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5 Menopause Stress Busters When It Comes To Menopause Skincare

As we reach menopause we continue to grow better and wiser but diminishing hormone levels and stress can have a big impact on our skin. Fortunately you can do some natural things as part of a menopause skincare routine to keep your skin in good health.     During perimenopause your body is producing less estrogen which makes skin prone to thinning, sagging, and wrinkling. On top of the effects of hormonal changes to your skin, stress can make skin drier, more sensitive and also trigger conditions like acne, eczema, hives, rosacea, and psoriasis. In fact, many skin disorders take their roots from the psyche which experts are now referring to as Psychodermatology. When you are stressed out it can...

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How You Can Work Through Menopause By Working Out

As we grow older, the challenges menopause brings with it commonly includes symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, insomnia and irritability. Each of these symptoms on their own can each affect your quality of life and by extension, the quality of life of your loved ones. The importance of physical activity is extremely important during menopause, not just to help alleviate symptoms but to help lessen other changes that come along with menopause which can lead to cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and depression to name a few.     There are a variety of things you can do during your menopause years to boost your physical fitness that will not only help alleviate your symptoms but will also help your...

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How To Start The Perimenopause Conversation

We’ve come a long way, baby, but there is still a ways to go.     One of the most common complaints with the onset of perimenopause, aside from the symptoms themselves, is that women do not have enough information for perimenopause symptom management and for maintaining their health and wellness as they go though perimenopause and beyond. The reason for lack of menopause knowledge is primarily due to women being too embarrassed to discuss perimenopause with their friends, family, partners, and even medical professionals. It is something most women goes through and by better understanding what those experiences are you will be able to take better control of the changes you are experiencing and help inform those around you....

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Menopause Effects And Management Beyond The Usual Suspects

It’s way past time to take the taboo out of menopause once and for all. A recent research study commissioned by the British Menopause Society reports an unsettling statistic: Half Of Women Too Embarrassed To Speak To Doctor About Menopause which is preventing way too many women from asking their medical practitioners for advice on lifestyle challenges and changes as well as preventive actions they can implement to help ease their symptoms and improve their overall health and wellness before, during, and after menopause.   With that in mind, we have rounded up five articles that are focused on how menopause can interact with other health issues that are not normally associated with menopause: While they are different conditions, there is a...

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What Are The Symptoms Of Perimenopause?

There you are, sitting at your desk when all of a sudden your skin starts burning for no apparent reason. You start noticing an unusual discomfort or pain during intercourse. You are feeling tired because you haven’t been sleeping well. Your period is lighter, heavier, longer, shorter, earlier, later… than normal. What’s going on? While each of these symptoms can be due to other issues, you are most likely starting to experience the symptoms of (gasp!) perimenopause.     Perimenopause (also known as premenopause) is a term for describing symptoms caused by the normal hormonal fluctuations that occur as a woman moves closer to menopause. As you hit your mid-forties it’s time to start paying attention to how your body...

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