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Headaches as a Result of Menopause

July 26, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Headaches can be triggered by the hormonal changes of menopause. Women who have a history of headaches during their menstrual cycles, during pregnancy or when taking oral contraceptives may be at an increased risk of suffering from headaches during perimenopause or menopause. Even though some women notice a substantial decrease in the number and severity …

Menopause and Weight Gain

June 18, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Many women notice a marked increase in weight as they near or enter menopause. The weight gain is often concentrated in the abdominal area, and it may be associated with an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes, colorectal cancer, heart disease and breast cancer. Even though menopausal weight gain is extremely common, it is not …

Can Brittle Nails be a Sign of Menopause?

March 28, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Many women expect to face such well-known menopause signs as hot flashes, night sweats and irritability. Still, as the hormones in your body fluctuate, you may experience a wide range of symptoms that can affect every part of your body, from your suddenly thinning hair to your tingling and burning toes. Weak or brittle nails …

Causes of Mood Swings during Menopause

February 22, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Menopause represents the end of a woman’s reproductive years. Perimenopause is the transitional period between a woman’s reproductive years and menopause. More than a million women go through menopause each year, and many of them experience at least some symptoms as a result of the large hormonal fluctuations that mark the cessation of their ovarian …

Common Menopause Symptoms

December 28, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Women often begin to experience perimenopause around 40. Perimenopause happen when menstrual cycles begin to be erratic and is usually considered to be the transitional period between a woman’s fertile years and menopause, which commonly occurs around age 50. Symptoms of menopause can vary widely, and some women may experience only mild symptoms whereas other …