Postmenopause is time after a woman's menstrual periods have ceased completely. Women may have some questions about what to expect during this time in their lives, and this site seeks to provide answers.
Please keep reading to discover more about the difference between Postmenopause and menopause, the different hormones involved in Postmenopause, the symptoms of Postmenopause, and how to treat those symptoms.
Menopause can come as a relief after a lifetime of monthly bleeding, but unexpected postmenopausal bleeding can raise many questions. This article discusses whether it is possible to have a period during postmenopause, and presents five causes of postmenopausal bleeding, such as imbalanced hormones, vaginal dryness and abnormal uterine cell growth.
Causes of Post Menopause
Postmenopause is caused by the same hormonal changes and external factors that cause the other stages of menopause. Also, postmenopause can be triggered by other factors:
Internal Factors: Fluctuations in hormones like estrogen and progesterone are at the very foundation of postmenopause and may occur naturally.
External Factors: Brought on by a trigger, such as an illness or surgery.
These hormone changes that cause postmenopause are complex and can be more than a bit confusing. Please click the following link to learn more about postmenopause causes, or continue reading to discover the symptoms of postmenopause.
Menstruation stops at menopause; however, some women will go on to experience bleeding during postmenopause, which can be disconcerting. This article describes six of the causes of postmenopausal bleeding, including hormone replacement therapy, cervical polyps or stress, and recommendations for what to do if you suspect you have postmenopausal bleeding.
Post Menopause Symptoms
Often, women are led to believe that all the uncomfortable symptoms associated with menopause disappear once postmenopause begins. This however, is not always the case, and the symptoms some women may experience when they are postmenopausal are very similar to those they are already familiar with.
Post Menopause symptoms include:
• Vaginal dryness and itching
• Weight gain
• Stress incontinence
• Urinary tract infections
• Occasional hot flashes
Please click the following link to learn more about all the postmenopause symptoms or continue reading to learn about different treatments.
Many women look forward to seeing the back of menopausal symptoms; however, some of these symptoms continue into postmenopause. Find information in this article about which menopausal symptoms are prevalent during postmenopause, including hot flashes, irregular periods and vaginal dryness, the hormonal reasons for these, and how to get rid of these symptoms for good.
Post Menopause Treatments
Treatment for postmenopause symptoms can vary, and there are three distinct levels of treatment intensity. These different levels are:
These can include changes such as reducing stress, exercising more frequently, and eating a postmenopause-friendly diet rich in calcium and other essential nutrients.
Ranging from acupuncture and hypnosis to the more common herbal remedies, many women find that combining these with lifestyle changes makes a significant positive impact on their lives.
This is the most common form of treatment in the United States and usually involves some form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Women might need to experiment with their treatments before finding one that works for their symptoms and lifestyle, but many women find that a combination of lifestyle changes and alternative medicines work wonderfully. Please click the link to learn more about the different treatments for treatments for postmenopause.
The risk of certain cancers increases in postmenopausal women, and it can be caused by environmental factors or dangerous habits. This article proposes three simple, but vital, changes you can make to significantly reduce the risk of postmenopausal cancer, including stopping smoking, keeping away from smoggy cities and exercising regularly.