You’ve been warned about the angsty teenage years, you’ve been told how your 20’s will be a struggle and how lonely the 70’s might get – but were you ever given a heads up about the late 40’s? Read more
Who’s afraid of menopause?
Lots of women, apparently. And it’s not hard to understand why. The onset of menopause is marked by a host of changes, both physical and emotional. Unfortunately, most of these changes are rather unpleasant, to put it mildly (hot flashes in the middle of summer, anyone?).
Thankfully, science and medicine now allow women access to treatments that can help ease some of the more adverse effects of menopause, including a marked decrease in hormone levels.
Fatigue is a common complaint by women, but the intensity, severity and scope can vary on a case-by-case basis. Despite the wide variation in intensity of the symptoms, a study found that up to 75% of menopausal women reported low motivation and poor energy levels, which made it hard for them to complete day-to-day activities.
An essential anti-aging and libido hormone
Hormones are the chemical messengers that keep our bodies working. Their optimal level production and flow are among the key factors that govern our physical and psychological health throughout our lives. Among the reproductive hormones that influence human’s mental and physical health, testosterone is the one which has often been associated with men and virility. Read more