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Menopause Destroyed My Marriage: How Relationships Change

Menopause Destroyed My Marriage: How Relationships Change

If only our vows went like this: “In sickness and in health, for richer or poorer, in good times and in bad, and in menopause…” The reality is, divorce rates are rising in the United States, and there are so many different factors that cause couples to go their...

5 Key Interventions for Better Sleep During Perimenopause

5 Key Interventions for Better Sleep During Perimenopause

Medically reviewed by Patricia Shelton, MD Many women find that their sleep suffers during perimenopause. When you’re not sleeping well, it can affect every other aspect of your life, from your mood and energy levels to your ability to think clearly and remember...

Vaginal Estrogen Cream – What You Need To Know

Vaginal Estrogen Cream – What You Need To Know

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Patricia Shelton, MD During perimenopause and after menopause, many women experience symptoms like vaginal dryness and pain during intercourse. These are symptoms of vaginal atrophy, which affects around half of all postmenopausal women. This...

Spotting But No Period: What Does It Mean?

Spotting But No Period: What Does It Mean?

By Lemetria Whitehurst RN Periods. Let's admit we have a love/hate relationship with them. For some it is a good reassurance that everything is according to plan. For others an unnecessary visitor every month. With perimenopause your period can become more irregular....

The Best Way to Manage Itching With Menopause

The Best Way to Manage Itching With Menopause

By Lemetria Whitehurst RN It's hard enough to figure out what exactly is happening during menopause, let alone trying to make sense of weird symptoms like itching. This mysterious symptom can be highly uncomfortable and annoying whether you're experiencing it on your...

Postmenopausal: What it Means & What Changes

Postmenopausal: What it Means & What Changes

Postmenopause can be defined by dissecting the word itself. The Latin word “post” means “after”, thus it means literally “after menopause”.  It is not necessarily an event, but rather a time frame.  Being postmenopausal inhabits a block of time in menopause...

What Are The 34 Symptoms Of Menopause?

What Are The 34 Symptoms Of Menopause?

Many realize they are in perimenopause when they become bombarded with new, often unpleasant symptoms that affect their day-to-day. We are all unique in how we experience perimenopause, but there are 34 symptoms of menopause that women in this transition can...

Are Internal Vibrations A Sign Of Perimenopause?

Are Internal Vibrations A Sign Of Perimenopause?

Internal vibrations or tremors can be a disconcerting symptom. They are talked about in our perry community very often. Unlike external tremors, internal tremors are unseen and cannot be felt on the outside of your body. These invisible sensations are often felt in...

Most Important Supplements During Perimenopause

Most Important Supplements During Perimenopause

In our expert Q&A  with Suzie Welsh - founder of Binto and a women's health and fertility nurse - we finally get the answers to our most pressing supplements questions. 1. What are the most important supplements during perimenopause? The most important supplements...

Will I Ever Feel Normal And Healthy Again?

Will I Ever Feel Normal And Healthy Again?

Because the symptoms in perimenopause can be so nebulous, women can feel unwell during their menopause journey. Often, women even feel sickly because of the nature of the symptoms they endure. But keep in mind there are so many factors that contribute to the way you...

Why Do I Have Sore Nipples in Perimenopause?!

Why Do I Have Sore Nipples in Perimenopause?!

It is not a clean, easy split when we say goodbye to our ovarian function. Most of us struggle physically, mentally, and emotionally in the years before we can officially say the final goodbye to our menstrual period. And, this separation is often met with a slew of...

What You Should Know About Antidepressants & Perimenopause

What You Should Know About Antidepressants & Perimenopause

Depression is a common symptom experienced by women in perimenopause. And while there is little scientific evidence suggesting that perimenopause causes depression, doctors and scientists alike are well-aware that hormonal imbalance can cause depression in women. Even...

The 4-1-1 on Perimenopause Symptoms

The 4-1-1 on Perimenopause Symptoms

Women go through different stages as they progress through their menopausal years. There are four different stages: premenopause, perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause. Perimenopause can feel like a rocky road to menopause...

Why Do My Legs Feel Heavy During Perimenopause?

Why Do My Legs Feel Heavy During Perimenopause?

medically reviewed by Patricia Shelton, MD WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS ARTICLE Why do our legs feel heavy in perimenopause?How do I manage heavy legs?When should I go to the doctor? One of our sisters on the perry platform shared recently:  “Are extremely heavy legs...

Managing migraines in perimenopause

Managing migraines in perimenopause

Medically reviewed by Patricia Shelton, MD Recently posted in our perry community: Hi does anyone get frequent migraines in perimenopause the week after their period. I always get migraines when i have first day of my period but a week later more migraines? I just...

Digestive issues during perimenopause

Digestive issues during perimenopause

Medically reviewed by Patricia Shelton, MD What you will learn in this article Hormones and gut functionFactors affecting digestion Is this bloating normal? Most women expect to experience symptoms like hot flashes during peri, but many aren’t expecting indigestion,...

What can help night sweats during perimenopause?

What can help night sweats during perimenopause?

This article is medically reviewed by Dr. Kimberly Langdon Ever found yourself wide awake night after night, bathed in sweat and unable to find relief? If so, chances are you could be experiencing a common symptom, known as night sweats in perimenopause. During the...

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