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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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How to Navigate Through Menopause AND Your Career

In the workplace, women’s bodies are usually the subject of discussion when they decide to start or grow their families. Pregnancy and motherhood are hugely impactful on a woman’s career. However, they’re not the only phases of life that can have a lasting footprint. Menopause arrives in a woman’s late...

Premature Menopause Raises Risk of Developing Chronic Problems in Their 60s

Changes in a woman’s body in the years around menopause could raise the risk for certain health problems. But new research shows that women who experience premature menopause are almost three times more likely to develop chronic health problems in their 60s compared to women who experience menopause in their...

Menopause Can Start 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...

Premature menopause can pose risk of multimorbidity, study suggests

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 20 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that women who experience premature menopause are three times more likely to undergo chronic medical problems in their 60s compared to women who went through the suggested age of menopause.The study was of 5107 women who were part of...

Menopause Can Start 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...

Menopause Stories Michelle Breyer Learns What True Friendship Means

When did you go into menopause?It was a long, winding road. I started having night sweats in my late 40s, and by 53, my periods were all over the place—15-day cycles followed by three-month cycles. My last period was a week before my 55th birthday.What did you know about menopause...

It’s Not Just Menopause to Blame for Low Libido in Older Women

For many women experiencing menopause, low libido can be a problem. A new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that women in their 60s report a variety of reasons why their libido may be low, and it doesn’t always involve the hormones associated with...

Know the Signs of Menopause

Knowing the signs of menopause and at what age they may start can help us recognize this transition and, importantly, help us find ways to control discomfort and health risks. According to the National Institutes of Health, the term menopause refers to the time when menstruation naturally stops, usually between...

Getting Smarter About Menopause – MomTrends

Don't suffer in silence. That's the bottom line when it comes to menopause. There are more than 64 million women in menopause. And here's another Fun Fact: 1/3 of our lives will be spent in menopause. Isn't it time we all invested in getting smarter about menopause?Getting the Facts About...

Workplace spurs Menopause Movement – QNotes

The fastest-growing demographic in the workplace are menopausal women, and yet the conversation of menopause has not yet been started in many workplace environments, which has serious consequences. In some studies, two out of every three women surveyed reported that going through menopause had a moderate to severe impact on...

Early menopause predictor of heart disease

Women who reach menopause before the age of 50 have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ). School of Public Health senior author Professor Gita Mishra said the results showed early menopause puts women at greater risk of suffering a non-fatal cardiac...

Menopause: Weight management and conception (2) – Punch Newspapers

Oladapo Ashiru Hormones involved in weight maintenance include the following: Oestrogen: This is the female sex hormone that is responsible for causing monthly ovulation. During menopause, your oestrogen level declines rapidly, causing your body to stop ovulating. However, oestrogen also seems to play a significant role in menopausal weight gain....

Adipose Tissue during Menopause | Women’s International Pharmacy

The aging process is naturally accompanied by an increase in body fat, or adipose tissue. Excess adipose tissue—particularly in the abdominal area—may lead to increased inflammation in the body, resulting in a greater risk of certain diseases such as:However, this harmful increase in adipose tissue mass may be partly reversed...

Lifestyle among factors affecting natural onset of menopause

Jalandhar: The average age of menopause in women is 50 years, with only 1 per cent of women menstruating after the age of 60. Off late however, the number of women reaching menopause under 40 years of age was on the rise, said Dr Jasmine Kaur, a fertility consultant at...

‘Romper’ Article Recommends Birth Control Through Menopause, Fails to Mention FABM

"Like most people with uteruses, I’ve spent the majority of my adult life taking birth control to prevent pregnancy." So begins Steph Montgomery's recent article on the Bustle-affiliate mommy website Romper, "What Age Should You Stop Taking Birth Control? An Expert Explains." The article addresses how menopause and various health...

What Do I Need to Know About Menopause?

Menopause can be a confusing and difficult time for many women. There are a number of unpleasant symptoms that we’ve all heard of – such as hot flashes and mood swings – as well as some that may come as a surprise. In addition, menopause can be different for every...

Gaining Weight and Menopause | The 3 Main Factors

Why do any of us ladies of a certain age begin gaining weight when we haven’t made any changes to our diet and/or exercise? Well, the main culprit is that menopause — and the onset of it, perimenopause — impacts the hormone system. Gaining weight (and weight in general) is...

The Best Lady Care Device Menopause of 2020 – Reviewed and Top Rated

The Best Lady Care Device Menopause of 2021 – Reviewed and Top Rated After hours researching and comparing all models on the market, we find out the Best Lady Care Device Menopause of 2021. Check our ranking below. 2,699 Reviews Scanned 6-MONTH MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: RegrowMD utilizes Clinically Proven laser...

Alliance Pharma PLC beefs up US arm with supplement to treat menopause symptoms

Alliance Pharma PLC (LON:APH) has acquired US-based consumer healthcare company Biogix Inc for a total of US$110mln cash. The AIM-listed company said the addition of Biogix and its fast-growing Amberen treatment for menopause symptoms would be immediately earnings enhancing in the 2021 calendar year and is expected to be “significantly...

Menopause and the Keto Diet: What You Need to Know

Menopause is a natural biological process that every woman experiences. You might be wondering how the ketogenic diet can affect menopause. Let’s discuss going keto and menopause and what you should know. What is Menopause? Menopause is a biological transition that marks the end of menses and a natural decline...

Q&A: Gaining weight during menopause

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain I recently turned 50, and I walk about 1 mile daily and work out two to three times per week. I believe I am beginning to go into menopause, as I have not had a period in a few months. Also, I have noticed the number...

Menopause Symptoms Are Far From Universal

Menopause is inescapable for people with ovaries. Yet, the experience is still far from universal. Culture, geographic location and biology all play a part in how women fare during perimenopause and menopause.For writer Laurie Ulster, 54, entering perimenopause several years ago was a shock — largely because she didn't know...

Do Transgender Women Experience Menopause?

Medically reviewed by Dr. Sarah Pickle.Lisa Scheps, an activist and artistic director, experienced menopause-like hot flashes after going off estrogen for 10 days before a surgery."I wouldn't say that I've experienced perimenopause or menopause like a cis woman would have, but I certainly know what a hot flash feels like,"...

How to Have the Best Sex of Your Life After Menopause

When Kathy Phillips approached , she thought back to her mother's experience with the transition. In Phillips' memories, when her mother went through menopause, she began dressing old and actually became old.Phillips, 57, worried that she'd follow in her mother's footsteps, but that wasn't her experience. "It's not that way...