How to Boost Your Energy in Menopause by Dr. Pam^
According to Dr. Pamela Dee, low energy is one of the most reported symptoms of menopause. Read her tips for how menopausal women can increase their energy levels.
Menopause Symptoms: Irritability
Hot flashes, night sweats, lack of sleep, fatigue...these menopause symptoms would make anyone irritable. But irritability is also its own menopause symptom.
Menopause: Coming of Age
You know what to look for, from hot flashes and night sweats to missed periods, but you may be asking yourself: when will menopause begin? From genetics to individual habits, a variety of factors can play a part in determining when menopause will arrive. Read on to find out more.
5 Myths of Menopause by Dr. Pamela Dee^
Dr. Pamela Dee discusses common menopause myths, including misconceptions about changes in menstrual periods and low libido.
What is Menopause? By Dr. Pamela Dee^
A woman is officially “menopausal” when she has not had a menstrual period for twelve months. However, there are actually several stages of menopause, like the “perimenopausal era,” a very ill-defined time frame from about age forty until the time a woman has had no menstrual periods for twelve months. Below, learn more about the different stages of menopause and what to expect from each.
7 Tips for a Healthy Menopause by Dr. Pamela Dee^
Menopause provides an excellent opportunity for a woman to review her overall health and wellness. Below are some tips to not just survive, but thrive, during menopause.
How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep During Menopause by Dr. Pamela Dee^
Women do not have to read medical studies to know that adequate sleep is needed for healthy immune and bodily functions, physical and mental health and overall quality of life. During menopause, occasional sleeplessness can be a common symptom. Inadequate sleep is qualified as getting less than five or six hours of sleep at night, difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep as well as difficulty staying awake during the day.
Perimenopause Herbal Assistance
Perimenopause is the period just prior to menopause when hormones begin to change and the ovaries stop releasing eggs. It typically lasts about one year and ends when menopause begins. It’s not uncommon during this twelve-month or so period for menopause symptoms like hot flashes and sleeplessness to start creeping up.
Menopause Symptoms: Sleeplessness
Occasional sleeplessness affects us all from time to time. In fact, 40 percent of women have trouble falling asleep, and once asleep, 48 percent report having trouble staying asleep.
What is Perimenopause? How Early Can It Start?
Perimenopause is a three-to-six-year period in a woman’s life that is the beginning of a series of hormonal changes, signaling that a woman is starting to reach maturation beyond her years of fertility. Each woman experiences the process differently, and it can start as early as her mid-30s. To prepare for the changes your body will go through, it’s important to understand some of the symptoms––physical, emotional and metabolic––that can occur. It’s also important to know that you have options in how to handle those changes.