Health

Should I Take Antidepressants for Hot Flashes?

Are you going to hit the “no more periods” zone anytime soon? Are you already dealing with the several discomforts that perimenopausal years bring along? Then you might have experienced the uncomfortable and sudden warmth under your skin and visible red patches over.  We often fail to recognize the subtle signs of hot flashes that appear regularly and disrupt our day-to-day activities.…

Nausea and Hot Flashes

Does nausea always accompany hot flashes? You may not be the only one feeling nauseated after a hot flash during your menopausal years. There are many physiological reasons causing nausea and sickness after a hot flash. Several underlying diseases, too, may have symptoms that lead to both nausea and hot flashes. Let us discuss the possible reasons why these may occur and…

Are Hot Flashes During Pregnancy Normal?

Pregnancy comes with its own perks. The major role-shifting of a woman can take a toll on their life. Motherhood is not easy. Including emotional turmoil like anxiety, restlessness, or excessive urge to eat, there is physiological turmoil. Hot flashes are one of those many physiological turmoils that can wake you up in the middle of the night. But the question remains…

What to Do with An Old or Used Breast Pump?

Are you a new mother and trying your hands at using breast pumps for the first time? Or are you just done with breastfeeding your little one and wondering what to do with the pumping device? Well, it’s quite a legit concern considering many factors. You don’t know when or if you are going to need it anymore! But it pinches in…

Are Essential Oils Helpful for Hot Flashes?

Approaching menopause brings profound changes in a woman’s endocrine system. The unsettling days of infertility are not a cakewalk ahead. Your hormones start behaving unpredictably and bring weird physiological consequences to deal with. One of them is hot flashes. Even though there are quite a few ways to deal with the effects of hot flashes, women these days incline towards therapeutic relief.…

Can You Get Pregnant During Perimenopause?

Often enough, we women take our premenopausal years for granted. There’s a self-satisfying notion that we cannot get pregnant during these years before getting a period for one last time. But the chance of getting pregnant is still far from bidding adieu. Despite the reduced ovulation rate, your ovary is still at work of producing fertilizable eggs. With the unpredictable hormonal behavior,…

What Is Embryo Freezing?

Are you at the doorstep of the much anticipated “big change” but not quite ready for it? Are you busy setting your career, and you think motherhood can wait? It sure can! With such immense advancement in medical science, you can preserve your best quality embryos for your future dream of becoming a mother. Pregnancy and embryo freezing is an old affair…

Is Spotting Normal During Periomenopause?

Menopause, as we all know, is the cessation of the menstrual cycle in women. You enter the stage of menopause when you begin missing your periods for more than a year. But, how does it happen? Does it stop all of a sudden on a certain month? Biologically, menopause occurs gradually over a few years, and light to medium spotting is normal…