Menopause and Hair Loss

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Menopause and Hair Loss For some women one of the most depressing aspects of menopause can be rapid hair loss. Although not as well know as some symptoms of menopause , hair loss can affect up to 50% of women. As with most menopause symptoms hair loss is caused by an imbalance in the bodies […]

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Menopause Fatigue

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Menopause Fatigue One of the symptoms of menopause that affect the majority of menopausal women is fatigue. Menopause fatigue is not just a result of lack of estrogen or progesterone but is a result of many factors linked to menopausal symptoms. Symptoms like night sweats and insomnia take a toll on your body and result […]

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Menopause Weight Gain

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Menopause Weight Gain Menopause weight gain is natural and really nothing to worry about (unless it is a rapid weight gain). If you suddenly experience rapid weight gain or weight loss you should visit your doctor immediately. Naturally you should start to gain around 1 -2 pounds a year, with the average weight gain being […]

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Menopause Anxiety

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Menopause Anxiety 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 […]

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Menopause Heart Palpitations

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Menopause Heart Palpitations The second most common symptom of menopause is 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 […]

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Menopause Mood Swing

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Menopause Mood Swing Mood swings during perimenopause and menopause are some of the most misunderstood aspects of the changes that women undergo. It is not helped by the fact that irritability and mood swings can affect loved ones which in turn leads to higher stress levels. Doctors and scientists don’t know exactly why these rapid […]

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Menopause Insomnia

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Menopause Insomnia Insomnia can be a contributing factor in many menopause related conditions. Fatigue and tiredness caused by lack of sleep can contribute to irritability and mood swings, which lead to increased stress levels that can trigger heart palpitations and hot flashes. Many women have found that once they get their sleep under control and […]

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Menopause Hot Flashes

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Menopause Hot Flashes The most common symptom of menopause is the occurrence of hot flashes, sometimes called hot flushes or night sweats. Night sweats are hot flashes that occur at night. It is believed that that they are partially caused by a drop in estrogen in the body combined with other factors, such as stress […]

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Menopause and Depression

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Menopause and Depression Depression in Menopause 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 the hormones, or by associated factors such as lack of sleep and […]

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Menopause Symptoms

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Common Menopause Symptoms The following is a list of common menopause symptoms reported by women experiencing menopause or perimenopause. Menopause will affect every woman in a different way; some will have very few symptoms while others will experience very severe symptoms. The key point to remember is that menopause is a completely natural cycle in […]

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