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Perimenopause

Perimenopause

8 Lifestyle changes to help ease perimenopausal symptoms 1. Diet It is important to consume a healthy diet. This should include foods such as fresh vegetables and whole grain products. Lower calorie dairy products that are rich in calcium, (e.g. milk, cheese, cottage cheese and low-fat ice cream) should also be included. 2. Weight control […]

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HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy

HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Menopause News MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Estrogen therapy may help younger women live longer after having their uterus and ovaries surgically removed, new research reports. The study found that when women under 60 received hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after surgery, their risk of dying during the 18-year […]

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flibanserin (Addyi)

flibanserin (Addyi)

What is flibanserin? What is flibanserin used for? Addyi (flibanserin) is an oral drug used for treating low sexual desire in women. The mechanism of action of flibanserin is not completely understood. Flibanserin affects the way the brain works by interfering with communication among the brain’s nerves in areas of the brain that control sexual […]

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paroxetine (Brisdelle)

paroxetine (Brisdelle)

What is paroxetine (Brisdelle)? What is paroxetine used for? Brisdelle (paroxetine) is a prescription medicine used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause. Brisdelle is a non-hormonal treatment for this condition. Paroxetine, the medicine in Brisdelle, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Brisdelle contains a low dose of paroxetine that is […]

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CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms

CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms

A small study into the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy on menopause showed that it may reduce hot flashes, depression, and sleep disorders. CBT may be a valid alternative to other menopause treatments. Menopause marks the end of a person’s menstrual cycles. During and after this process, they will no longer be able to conceive […]