Menopause

Menopause Bloating

April 27, 2021

A variety of symptoms accompany the menopause transition. Sleep and mood changes, hot flashes, vaginal and bladder symptoms are the most common, but gastrointestinal complaints such as abdominal bloating, burping, and increased gas/flatulence may also occur.  A study looking at the prevalence of gastrointestinal complaints in menopausal women found 38% of postmenopausal women reported changes…

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Can We Predict When Menopause Will Begin?

July 8, 2020

When will you start experiencing “the change”?  It’s something many of us wonder about, especially if you’re well into your 30’s or early 40’s. You may be thinking of having a child, expanding your family, or becoming pregnant unexpectedly. You’d love to know where you are in the fertility timeline. Is there a way to…

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What Can You Do About Midlife Weight Creep?

July 8, 2020

Weight creep, where the numbers on the scale gradually increase, tends to happen with age. Each new decade brings body changes, most notably, a decrease in calorie-burning muscle mass and an increase in body fat.  A study out of the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital followed male and female subjects…

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