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What Men Need to Know About Post-Menopausal Sex

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Jul 20, 2015 1:45:00 PM

If a woman’s desire for sex or enjoyment of sex declines during menopause, and the man still enjoys and wants sex with his partner, it can be a difficult situation for both. Couples accustomed to creating intimacy in this way may  miss that closeness. A man whose desires haven’t declined may feel frustrated and depressed when his partner begins to turn away because sex is painful or desire decreases.

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Topics: Menopause

Can Hormone Replacement Help If I'm Already Past Menopause?

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Jul 1, 2015 1:38:00 PM

The irreversible and permanent cessation of monthly menstrual cycles is referred to as menopause. In other words, menopause marks the end of the reproductive capacity of a female as a result of biochemical and hormonal changes in the body. The transition to complete menopause may take approximately 15 years (long before the actual cessation of menstrual cycles).

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Topics: Hormone Therapy, Menopause

Put a Damper on Your Hot Flashes with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on May 22, 2015 10:26:00 AM

Do you often feel sudden and irresistible feelings of heat and sweat on your neck or face that doesn’t go away?

Do you find it difficult to sleep peacefully at night due to unprovoked attacks of night sweating?

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Topics: Menopause

Sex After Menopause: What to Expect

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on May 13, 2015 1:34:00 PM

According to a new study reported in the peer reviewed journal Menopause (1), sexual encounters after menopause are often unpleasant and uncomfortable for most women. There are a number of reasons that may explain the poor libido and lack of sexual interest in this sub-group of population.  Most significant ones are:

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Topics: Menopause

Are My Mood Swings from Stress or Menopause?

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Apr 22, 2015 4:11:00 PM

Hormones are small but very smart chemical messengers that are capable of influencing physical, emotional, sexual and reproductive aspects of our lives. Mild changes in the secretion of these hormones can produce a wide array of disturbances if poorly managed over a long period of time. This is because most hormones follow a “feedback-regulation system” in which changes in the production of one hormone may impact the synthetic functions of other endocrine hormones and neurotransmitters.

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Topics: Menopause

13 Tips for Healthy Hair: How to Regain Body, Wave and Shine

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Apr 20, 2015 10:05:00 AM

Like other cells in the body, skin and hair follicles require adequate levels of hormones to remain healthy. Testosterone and thyroid deficiency (or thyroid excess) can cause hair to become finer, losing body, wave and shine. Hair becomes dry and brittle, breaking easily. With bioidentical hormone therapy, the skin and scalp become healthier within days to weeks and new hair growth is noticeable within a month.

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Topics: Menopause

Memory Loss and Menopause: Should you be concerned?

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Apr 13, 2015 9:23:00 AM

Menopause is overwhelming for a lot of females; mainly because many women tend to notice even the trivial symptoms that were previously ignored or overlooked. However, in this regard, it is very important to investigate and differentiate the troubling symptoms from ordinary ones.

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Topics: Menopause

How to Get Your Mid-20's Libido Back

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Mar 31, 2015 3:15:00 PM

Loss of libido is one of the symptoms that are not only troubling for the menopausal women but can also adversely affect the life of their male partners. According to latest estimates, more than 20 to 40% females report significant changes in their sex drive during menopause.

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Topics: Menopause

Causes of Menopausal Weight Gain

Posted by Dr. John Gandy on Mar 25, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Menopause is the complete and irreversible shift in the dynamics of female reproductive cycle. The severity of symptoms may vary from female to female; depending on the overall physical health, age at menopause, co-existing health issues and environmental/ genetic factors. Classic symptoms of menopause are:

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Topics: Menopause

Hot and Bothered: How to Deal with Hot Flashes

Posted by Tina Jones, N.P. on Mar 14, 2015 2:58:00 PM

Hot flashes - a well-known symptom of menopause is characterized by disturbing feelings of heat that are often followed by flushing of face and profuse sweating in the head and neck region. In about 80 to 95% cases, they usually occur in the middle of the night; which greatly compromises the quality of sleep.

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Topics: Menopause

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