What Is Menopause
Afra Willmore
Afra Willmore
October 24, 2018
What is menopause? Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops because of hormonal changes. This happens in your late 40s or early 50s.

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Menopause Symptoms to Be Aware Of

19 Symptoms You’re Approaching Menopause

There are many menopause symptoms you may notice, including irregular periods, hot flashes, and insomnia. Learn more about them here.
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Menopause and Hormones

What Happens to Your Hormones During Menopause?

During menopause, women may experience a decrease in estrogen and progestogen levels causing unwanted symptoms. Learn more about menopause and hormones.
by Afra Willmore on August 20, 2018
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Menopause and Bloating: What Is Causing You to Bloat?

Bloating is one of those menopausal symptoms we experience but nobody wants to talk about. So, what is causing you to bloat and what can you do about it?
by Oni Kitchens on October 27, 2017
How Long Does Menopause Last

When Does Menopause Start, and How Long Does It Last?

Does it feel like your menopausal symptoms have been hanging around forever? How long does menopause last, anyway? Learn all about it here.
64 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on October 17, 2017
Menopause Headaches

Can Menopause Cause Headaches?

Hormone-related headaches, like menopause headaches, can prove to be seriously debilitating, affecting every aspect of life from work to your social life.
452 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on February 8, 2017
Perimenopause Nipple Discharge

Is Nipple Discharge a Sign of Menopause?

Perimenopause nipple discharge can be frightening. It may have been years since breastfeeding a child (if at all!) — so why could this be happening?
by Krystina Ostermeyer on December 19, 2016
Cervical Mucus During Perimenopause

Why Am I Experiencing Cervical Discharge?

Generally, cervical mucus during perimenopause is a normal occurrence. Learn the causes and when you should be concerned about this symptom.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on December 19, 2016
Menopause Greasy Hair

When Menopause Causes Greasy Hair

You won’t be too surprised to learn our constant companions, hormones, are playing havoc with your locks, causing menopause greasy hair.
6 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on December 14, 2016
Menopause and Nausea

Can Menopause Cause Nausea?

One of the worst side effects of menopause is nausea, which can have a huge effect on day-to-day living. So, how do you cope with menopause and nausea?
by Afra Willmore on November 7, 2016
Little Known Symptoms of Menopause

Little Known Symptoms of Menopause

Most women don’t talk about their menopause, so some of the personal symptoms might come as a surprise when it’s your turn to navigate this change of life.
20 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on July 14, 2015
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