Menopause and Hormones
Afra Willmore
Afra Willmore
August 20, 2018
During menopause, women may experience a decrease in estrogen and progestogen levels causing unwanted symptoms. Learn more about menopause and hormones.

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Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause and Weight Gain: Explaining Middle Age Spread

Regardless of how long you've dealt with menopause, weight has likely crossed your mind. Here's what you need to know about menopause and weight gain.
190 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Lana Barhum on December 7, 2017
Menopause and Depression

What to Do When Menopause and Depression Occur Together

Afra Willmore and counselor Eric Patterson discuss the prevalence of menopause and depression, and how to combat its effects.
358 found this helpful by Afra Willmore and Eric Patterson on January 11, 2017
Why Am I Bleeding After Menopause?

Why Am I Bleeding After Menopause?

Your bleeding after menopause might be normal, but it could be a sign of something more serious than fluctuating hormones. Learn to tell the difference.
by Afra Willmore on July 19, 2016
Bone Loss After Menopause

Have You Experienced Bone Loss After Menopause?

Bone loss after menopause is common, which makes post-menopausal women more at risk of osteoporosis and fractures. Prevention is key, so get screened today!
5 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on May 24, 2016
Smoking and Menopause

Smoking and Menopause

Many women don’t realize that being a smoker can hasten the start of the menopause and make its symptoms worse. Learn more about smoking and menopause here.
by Afra Willmore on September 9, 2015
Menopause and Hair Loss

Does Menopause Cause Hair Loss?

Unfortunately, menopause and hair loss can be connected. Rethink your hair care routine to limit and disguise hair loss — try these tips!
101 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on May 27, 2015
Risk of Divorce

Risk of Divorce

Many divorce occur during the menopause years. Because of this, finding ways to improve your physical and psychological symptoms is essential.
50 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on March 10, 2015
Menopause and High Blood Pressure

Menopause and High Blood Pressure

Menopause and high blood pressure often surface around the same time in a woman's life. Consider these tips for keeping blood pressure under control.
136 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on January 29, 2015
Diabetes Risk

Diabetes Risk

Menopause and diabetes can be a volatile combination. It’s crucial that you recognize the risks, and get on track with the right treatment plan ASAP.
22 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on January 13, 2015
Risk of Heart Disease

Risk of Heart Disease

For many women, heart disease symptoms surface after the onset of menopause. However, there are a number of ways you can counter the risk factors.
45 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on January 7, 2015