Depression

Depression is defined as persistent negative emotions that affect one’s ability to feel, think, or act.  An increase in depressive feelings may result in extreme tiredness; lack of energy; loss...

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Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a relatively rare and unknown symptom that sometimes occurs during the menopause transition. The feeling can best be described as burning your tongue after consuming...

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Brittle Nails

In the grand scheme of menopausal symptoms, brittle nails may not seem like the most serious symptom but can absolutely still be bothersome. The term brittle nails refers to nails...

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Fatigue

During the transition from pre- to post-menopause, 46% of women report physical and mental exhaustion of an extreme nature. It's the type of fatigue that doesn’t go away, no matter how...

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Hair loss and thinning

In the words of Madam CJ Walker, “Hair is power. You can’t imagine what it is like to lose it.” For many women hair is an expression of our identity and personality....

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Hot Flashes

During peri-menopause (the phase leading up to menopause), you may feel a sudden and very intense heat. This uncomfortable feeling is known as a hot flash (also known as “hot...

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Irregular Periods

When a woman moves from regular menstruation to peri-menopause, the first symptom she normally notices is irregular periods. When your monthly cycle changes, bleeding may become heavier and more frequent...

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Irritability

You know that you are normally a calm and patient person, you are very capable of multi-tasking and dealing with the common pressures of a woman’s 21st century lifestyle. But, recently,...

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