Women’s Health Interactive Forums

  • If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Menopause Survival Guide

Collapse
X
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
Clear All
new posts

  • Menopause Survival Guide

    Hi everyone,

    ‘New Menopause Research’ have published a survival guide for menopausal women.

    When the symptoms of menopause start rolling in – there are many things that a woman will encounter, but no-one’s really looking forward to it.

    This is where the ‘Menopause Survival Guide’ can help. You can read about dietary and exercise guidelines to help ease the various stages of menopause. It also gives women lifestyle tips and expert advice.

    The ‘Survival Guide’ gave me quality information about what certain foods will do for your digestive system, and what foods you should be staying away from, as well as the benefits of regular exercise.



    Maria
    Last edited by WildChild; 04-19-2011, 12:46 AM.

  • Menopause relief is possible through self care. Western doctors treat women in menopause like they have a disease. In truth, menopause is a transitional imbalance, a change that can be comforted with some study and experimentation.

    Peri-menopausal woman report experiencing symptoms including hot flashes, anger, urinary tract infections, irritability, hyperacidity, skin breakouts (acne), rashes, low sex drive, mood swings, and more. If the sole cause of menopause is a loss of hormones, as is commonly believed in the west, then why do some women experience no symptoms at all during menopause while others can no relief from menopause?
    **Removed outbound links**
    Last edited by LanaBear; 05-16-2011, 04:05 PM. Reason: Removed links

    Comment


    • Some of the hormones are thought to cause cancer. My wife is in the beginning stages of menopause and she has hot flashes and such, but the doctor is afraid to put her on hormones due to breast cancer being so widespread in her family. Just about every woman in her family has had it except her. We just don't think the benefit outweighs the risks involved for her.

      Comment


      • I suggest that she read two good sources, one being The Wisdom of Menopause, by Dr. Northrup and the other, The Hormone Diet by Dr. Turner. In many cases these symptoms can be dealt with by adjusting your diet and techniques such as meditation.

        Comment


        • Hello,
          I have a question on what MarkT said, aren't synthetic hormones the ones that cause cancer? (rather than bioidentical hormones)

          Comment


          • I have a question on what MarkT said, aren't synthetic hormones the ones that cause cancer? (rather than bioidentical hormones)
            Synthetic are made in the lab, they act on the exact same receptors that regular hormones work on. When a normal human made hormone latches onto its specific receptor a signal is sent out, a synthetic hormone latches onto the exact same receptor that the normal human made hormone does and sends out the exact same signal. When a doctor prescribes a medication it is going to work like that, it latches onto the exact same receptor and sends out the signal when the normal human hormone may not be functioning correctly. Synthetic hormones that are prescribed are not made to cause cancer, if a person has cancer it is because of a multitude of other factors. It is possible to have cancer because the body is not functioning correctly, say hormonal imbalance, the synthetic hormones are often given to try and straighten things out. It is possible to get cancer because of medications overworking certain types of systems in the body, hence doctors not prescribing medications because of certain risk factors (like cancer running in the family). However it is not take this FDA approved medication and boom you have cancer...it does not work like that despite what any blog may say (blogs are notorious for false information because they themselves are terrified of doctors).
            There are those who believe that dictionaries should not merely reflect the times but also protect English from the mindless assaults of the trendy.

            Comment


            • blogs are notorious for false information because they themselves are terrified of doctors
              that's so true.
              Speaking of doctors, I went out and tried to find some hormone doctors I could talk with about the subject. I found this directory where you can search for bioidentical hormone doctors by state or zipcode. I found one and asked him all about bioidentical hormones. If anyone else is interested I think they should find a bioidentical hormone doctor and ask some questions.
              Here is the directory.
              (edit link)
              Last edited by CHANDLERS WISH; 07-19-2011, 04:43 PM. Reason: links are not allowed

              Comment

              Womens Health orange logoGet The Newsletter

              Receive our passionately crafted, medically reviewed articles and insights — the stuff nobody else talks about but you want to know — delivered right to your inbox.

              Latest Posts in Our Forums

              Collapse

              • Reply to Female pubic hair and sexuality

                Last night I didn't notice my g/f hadn't shaved in a while. I wouldn't have noticed if she hadn't of brought it to my attention.

                Today, 06:42 PM By WaveRider
              • Reply to Have You Ever Let A Guy Cum Inside You? Do You Want To? – Discuss

                Very recently my g/f told me that she has girlfriends and has known girlfriends who detested/have detested cum. My g/l loves it with the caveat that many...

                Today, 06:37 PM By WaveRider
              • Reply to Next revolution(s)

                The extreme materialization of ourselves is expressed by locking our Self into only what the senses perceive. This becomes the only reality. As a result...

                Today, 06:25 PM By driiols
              • Reply to Catching up!

                I am so sorry, atskitty2. You're not alone with your grief: you and your mum are going so through much. There is little I can say, but you've got your...

                Today, 06:24 PM By driiols
              • Reply to ***Ladies reaction to men at a nude beach/pool***

                Based upon what I have found on the internet, there are several standard steps for estimating the amount of work for business automation: Studying a company...

                Today, 06:17 PM By driiols

              Latest Topics in Our Forums

              Collapse

              • Introduction

                Hello Everyone!
                I am new to this forum.

                06-27-2019, 04:40 AM By linakhonde
              • motivation

                can't find the "motivation" post of mine so assuming it was started in past year & gone with rest of my last year posts that vanished mysteriously...

                07-13-2019, 11:32 AM By amy40
              • Author To Check Out

                Serena Valentino. She has written for Autumn Publishing:

                Fairest Of All
                Mistress Of All Evil
                Poor Unfortunate Soul
                The...

                Yesterday, 08:56 AM By Popcorn&Candy
              • A Woman Of Substance

                By Barbara Taylor Bradford. This book was published in 1981 and is still being read today.

                I am on the second chapter and am really enjoying...

                Yesterday, 08:50 AM By Popcorn&Candy
              • Doing The Laundry And Other Cleaning

                Are you a cleaning god/goddess?

                I clean my apartment ALL the time. Items get put in the bin, the washing up gets done daily, the laundry...

                07-13-2019, 05:12 AM By Popcorn&Candy
              Working...
              X