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Perimenopause symptom #1: Foggy foggy head

Wait. What was I going to write about? Oh, right. Perimenopause, symptoms of.  There seems to be some confusion over what perimenopause is, when it starts, and when it’s no longer “peri,” it’s just full-on menopause. So let’s talk about some of the key symptoms that let you know when you’re in the countdown to the End of Periods. Perimenopause usually starts in a woman’s 40s, though it can happen as early as the mid-30s. Reproduction is winding down, estrogen levels are declining, periods become irregular. Perimenopause typically starts 4-5 years before menopause, though it can be much earlier. Menopause is defined as the stage of life beginning when a woman has had no periods for 12 consecutive months. So...

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Is There Menopause Symptom Relief To Be Found With Marijuana?

While the scientific health benefits of marijuana are just starting to be fully studied, there are many signs that cannabis can help alleviate symptoms common with perimenopause.     The debate on the use of marijuana for medical purposes will likely go on for years. It seems, however, that more and more women are finding they can find relief from some of their menopause symptoms with cannabis products. It’s important to separate any preconceived notions you have in regards to using marijuana for medical purposes: Cannabis usage is becoming more mainstream as people learn they can get relief naturally from a wide range of medical issues in various medicinal marijuana forms. Reduction in endocannbinoids signaling may be responsible for some...

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Yeast Infections And How A pH Balanced Feminine Cleanser Can Help

While it’s not usually a serious condition, a pH balanced feminine cleanser is one way to support great vaginal health which will reduce your likelihood of experiencing the very common but bothersome yeast infection.     While much attention has been paid to the pH balance of your hair, maintaining the pH balance of your body, in particular how pH balance relates to great vaginal health, should be part of your regular hygiene routine. Many soaps contain harsh ingredients that strip away your pH levels which, in addition to putting you at risk for yeast infections and BV, also contributes to dry and tight feeling skin. One of the easiest ways to maintain a healthy vagina and create a properly...

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The Very Private Daily 5 Minute Workout

In addition to your standard daily routine, the onset of perimenopause symptoms brings about another aspect of life which you need to take a bit of time out of your day to manage in order to reduce its impact on your life.         As we grow older exercise becomes a key factor in helping the aging process go as smoothly as it can, with perimenopause symptoms being one of the early signs that your body needs more care. Aside from keeping your joints and muscles strong, weight loss, and improving your overall health, exercise has many other benefits which can help reduce your perimenopause symptoms including relieving stress and anxiety. Exercise also helps your body better prepare...

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