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Insomnia - One of the Most Difficult Symptoms of Menopause

Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most problematic menopause symptoms. What is it; What causes it; and how can you manage it?

Explaining menopause

Explaining Menopause

Living in a culture where youth is celebrated and wisdom of age has lost its importance, getting older is a huge hurdle to overcome. Loss of fertility is like a stamp of an expiration date imprinted on women.

Galloping Catastrophes

Galloping Catastrophes

We do not all experience our time in Hell Gorge in the same way. Not all of us have all of the symptoms. But we do know that the aches and pains, the insomnia, the itchy skin, the mood swings, the brain fog, the digestive issues, the burning mouth, the dry eyes, the rage, the loss of libido, the hot flushes, the night sweats and the epic wind are merely the result of our fluctuating hormones.

after menopause

What Happens After Menopause?

For many women, these changes in menopause are deep and far-reaching. The realization that you have been holding yourself up to impossible standards is profoundly liberating. You allow yourself to do your best on any given day.

building muscle after menopause

How Exercise Helps During and After Menopause

Selene Yeager was in her late 40s when she started noticing strange changes in her body and mood. A lifelong competitive athlete, Selene noticed that her training wasn’t having its usual effect. She had night sweats and anxiety, but she brushed it all off. She learned later that she had begun going through menopause. Now … Read more

what triggers menopause symptoms

What Triggers Menopause Symptoms?

The question is, though, are there certain things that trigger the menopause symptoms that are experienced by women or even increase the intensity of those symptoms?

Am I in Early Menopause

Am I in Early Menopause?

Every woman is different. She will experience menopause in her own unique way. A minority of women will sail through this phase in life with hardly a care, but others will suffer quite severe menopausal symptoms and very early in life.

How Long Does Menopause Last?

How Long Does Menopause Last?

Perimenopause s a phase when you can see or feel the first changes to your period and body. It can last anywhere from 10 years to a few months. Nevertheless, you need to be prepared and know what can and will happen during this stage in your life.

exercise in menopause

Why Exercise in Menopause?

Exercise in menopause not only helps with many menopause symptoms but also makes aging easier, healthier, and happier.

Hot Flashes

The Internal Inferno

You are going on with your day, minding your own business when this uneasy feeling of heat starts. It is rising from deep inside you and is spreading so quickly as if a heat bomb had just exploded. That is how most women experience hot flashes.