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The Mysteries of Menopause And Its Effect On Our Bodies

The Mysteries of Menopause And Its Effect On Our Bodies

Many women experience perimenopausal symptoms and don’t realize it. These symptoms are often attributed to other conditions that are completely unrelated. This means women are less likely to talk to their healthcare providers about their changing bodies. The hard truth is perimenopause and menopause can cause more than 30 symptoms. I...

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Vaginal wellness before and after menopause

Vaginal wellness before and after menopause

When you think of menopause, what comes to mind? Hot flashes? Night sweats? Loss of your period? Mood swings? Those are enough symptoms to make your head spin. But no one ever talks about what happens to the vagina. The hormonal changes that cause common symptoms during menopause also physically...

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What you need to know about menopause

What you need to know about menopause

I was talking to my friend one evening. It was your typical summer heat. But this time, I had to finish the conversation while in front of the fan in the kitchen. Letting the cold air blow up my shirt. I thought, “Well, this is new. And ridiculous.” But now I...

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A real lifesaver for your pelvic floor

A real lifesaver for your pelvic floor

Pelvic floor weakness is common, and not talked about enough. So why is our pelvic floor strength important, and how can we work on it? The pelvic floor is a set of muscles built for endurance. These muscle fibers work in a lot of different ways, like to: Brace for...

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Find your inner peace

Find your inner peace

I have found myself seeking out new ways to find peace and comfort while stuck at home. I had heard about meditation but didn’t know much about it. In the beginning, I found I was resistant to the very thought of mediation. Sitting still for more than three minutes? I...

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Feeling dry? It’s not you. It’s your hormones.

Feeling dry? It’s not you. It’s your hormones.

Though menopausal symptoms present differently in women, one collective experience we may all share is dryness. Dry skin. Dry nails and hair. Dryness down there. This can do a real number on our confidence.  Let’s take a look at why we experience dryness. And then we can talk about some...

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