Perimenopause usually begins in your 40’s but can happen earlier or later. Every woman’s experience is different. Common symptoms are: irregular periods, hot flashes, lower sex drive, breast tenderness, fatigue, and vaginal dryness. If you are … [Read more...] about Am I Starting Perimenopause?
As you progress towards menopause, the hormones estrogen and progesterone no longer work in sync, creating an imbalance. Perimenopause effects women differently. Some experience vaginal dryness and a lower libido, others have hot flashes, and still … [Read more...] about Perimenopause
Menopause occurs when a woman approaches the end of fertility. This is when the menstrual cycle stops, and several changes occur in the female body. You are officially in menopause when your ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone and when … [Read more...] about What Does Menopause Do to My Body?
Hormone replacement therapy involves taking medications to manage female hormones. It was once the go-to solution for menopause symptoms. Doctors used to believe that it had positive long-term effects like prevention of heart disease and dementia. A … [Read more...] about Should I Begin Hormone Replacement Therapy?