Have you noticed that as you reach menopause or even perimenopause, digestive problems start to play up? Acid reflux and constipation are common complaints in older women. Menopause can cause an onset of these things in women who haven’t previously suffered from them, but it can also make existing problems even worse. What can you do to relieve things such as Indigestion and why does menopause cause these issues?
There are three types of pollen that cause hay fever. Some people are unfortunate enough to suffer allergies from all three, but typically it’s one of three that causes problems. Establishing which one you’re allergic to is the first step to beating it. The bad news is that the hay fever season generally lasts from late March right up until the end of September. The good news is that this is broken down into the different pollen seasons.
Ladies, no matter how hard they try, many men will not be able to relate or fully understand the impact that menopause can have on our lives. If you feel like banging your head on the wall because your husband is making light of your hot flushes, or doesn’t understand why you can’t control your outbursts, this letter is for him…
The summer heat has come in full force, which is great news for replenishing our vitamin D, but not ideal if you suffer from hot flushes and night sweats. The evenings seem to be a challenge even if you’re non-menopausal, but add in those uncomfortable symptoms and it seems near impossible to get a decent night’s sleep! We want to make life easier for you, so follow these tips for sleeping better during the height of Summer.
Nausea (feeling as though you need to vomit) isn’t something you really expect to associate with menopause. It’s more commonly linked to pregnancy, or that time of the month. So those of us who suffer from nausea as a symptom of menopause are often taken-aback. Feeling nauseous has a massive impact on your day; you can’t focus, you don’t feel up to doing anything and in the end it’s a similar feeling to being under-the-weather.
Even light exercise makes us break a sweat, our temperature rises, and breathing quickens. Exerting ourselves can feel uncomfortable at the time, but ladies, the payoff is completely worth it! Immediately afterwards, as the body releases endorphins, you feel fantastic. Long-term, you start to notice a whole other host of benefits, not just weight loss! For some women though, that exertion during exercise is all too familiar with the start of a hot flush. Many women, therefore, avoid exercise because they fear it will trigger more hot flushes.
With all the terminology regarding our health flying around as we age, it’s no wonder it all gets a little confusing. We’re here to clear a few things up when it comes to the different stages of menopause and explain exactly what you can expect throughout the process. Feeling prepared can often take some of that worry and stress off our shoulders.
If you’ve ever experienced a hot flush, you will know just how embarrassing and troublesome they can be. The occasional hot flush here or there, although not ideal, is manageable. However, during menopause hot flushes can happen up to 40 times a day in some cases. This can have a significant impact on your quality of life.
Up to 75% of women between the ages of 45 to 58 report a significant drop in sexual arousal during both menopause and perimenopause. Phew, breathe a sigh of relief… what you’re going through is completely normal! If you’ve seriously lost your sex drive and now you’re missing that flare in the bedroom, don’t worry, we’re here to help. We’re about to introduce you to something that could change your life.
It is estimated that depression affects around 322 million people. Now the leading cause of poor health and disability across the globe, depression is on the rise. Depression has likely touched all of our lives in one way or another; either directly or indirectly. I’m sure we all know someone who is suffering or has suffered from depression.