Latest North American Menopause Society Stories

2013-07-17 10:23:00

But they fare better than other women psychologically and socially Women who survive cancer have more frequent, severe, and troubling hot flashes than other women with menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). But surprisingly, the cancer survivors fare better psychologically and report a better quality of life than the women without cancer and have about the same levels of sexual activity and...

2013-06-26 13:55:16

Should women take calcium and vitamin D supplements after menopause for bone health? Recommendations conflict, and opinions are strong. But now, an analysis from the major Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial throws weight on the supplement side—at least for women taking hormones after menopause. The analysis was published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. Among the nearly 30,000 postmenopausal women in the hormone trial, some 8,000 took...

2013-06-19 23:26:27

Women´s Excellence in Menopause is a designated center for women needing specialized care for menopausal issues and weight control problems. With Shannon Hill, MSN, CNP, as the primary practitioner, the center features bone mineral density (BMD) testing and treatment for osteoporosis, bioidentical hormone (BIH) therapy, and medical weight loss. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Women´s Excellence in Menopause is becoming a free-standing specialty center in July 2013. The...

2013-06-05 11:45:25

A satisfying sex life is an important contributor to older adults' quality of life, but the sexual pain that can come after menopause can rob women and their partners of that satisfaction. Treatment can help restore it, shows a global survey including some 1,000 middle-aged North American men and women, published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Sexual pain at this stage in a woman's life is usually the result of the typical drying and...

Menopausal Hot Flashes Reduced With Chinese Herbs
2013-03-31 06:49:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Chinese herbal formula reduced the number of menopausal hot flashes experienced by women by more than half, claims a new study published in the latest edition of Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society. Matthew Mientka of Medical Daily, University of Hong Kong professor Yao Tong and colleagues report that the frequency of daily hot flashes fell by 62 percent amongst women taking the herbal mix Er-xian...

2013-03-19 23:02:58

Dr. Shored Ershadi, from the ANTIAGING Institute of California, now discusses the effectiveness of natural supplements for relieving menopause symptoms. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Menopause symptoms can often begin in a woman´s 40s, and although menopause itself is a very normal, natural process, the symptoms can vary widely and range from mild to quite severe. These symptoms are generally caused directly or indirectly by the wildly fluctuating hormone levels that...

Learn To Relax And Ease Those Menopause Symptoms
2012-11-26 14:38:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tired of feeling those hot flashes that come as a result of menopause? There is one remedy you may just be ecstatic to find out about. A study at Linköping University and Linköping University Hospital shows that women who learn to relax can reduce their menopause symptoms by half. The researchers found that seven out of every ten women going through menopause have at some point experienced...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'