Treating Chronic Urticaria (Hives) During Menopause

Estrogen Loss at Menopause Can Lead to Urination Issues

Credit: Thinkstock If you’re a middle-aged woman, you may have noticed that you are having issues with urination. You’re not alone. Harvard Medical School reports almost 1 in 3 American women who are between the ages of 50 and 64 have complaints abou...
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Vaginal Atrophy Can Bring Dryness, Itching

Menopause can bring many so many issues – hot flashes, weight gain, mood swings – so many women are caught by surprise when they start feeling irritation, soreness or itching in and around their “private parts.” However, this dryness may be a sign of ...
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Make Brain Health a Priority During Menopause

Going through menopause can change your perspective on things. For instance, what if you find that you are having trouble mentally calculating the restaurant tip, even though you majored in math in college? Yes, brain fog does occur in some women as ...
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Issues with Gluten Intolerance May Emerge at Menopause

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I put myself on a 21-day clean eating program. Afterwards, I slowly started reintroducing foods such as dairy, pasta, bread and meat and gauged my body’s reaction to them. One night, I was surprised to find that I f...
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Menopause, Aging and Alcohol Do Not Mix Well

I hate to be a killjoy, but you need to think twice before drinking that second (or third) vodka tonic, Moscow mule, beer or glass of wine. That’s because drinking actually gets riskier as we age. True, drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may be goo...
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Change of Attitude Can Change Your Outlook Through Menopause

Recently, I had coffee after an exercise class with a middle-age friend. We got onto the topic of the changes we were experiencing during this time period, including the weight gain, aches and pains. When my friend bemoaned that she is having tremend...
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