It’s been said before and it still rings true, health is the most important thing. If you don’t have your health, it can be difficult to do even the most basic tasks.
When someone in your family is unhealthy, it can be upsetting, disruptive and costly. That’s why most parents do what they can to keep themselves and their families healthy. If you are looking for ways to keep your family healthy, here are some great tips.
Diet: You are what you eat! If you eat healthy food, you are more likely to stay healthy. We provide articles that give you basic information on diets that can improve your health and keep your body weight down to reduce the risk of disease.
Finding healthy food can be difficult, especially considering that, in the case of fruits and vegetables, many go in and out of season during the year. We provide you with fruits and vegetables that are rich in nutrients and information on what season you are most likely to find them in.
Woman’s Health: When mommy’s unhappy, no one is happy, and when mommy is sick, she’s not going to be happy!
Women are subject to a lot of pressure and high expectations that can wear down on their health. We devote an entire section to women’s health so that they can be aware of likely risks, know how to identify them and know what to do to protect themselves against them.
Maintaining health is a very important part of family life. Moms Who Think helps by providing you with the tools you need to be healthy and stay healthy. Here’s wishing the best for your family.
What You Need to Know About Natural Remedies for MenopauseUpdated:
When searching for natural remedies to alleviate menopausal symptoms, you’ll likely come across a lot of information. Women have relied on herbal remedies to treat ailments for years. However, in recent times much of the knowledge of our ancestors has been lost. While there are numerous natural herbs to help symptoms of menopause, it’s important […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Insomnia Medications for MenopauseUpdated:
When a person is considering taking any type of sleep medication for menopause-related insomnia, they should do so only if other ways of dealing with insomnia have failed. In fact, it’s important to consult with your doctor first, as some forms of sleep medication can lead to addiction and cause serious side effects. Read on […]Read more »
Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy: Explore the Risks and AlternativesUpdated:
Menopause hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a controversial subject as of late. While it was considered an effective remedy for menopausal symptoms, clinical trials have shown that it might actually be causing more problems than it was helping. There is no doubt that hormone replacement therapy can help some women, but it is important […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Hair Loss During MenopauseUpdated:
For many women, hair loss during menopause can be incredibly distressing, impacting their self-esteem and well-being. Although not discussed as much as other symptoms of menopause, hair loss can affect up to 50% of women. As with most menopausal symptoms, hair loss is caused by a hormal imbalance, specifically in the decline of estrogen levels […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Fatigue During MenopauseUpdated:
Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of menopause that affect the majority of menopausal women. Menopausal fatigue is not just a result of a lack of estrogen or progesterone, but rather a combination of factors linked to menopausal symptoms. Symptoms like night sweats and insomnia take a toll on your body and result […]Read more »
Menopause Weight Gain and What to ExpectUpdated:
Menopause weight gain is natural and really nothing to worry about (unless it is a rapid weight gain). If you are normally a very slim person or are naturally athletic or active it can feel very jarring to suddenly be putting on the pounds however it will generally be very slow. If you suddenly experience […]Read more »
A Rough Guide to Menopause AnxietyUpdated:
The first thing to get clear in this article is that menopause anxiety and related panic attacks are not caused by the hormone imbalance that brings perimenopause and menopause. They are usually brought on by the consequences of the hormone imbalance in your body during menopause. For example…if you are at an important meeting and […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Heart Palpitations During MenopauseUpdated:
The second most common symptom of menopause is a rapid heartbeat or heart palpitations. As with hot flashes, these often indicate the onset of menopause. The rapid heartbeat will normally be accompanied by a hot flash and is usually nothing to be worried about. In fact, worrying about it will probably just trigger further episodes. […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Mood Swings During MenopauseUpdated:
Mood swings during perimenopause and menopause can be incredibly challenging to navigate. It is not helped by the fact that irritability and mood swings can affect loved ones which in turn leads to higher stress levels. The exact causes of these rapid shifts are not fully understood yet. Some believe that the reduced levels of […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Insomnia During MenopauseUpdated:
Insomnia is a common issue that can be a contributing factor in many menopause-related conditions. Fatigue and tiredness caused by lack of sleep can intensify irritability, mood swings, and increased stress levels, which can trigger heart palpitations and hot flashes. Many women have found that once they get their sleep under control and ensure 6 […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Hot Flashes During MenopauseUpdated:
Experiencing hot flashes during menopause can be uncomfortable and emotionally challenging. The most common symptom of menopause is the occurrence of hot flashes, sometimes called hot flushes or night sweats. While the frequency and severity can vary from woman to woman, they tend to disrupt sleep patterns and daily life. Understanding what cause and triggers […]Read more »
What You Need to Know About Depression During MenopauseUpdated:
Key Points Depression can occur at any time in our lives, but it seems to be particularly prevalent in menopausal women. Doctors and scientists are divided about whether the depression is caused by a change in the balance of hormones, or by associated factors such as lack of sleep and fatigue brought on by other […]Read more »
Understanding the Symptoms That Come with MenopauseUpdated:
Menopause can be a difficult time for many women. There are a host of symptoms you might experience, from anxiety to unexpected weight gain. Your body is going through a lot of changes, and some of those could bring you great distress. If you’re curious about menopause, then continue reading to find out all you […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – HUpdated:
Key Points Symptoms of Perimenopause – H Hot flashes In perimenopause, one of the most common symptoms is hot flashes. Hot flashes are a sudden sensation of warmth or heat that spreads over the body. A hot flash creates flushing of the skin, especially on the face and upper body. Hot flashes vary in intensity […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – GUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause symptoms beginning with G are: Gum Problems Gum problems due to hormonal changes in the body are common symptoms of perimenopause. Additionally, any gum problems that you were experiencing prior to perimenopause can become more pronounced. An increase in bleeding from sensitive gum tissue is also common. A condition called menopausal gingivostomatitis […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – WUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause Symptoms – W Weight gain, sudden bouts of bloating The changing hormones brought on by perimenopause are a cause of weight gain, especially in the middle of your body. As we age and our metabolism slows down, it adds to the difficulty of weight gain during menopause. Another symptom of perimenopause is […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – VUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause Symptoms Beginning with V Vaginal Dryness A symptom of perimenopause, vaginal dryness, is caused by estrogen levels dropping. The vaginal tissues start drying and become less elastic. Due to the loss of moisture, penetrative sex can become uncomfortable. The vagina may also frequently be itchy, easily irritated, and prone to infection. Tips […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – TUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause symptoms beginning with T are: Tinnitus Tinnitus is a common but rather annoying symptom of perimenopause, which is characterized by ringing in the ears as well as sounds resembling bells, whooshing, and buzzing. Some women experience these symptoms in one ear or both, depending on the severity. While more studies need to […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – BUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause symptoms beginning with B are: Breast Tenderness In perimenopause, breast tenderness is a common symptom many women endure. Pain, soreness, and or tenderness in one or both breasts is caused by hormonal fluctuations during perimenopause and is considered a normal part of this transitional phase. However, if the pain becomes more severe […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – SUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause Symptoms That Begin with S Skin that feels itchy, crawly; tingling in the extremities During perimenopause your estrogen levels drop, which slows down collagen production. Collagen is responsible for resilient skin. Collagen loss is most rapid at the beginning of menopause, and it manifests as itchy, dry, or flaky skin. The crawling […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – CUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause symptoms beginning with C are: Crashing Fatigue Crashing fatigue during perimenopause is an all encompassing feeling of tiredness and exhaustion. It may be related to the sleep disturbances caused by perimenopausal estrogen fluctuations. Crashing fatigue during perimenopause is a debilitating and complex disorder. It is often experienced as complete bodily exhaustion with […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – RUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause Symptoms Beginning with R Rapid heartbeat One of the most alarming symptoms of perimenopause (and one of the most common) is a pounding, racing heart. Rapid heart beat during perimenopause comes in bouts, with seemingly no way to stop them. Rapid heart beat can also interfere with sleep, causing even more fatigue […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms QUpdated:
Key Points Perimenopause Symptoms Beginning with Q Queasiness, gastrointestinal distress, indigestion, pain from gas A symptom of perimenopause is a change in gastrointestinal functions. Cramping, gas, and nausea are common. If you have pain that lasts for more than three days, or if your pain increases in severity, see your doctor immediately. Tips for Dealing […]Read more »
Perimenopause Symptoms – EUpdated:
Key Points Symptoms of perimenopause beginning with E: Electric shock sensation under the skin and in the head A less common symptom of perimenopause is a strange electric sensation, or the feeling of a rubber band snapping in the layer of tissue between skin and muscle. The cause of it may be related to fluctuating […]Read more »