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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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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...

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Natural Rx: Natural Menopause Remedies, Treatments

NOTE: This is a very long, information-packed article. To make it easier to navigate, don't forget to use the Table of Contents button that will be to your right! Although it may feel like it, menopause is not an ailment or disease – it is a natural transition that occurs...

For Some Women Nearing Menopause, Depression And Anxiety Can Spike | WCLK

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...

Menopause Tips Every Woman Needs To Know – Fitneass

Menopause is a natural but tough part of every woman’s life. That’s why I’ve put together these menopause tips to help you deal with it.Having to deal with hot flashes, mood swings, exhaustion, night sweats, weight gain, and irritability can be challenging.This process marks a change in your life, which...

More Supplements to Help Your Sleep During Menopause-Part 1 | Psychology Today

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 and enthusiasm of the women I talk with—that’s most of you! Let’s take a closer look at some of the supplements that target menopause symptoms, with...

How Cannabis May Be Helpful During Menopause

Menopause can be one of the most physically and emotionally challenging times in a woman’s life, and anything that can make it a little easier is cause for celebration. Apparently, that now includes cannabis.  Researchers are learning more about the medicinal qualities of cannabis every day. One of their latest...

Menopause and Its Impact on Our Bodies

There are a few things in life that we have to live with. As a woman, menopause is one of life’s rites of passage. As our bodies change and hormones fluctuate, some associated symptoms could surprise us. We had the opportunity to discuss this topic with Dr. Barb DePree, gynecologist,...

5 Tips For Naturally Coping With Menopause •

Women in their late 40s and early 50s usually go through the process of menopause. Although many of the symptoms of menopause can be uncomfortable or even painful, this milestone in a woman’s life should be celebrated. After all, there are many ways to deal with the mental, emotional, and...

Does Menopause Cause Joint Pain?

We all know menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. The average age of menopause onset in the United States is 51. Menopause happens when a woman’s ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone. A...

Which Women Choose Hormones for Surgical Menopause? | MedPage Today

Among women with BRCA mutations who underwent preventive oophorectomy, those who were younger, more educated, or had a prophylactic mastectomy were more likely to use hormone therapy to manage adverse effects of surgical menopause, researchers reported. In more than 700 women who had an oophorectomy before the age of 50,...

What you need to know about menopause

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Hot flashes, mood swings, "brain fog," joint pain, insomnia, and weight gain. Most women in their late 40s and 50s will immediately recognize the symptoms of menopause. While up to 80 percent of menopausal women will experience some symptoms, up to 25 percent will suffer enough...

RCT highlights Milk thistle’s potential menopause benefits

Data published in Phytotherapy Research​ indicated that 400 mg per day of a Milk thistle (Silybum marianum​ (L.)) extract for 12 weeks led to statistically less frequent and less severe hot flashes.The study authors claim that this is the first randomized clinical trial to investigate the potential effects of S....

Early menopause may raise the risk of several heart conditions

Women who experience menopause before age 40 are at higher risk for several heart conditions, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019—November 16-18 in Philadelphia. In the largest, single study to-date of diverse heart disease risks relative to age at menopause, researchers...

Women’s Health: 10 Tips to Ease Menopause Symptoms

When you think of signs and symptoms of menopause, hot flashes top the list. They are a hallmark of menopause. But once you start experiencing them, you may not know what sets them off. Keeping a diary can help you identify triggers. Keep a notebook and jot down where you...