Menopause is one of those inevitable processes women have to go through. While we’re much more aware today of what’s happening from the medical perspective, and while we know what causes the frequent mood swings, hot flashes and other symptoms, it’s not always easy to know just how to work through these symptoms. One way
FSH or Follicle Stimulating Hormone is an important part of fertility. This hormone is produced by the pituitary gland in both men and women. For women, FSH helps to stimulate the growth of the woman’s eggs; for men, it helps to produce sperm. As a woman gets closer to menopause, the ovaries produce less estrogen.
photo credit: Anthony DeLorenzo One of the most common health concerns that women face after menopause is the risk of osteoporosis. According to a new study on menopause and osteoporosis, women who start menopause earlier than others are much more likely to develop osteoporosis-related fractures than other women. Understanding menopause During menopause, your periods stop
photo credit: David Jackmanson Whether you’ve simply reached that stage in life where your body is changing on its own, or whether you’ve had medical problems that have put you into an early menopause, the fact is that you might be facing some truly bothersome symptoms. Menopause is natural, but that doesn’t make it easy.
photo credit: fuzzcat One of the common remedies that has been recommended to women to help with hot flashes during menopause has been soy. However, there have been a number of studies that suggest soy does not help to reduce that feverish feeling so many women struggle with when transitioning into menopause. A recent review