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Acupuncture & Menopause
Acupuncture & Menopause
Acupuncture is an alternative option for relieving menopause symptoms. It may be particularly appropriate for women who choose to avoid hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
Aromatherapy for Menopause
Aromatherapy for Menopause
Aromatherapy uses essential oils to promote healing and relief from health challenges such as menopause. Try using sage, lemon and anise and other oils to ease your…...
Best Exercises After Menopause
Best Exercises After Menopause
Exercise is important as you transition through your change of life and after it occurs. Learn which exercises can help with menopause....
Botanical Oestrogens for Menopause
Botanical Oestrogens for Menopause
There are still many unknowns about botanical oestrogens and how they may help menopause. A newly funded research study will hopefully bring clarity to the questions....
Controversy of Delaying Menopause
Controversy of Delaying Menopause
The concept of delaying menopause is a controversial one, although for women who want to start a family in their older years, it is a welcomed idea....
Counselling for Improved Menopausal Health
Counselling for Improved Menopausal Health
There are many different counselling approaches for treating menopause and you will likely find one that is right for you. They include person-centred,…...
Eating to Support a Healthy Transition
Eating to Support a Healthy Transition
Healthy eating habits are important during menopause because they help to support the physical and emotional changes you will experience as part of this change of life....
Exercise and Fitness During Menopause
Exercise and Fitness During Menopause
Exercise and fitness are particularly important during menopause because they can ease physical and emotional symptoms as well as improve your overall health....
Flaxseed Oil and Osteoporosis
Flaxseed Oil and Osteoporosis
New research suggests that something as simple as flaxseed oil may provide benefits in helping to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women....
Herbs to Treat Menopause Symptoms
Herbs to Treat Menopause Symptoms
Herbs can be a helpful way to ease menopause symptoms. With fewer side-effects than prescription drugs, they are a beneficial alternative treatment for menopause....
Hypnotherapy for Hot Flushes
Hypnotherapy for Hot Flushes
Hot flushes plague the majority of women who are entering menopause. A new study suggests hypnotherapy could be an effective treatment....
Managing your Weight after Menopause
Managing your Weight after Menopause
There are changes during menopause that can lead to some weight gain but this is natural and normal. It is generally when you consume too many calories combined with a…...
Nurturing Yourself with Massage
Nurturing Yourself with Massage
Many women find that massage provides relief from the physical and emotional symptoms of menopause. Some massage therapists will also use aromatherapy oils or…...
Nutritional Supplements for Menopause
Nutritional Supplements for Menopause
There are several nutritional supplements that can help you to handle menopause symptoms. While they don't replace a healthy, varied diet, they can ease your symptoms....
Phytoeostrogens for Menopause
Phytoeostrogens for Menopause
Phyto-oestrogens may help to relieve menopause symptoms. The side-effect profile is low but studies on these plant substances are still mixed and inconclusive....
Positive Lifestyle Changes
Positive Lifestyle Changes
Menopause can be a time when women evaluate their lives to examine what they are happy with, what needs work and where they can best make changes....
Soy Isoflavones & menopause
Soy Isoflavones & menopause
Soy isoflavones have shown promise in treating menopause symptoms while also reducing a woman's risk of certain diseases....
Tests for 'Predicting' Menopause
Tests for 'Predicting' Menopause
While still controversial, there is research suggesting that we may be able to predict when a woman will experience menopause....
Which Calcium Should I Use?
Which Calcium Should I Use?
Menopausal women should be taking a regular calcium supplement in addition to a balanced, nutritious diet. Find out how to choose the best one for you....
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