Although not a viable option for healthy women, for women with certain gynecological ailments, hysterectomy can effectively relieve vaginal dryness and improve sexual health.
Many women find it increasingly difficult to get a good night’s sleep when going through menopause. Researchers have found that a leading cause of menopausal sleep disorders is the potentially debilitating disorder sleep apnea.
Many women will find relief from night sweats after menopause has passed, but the risk for night sweats will increase again after the age of 65 for both men and women.
A recent study has found that increased progestin and estrogen hormones used in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) cause significant mood swings in women.
A study in the British Medical Journal says that acupuncture can give effective relief from migraine headaches. Acupuncture is an ancient, traditional Chinese form of medicine.
Testosterone therapy may have a positive affect on libido in postmenopausal women, says a recent study that tested the efficacy of a testosterone patch on surgically menopausal women.
Eating a healthy diet may help to make managing menopausal symptoms more manageable, but won’t make them go away. However, new findings suggest that eating flaxseeds every day may actually help to alleviate hot flashes.
Hair loss in women is not necessarily serious physiologically, but psychologically, it can have grave consequences, such as triggering anxiety and depression.
Women may have more difficulty concentrating during menopause because of low estrogen levels. Estrogen hormones appear to affect the speed of communication between brain cells.
Women who experience abnormally long menstrual cycles (40 days or more) are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than other women, says a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Studies suggest that women who have undergone surgical menopause are at a greater risk for cognitive impairment such as memory loss than other women.
Reviewed: September 25th, 2007
The ancient Chinese form of meditation called Qigong has recently been shown to be remarkable effective in chronic fatigue treatment.
Reviewed: June 19th, 2007
Hip fracture is more common in depressed elderly people. That is why being elderly and depressed and lonely significantly increases the chances that you will break bones if you fall over.
Reviewed: June 12th, 2007
A recent study of Dr. Jason from DePaul University evaluated the cases of chronic fatigue in a community from Chicago to determine how it affects people considering gender, ethnic identification and social class.
Reviewed: June 06th, 2007
Mammography is the most important technique to early detect breast cancer; nonetheless, women are afraid of breast tenderness.
Reviewed: March 2nd, 2007
Researchers from the department of psychiatry of University of Manitoba in Winnipeg (Canada) investigated the link between anxiety and illnesses finding out that.