July 30th, 2013

Black Cohosh Root for Menopause Symptoms

With Updated Information about the Newest Research! This article includes the new information about Black Cohosh Root, a herb that helps to stop the misery of menopause symptoms. Bugbane, another name for this plant, is the most popular herb for hot flashes for good reason and one of the top selling herbal remedies in the US. Doctors

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July 25th, 2013

Cure for Hot Flashes

8 Quick and Easy Hot Flash Treatments Without Supplements Here are 8 ways to cure your hot flashes without supplements. 1. Dress Code for Hot Flash Relief Think about what you wear before you leave home. Cotton or microfibers are the best materials if you have hot flash symptoms.Layering is a must so you can take off or

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July 25th, 2013

The Angelica Herb – Dong Quai

Dong Quai and Your Menopause Symptoms The Angelica herb (Dong Quai or Chinese Angelica) is widely used to treat menopause symptoms. It has been used for thousands of years in a wide variety of applications by Asian healers, especially to treat women’s reproductive problems. The Angelica herb has been called the female ginseng for its ability to

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July 25th, 2013

Stop Hot Flashes!

From Herbs to Hormones and Everything in Between “Stop hot flashes now” - is a cry for help from all women who are suffering from this dreaded menopause symptom. Here you can find out about all your treatment choices to help your symptoms:   Herbs, Supplements and other natural remedies like Black Cohosh, Soy, and Vitamins Home

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July 25th, 2013

Soy Hot Flash Relief

Is Soy Really the Best Hot Flash Remedy? Soy for hot flash relief has been called into question. Read the following article to find out why Soy may not work for you and then follow the links learn about other natural remedies for hot flashes to get the relief you need. Benefits of Soy Even if

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July 25th, 2013

Yoga and Menopause

A Great Way to Cope With Your Menopause Problems A recent study from India has shown that regular yoga can help alleviate hot flashes and increase memory. So Yoga and Menopause is a great combination for fitness, relaxation and symptoms relief. Yoga increases the levels of mood regulating chemicals in the brain. This explains why you feel such a

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July 25th, 2013

Test for Perimenopause

FSH and Estrogen Tests When your monthly cycles become irregular you may want to know if you are starting the menopause transition. Time to get a test for perimenopause – right? Yes, there are tests for perimenopause but are they really working and worth the effort? After you read this article you will be able

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July 25th, 2013

Symptoms of Perimenopause

And More Information about the First Stage of Menopause Many women  experience the first symptoms of perimenopause  as a total shock. Were you one of them? You probably have noticed some changes for a while but did not realize that they may be related to menopause. After all, this change is not something most women look

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July 25th, 2013

Benefits of Estrogen

Hormone Treatment for Moderate to Severe Menopause Symptoms Estrogen therapy (alone or together with progesterone) is the only FDA approved treatment for women with moderate to severe hot flashes and menopause symptoms. But there are many other benefits of estrogen as you wil see. Despite the reports about risks of breast cancer and heart disease, hormone therapy

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July 25th, 2013

Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy

Options, Benefits and Risks of Hormone Therapy Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is certainly a controversial subject  since the results of the Women’s Health Initiative has revealed the risks associated with this treatment. Since this time, researchers are going over the data with a fine tooth comb, giving women a new recommendation – for now

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July 25th, 2013

Maca For Menopause

Tired of Fuzzy Thinking and Low Energy? Try Maca Root Maca root has active compounds that stimulate the hormone system and this action can balance your body’s hormones.  This will help with numerous menopause symptoms such as fuzzy thinking and low energy among others. Maca for menopause has several essential minerals and fatty acids and is rich in proteins and

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July 25th, 2013

Menopause Hot Flashes

Everything You Need to Know about This Dreaded Symptom and How to Stop It! The single most common symptom of Menopause:<b>Hot Flashes!</b> It is understandable that you probably just want to find the <b>best treatment</b> for your symptoms right away. We understand that you are probably as miserable as we were and care only about making your

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July 25th, 2013

Mother-Wort (Leonurus cardiaca)

A Great Herb for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Mother-Wort is a great herb to help with hot flashes and night sweats during menopause. IT contains active ingredients that help to balance several hormonal systems in the body. Mother-Wort is used for several menopause symptoms: Hot Flashes Night Sweats Insomnia Rapid heartbeat Anxiety Mother-Wort is

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July 25th, 2013

Menopause Vaginal Dryness

Causes and Treatments for this Persistent Problem The effects of menopause vaginal dryness can be very irritating – literally. It is not only one of the reasons for painful sexual intercourse, but also for infections(urinary track infections, vaginal infections) and an itching or burning sensation. It is also one of the causes for reduced libido or lack of

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July 25th, 2013

Soy and Menopause

Uses, Benefits and Side Effects Could be that easy? “Eat soy and menopause symptoms disappear!”These are the promises you read when you look at Soy Isoflavone Supplements. Additionally you would get stronger bones, better skin, loose weight, and experience a myriad of other health benefits. Soybeans have a multitude of beneficial compounds such aslecithin, fiber and antioxidants. A

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July 25th, 2013

Natural Remedies for Menopause

Herbs and Other Natural Treatments for Effective Symptom Relief Like so many women you are probably looking for natural remedies for menopause because you are scared about taking hormones. But where to start? What choices or options do you have? Here we are looking at 5 different treatment options to relieve your menopause symptoms naturally: Menopause supplements Herbs

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July 25th, 2013

What Causes Hot Flashes?

Help, It’s Like a Furnace In Here! As soon as women experience their first menopause symptoms with the dreaded “power surges”, they are wondering what causes hot flashes? We will give you a stripped down scientific version about the causes of hot flashes. (BTW: Night sweats have the same underlying mechanisms.) As you can see, it is

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July 25th, 2013

How Long Does Menopause Last?

Menopause Duration, Symptoms and Treatments So you want to know ”How long does Menopause last?” You are probably sick and tired of the symptoms you are experiencing and just want to know if you have suffered enough and that menopause will soon end. To help you out, we will not only answer your question, we will also direct

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July 25th, 2013

Herbal Menopause Treatment

Menopause Herbs and the Symptoms They Treat Using an herbal menopause treatment is a great alternative to hormone therapy or if you prefer natural remedies. Here you will find not only the most important herbs, but also the symptoms they treat. Each herb links to its own detailed page because you need to know about side effects, dosage and drug interactions. At

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July 25th, 2013

Losing Weight During Menopause

Easy Changes, Great Supplements and Ideas for Shedding Pounds Most women have problems with losing weight during menopause. Your metabolism is slowing down gradually after age 30 and menopause with all the physical changes in your body make it even harder to lose weight. But knowing that you are not alone will probably do little

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July 25th, 2013

Weight Gain After Menopause

Causes and Solutions to Fight the Battle of the Bulge If you know and understand the reasons for weight gain after menopause, it can help you to win the never ending war against the pounds. Menopause weight gain settles around the middle – especially around the belly and hips: the dreaded “muffin top”. The belly

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July 25th, 2013

Ginseng Benefits

 Great Herb to Fight the Stress of Menopause There are many ginseng benefits for women in menopause. This is by far the most popular herbal supplement in the United States. Asian and American Ginseng (Panax ginseng, Panax quinquefolius) are well known and provenadaptogens. Herbs with this classification can improve your resistance to stress and provide a

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July 25th, 2013

First Signs of Menopause

Early Warning Signs to Avoid the Worst of the Misery The earlier you understand the first signs of menopause, the faster you can get help. There are some natural remedies that can easy the menopause transition. Here we explain the signs and symptoms you can expect in plain English. So what are the early menopause

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July 25th, 2013

Progesterone – Menopause

Information and Options about Progesterone Replacement Thinking about using progesterone? Menopause symptoms indicate that you might benefit but you don’t know where to start? Here you will find the information you need to make an informed decision. Not many women are familiar with the symptoms that are cause by progesterone. Menopause symptoms like insomnia, depression,

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July 25th, 2013

Menopause Hormones

Background to Hormone Replacement in Menopause Why do you need this information about menopause hormones when you just want to find the best treatment?Understanding the changes in your body can be very empowering and will give you a sense of control. It is much easier to choose a treatment when you know what the treatment

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July 25th, 2013

Low Estrogen Symptoms and Their Treatments

Low estrogen symptoms are the cause of most of the misery of menopause. They begin in early perimenopause but are most frequent in the later stages of your menopausal transition when all menopause symptoms are at their worst! After one or two years in post menopause, the worst of the symptoms will disappear. But unfortunately low

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July 25th, 2013

Hormone Replacement Therapy Risk

Hormone Replacement Therapy risk came to the forefront in 2002. HRT used to be the treatment of choice until the results of a long term study showed an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer. Indeed, it is our biggest fear that we trade the relief of hot flashes and menopause symptoms for serious health risks.

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July 25th, 2013

Hormone Replacement Medication – Patch, Pill or Cream

Hormone Replacement Therapy Patch, Cream or Pill? Are you looking for the best way to get your hormone therapy medication? This is what this article is about: What is the most effective and safest way to get your estrogen, progesterone and testosterone into your body. The way you get the hormones into your body is in many cases more

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July 25th, 2013

History of HRT – Hormone Replacement Therapy

The Beginning of Hormone Replacement Therapy You might be interested in a short history of HRT as background to all the other articles about hormone therapy. When hormone replacement with estrogen started, doctors noticed (or where told by their patients) that the women felt happier and looked younger and healthier. This trend led to the

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July 25th, 2013

Estrogen Side Effects and Risks

Estrogen side effects and risks are a concern for all women, who are considering Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT or HT). There is a lot of confusing information about HRT risks because there are still a lot of unanswered questions. Additionally there is a battle raging between traditional medical providersand the proponents of bioidentical hormone therapy. Traditional medical providers say

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July 24th, 2013

Easy Diet for Menopause

Important Diets For Losing Weight During Menopause The best diet for menopause will help with your hormone balance and will fight putting on the pounds. All successful diets focus on resetting the systems in your body that have been trained by (often) years of overeating or eating the wrong foods. But also important is the health of your liver and

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July 24th, 2013

Depression in Menopause

The Perfect Storm – Stress, Hormones and Midlife Depression in Menopause is often caused by hormone changes, stress and midlife. This creates the perfect storm and results in feeling the “blues”. Most women have occasional episodes of depression, and menopause is no exception. Actually, women often experience their first episode of this illness during perimenopause. Here you

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July 24th, 2013

Depression and Menopause

How to Treat the Menopause Blues Depression and menopause hormone changes often occur together. This article gives you treatments for the common “menopause blues”. If you have thoughts of suicide or of harming yourself in any way, seek the help of a health care provider immediately! How to Treat Your Menopause Depression Moderate to severe

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July 24th, 2013

Coping: Menopause Relaxation

Alternative Menopause Therapy for Stress Reduction You are probably miserable and at the end of your wits if you are looking for methods for coping with menopause – right? We can certainly relate. Here you will find some alternative ways to deal with your symptoms: A treatment that can help you with the stress of

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July 24th, 2013

Chinese Herbs For Menopause

Treating the Whole Body, Not Just Your Symptoms The use of Chinese herbs for menopause is becoming more popular. Although there are some well known Chinese herbs for menopause, most practitioners would use a mixture of Chinese herbs based on the patient’s overall health.ph … Dong Quai and Asian Ginseng are the most popular Chinese herbs

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July 24th, 2013

Chaste Tree Berry (Vitex Agnus Castus )

A Hormone Balancing Herb for Perimenopause The benefits of chaste tree berry for gynecological disorders have been documented since the days of Hippocrates. The chaste tree is a shrub that was originally a native of the Mediterranean.Now it is cultivated in many areas of the world. Typically the <b>dried berries are used medicinally</b> and are made into

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July 24th, 2013

Ashwagandha Benefits

Uses, Dosage and Side Effects of an Amazing Herb There are many Ashwagandha benefits for women in menopause and beyond. Its beneficial activities include not only a hormone balancing effect but also stress relief, and a positive impact on the brain and cells. Winter Cherry is a highly valued adaptogen. (Adaptogenic herbs help the body to adapt

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July 24th, 2013

Home Remedies for Menopause – Part II

Here are even more recipies for home remedies for menopause symptoms and hot flashes. Tinctures Tinctures are a great way to use herbs for hot flashes and menopause symptoms. When you make your own tincture, you’ll have a very cost effective treatment that lasts a long time. Tinctures contain a lot of alcohol (remember the

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July 24th, 2013

34 Menopause Symptoms? – You got to be kidding!

Are there really 34 Menopause Symptoms? Well, you’ll be the judge of it. The main point is that women experience various, sometimes strange and unexplainable symptoms during this time. In any case, the good news is that most women do not suffer from 34 menopause symptoms. And most symptoms can be attributed to only a few

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July 24th, 2013

Other Signs of Perimenopause

Aside from the symptoms we have already mentioned, here is information about other signs of perimenopause. Perimenopause Hot Flashes Because perimenopause hot flashes are the most annoying symptom for most women, let’s focus on those a bit more. Hot Flashes are also called vasomotor symptoms. This medical term means that they are related to the activity

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July 24th, 2013

Menopause Periods

Common Changes during Perimenopause Changes in your monthly cycle are probably one of the first signs you are experiencing. There are two common signs of menopause periods: Irregular period Heavy period Both symptoms can also be an indication of other illnesses, so it is important to have a thorough exam if you are at all

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July 24th, 2013

Stages of Menopause and Treatments for Each Symptom

Understand the Different Phases of the Transition to Pick the Best Menopause Treatment Are you as bewildered about the stages of menopause as we were? We wanted to understand what we were experiencing but also found that we needed this information to find the best menopause treatments for our symptoms? Initially we were looking for

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July 24th, 2013

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes

An Effective Alternative Treatment for Menopause Acupuncture for Hot Flashes is gaining more popularity. Women are desperately looking for alternative treatments that are safe and effective and acupuncture may just fit the bill.This treatment method has been shown in several studies to relieve the dreaded hot flashes and also to reduce night sweats.An added benefit is more

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July 24th, 2013

Alternative Menopause Treatment

6 Great Ideas You May Not Have Thought About Many traditional health care providers consider any treatment other than Hormone Replacement Therapy as “alternative”. But since herbal treatments are considered main-stream by most women, we will look at treatment options that are a little more out of the ordinary. Herbal Treatments Home Remedies Acupuncture Relaxation Techniques Exercise Diet

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July 24th, 2013

Menopause in an Hour

With Tara Allmen, MD   Menopause in an Hour Click to find the best price on Amazon.com  Review of the DVD Set The DVD set “Menopause in an Hour” gives you straightforward and up-to-date information about perimenopause and menopause. It features Dr. Tara Allmen, a well-known National Certified Menopause Practitioner and OB-GYN.   The DVD set includes two

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July 24th, 2013

What is Perimenopause

The First Stage of Your Menopause Journey Women not only want to know about their symptoms, they also want to understand what is going on. So here is some background information about this first stage of menopause. “What is perimenopause” will help you understand: The reason for your symptoms. What is going on in your body when you

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July 24th, 2013

Natural Supplements for Menopause

Reviews and Information about Popular and New Menopause Supplements Natural supplements for menopause are extremely popular. Women are desperate to find a safe and effective remedy to help their symptoms and to get their life back on track. Here we will review the most popular natural supplements for menopause. But we will also introduce you to some

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