Uncomfortable changes in our bodies do not stop after menopause. Unfortunately this is one of the realities of being a woman. Hot flushes and night sweats are often rife through menopause, and in fact leading up to menopause. Yet after years of suffering, we start to notice other things, like our hair and skin getting worse, bloating, an increase in sleepless nights or weight gain.
Are you nearing menopause, yet occasionally experience symptoms as if you were menstruating, such as period type cramps or bloating? It’s not actually that uncommon and it’s definitely nothing to worry about unless you are experiencing ongoing pain or you have an underlying health issue.
When we think of mood swings we often associate them with teenagers hitting puberty as their hormones change. Menopause is the same concept, your hormones are changing yet again and your body is off-balanced once more.
Mood swings are a very common symptom of menopause and perimenopause, they can last years and affect your well-being and relationships if you don’t get them under control.
Menopause can be a stressful time for us all, but often it’s the simple things that can make a huge difference to our everyday lives and the happiness we feel.
We typically feel better when we’re in control, when we’re free and our minds are uncluttered. It’s not realistic to be in control of everything around us, however, these six tips should help you approach life with a much better outlook.
Menopause can be a confusing and bewildering time. If you never discussed menopause with your Mother or any other family member, then the chances are you will be pretty clueless going into it. However, fear not because we’re here to help you by addressing some of the most commonly asked questions by women who are reaching the golden age of menopause.
If you suffer from night sweats, then you will know just what it’s like to wake up with your bed sheets and bed clothes soaking wet. It’s uncomfortable, embarrassing and disruptive to your sleep. Night sweats can be the worst part of menopause and even peri-menopause for many women for those exact reasons. No one wants to be changing the sheets on a daily basis, sometimes twice in the same night!
We’ve spoken about meditation before as a method for relaxing, as well as reducing anxiety and stress. Most of us have heard about the benefits gained through meditation, but even so how many people actually meditate on a regular basis? Let’s look at the science behind this popular practise and discover exactly what meditation does to our brains.
We asked you on Twitter which symptom we should feature in our next ‘symptoms in the spotlight’ and as a result this week we are going to look at vaginal dryness and developing an overactive bladder as a result of menopause.
It’s that time again, the start of a brand new year. Many of you will be setting new year’s resolutions such as ‘spend more time with the family’, ‘eat healthier’ or ‘exercise more’. These are all great, but they are so generic that it can be difficult to stick to them. What does eating healthier really involve? Does ‘more exercise’ mean once a week, or every day? Here at LadyCare, we think your health should be your number one priority in 2016, so that’s why we’ve put together 5 new year resolutions for women in menopause!
Hot flushes are probably one of the most talked about and most common symptoms of menopause. If you’ve never had a hot flush, it’s quite difficult to explain just how dilapidating they can be to one’s life. However, if you’re reading this, it’s likely you know exactly what it’s like to experience them on a regular basis.