There are a wide variety of reasons why women are unable to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to manage surgical or natural menopause. Thus, women and the medical community are exploring a diverse array of options that may help women deal with the sometimes miserable symptoms of menopause. Antidepressants, specifically...

powerlifting post menopause | Julianne’s Paleo & Zone Nutrition

There is something about being post-menopausal that makes it almost embarrassing to admit. No longer young and fertile, many women worry about how people will view us. Are we seen as old? Over the hill? Are we on the downward slope towards becoming invisible?As long as I am capable, I’m...

Menopause and Aging | Oncohema Key

Bone Loss Estrogen deficiency has been well established as a cause of bone loss. This loss can be noted for the first time when menstrual cycles become irregular in the perimenopause. From 1.5 years before the menopause to 1.5 years after menopause, spine bone mineral density (BMD) has been shown...

How CBD May Help With Menopause Symptoms – AskTheTrainer.com

Menopause is something that all women go through as part of the aging process, typically between the ages of 45 and 55. The process causes a decline in oestrogen levels, marking the end of a woman’s childbearing years. Unfortunately, menopause can also be very painful, both physically and emotionally.Many women...

Gennev Reveals Menopause Zeitgeist: Social Taboos, Symptoms, and Surprising Gaps in Support

Menopause Zeitgeist Infographic from Gennev SEATTLE (PRWEB) December 17, 2019 Menopause health concerns of fatigue, mood changes, and sleep disturbances lead the list of challenges with alarming impact on quality of life, but 94 percent of women don’t get enough support to manage side-effects, a Gennev (http://www.gennev.com) survey found. Gennev,...

EQUELLE + 5 Self-Care Tips During Perimenopause (or Menopause)

This post is sponsored by EQUELLE. All views and text are my own. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Oh, and a super busy time of the year too with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. It’s right around this time of year when I...

As Menopause Nears, Be Aware It Can Trigger Depression And Anxiety, Too | KUAR

Teri Hines was in her mid-40s when she started to notice that her body was changing. Her period became irregular and more intense. "It increased in frequency, it increased in intensity and it increased in duration," she says. She began to have hot flashes, gained weight and her energy levels...

Just The Numbers: The Opportunity in Removing the Menopause Stigma

Fighting the signs of aging is not only acceptable, but it’s also big business—yet the taboo around menopause and the invisibility of older women in most parts of the media is deafening. As Emilie Pine writes in Notes to Self: Essays: “If getting my period was ‘becoming a woman,’ I fear that...

LADIES: This menopause symptom DRIVES UP heart risk 80%

I have treated thousands of women going through menopause at my practice in Massachusetts… Ladies who spent months suffering through hot flashes and nights sweats before they came to me seeking treatment. If this sounds like you right now—or if you’ve already been through menopause but remember feeling this way—then...

Menopause Starts Younger Than You Think: Here’s What You Need To Know

Sarah Edrie says she was about 33 when she started to occasionally get a sudden, hot, prickly feeling that radiated into her neck and face, leaving her flushed and breathless. "Sometimes I would sweat. And my heart would race," she says. The sensations subsided in a few moments, and seemed...