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The Latest Diet Trend That Helps with Hot Flashes

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 08, 2013 - 11:21 AM

For literally thousands of years, people living along the Mediterranean coast have consumed diets rich in plant-based foods without giving them much thought.  Over the last decade, though, countless studies have shown that following a Mediterranean diet has the potential… Read More

Unexpected and Hidden Stresses for Women

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, April 05, 2013 - 04:21 PM

When something poses a threat to our well-being it is considered stress. Some levels of anxiety get us going in a positive direction and are good for us, but when the stress hurts both our mental and physical health of… Read More

Awkward Menopause Questions Answered

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, March 25, 2013 - 12:42 PM

Menopause can be a scary and confusing time with all of the changes that happen to your body because of fluctuation hormones.  While you may be embarrassed to talk to your health care professional about awkward questions that you many… Read More

Early Menopause – Not All About Aging

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, December 07, 2012 - 10:12 AM
hormone balance

Early menopause pertains to the cessation of the menstrual cycle and associated reproductive hormones before the age of 40 years old.  Menopause generally occurs at an average age of 51 years old, with some women experiencing menopause during their late… Read More

Male Menopause is No Joke

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, May 01, 2012 - 01:04 AM

People joke about men having a mid-life crisis and going through menopause like women do, but it is no joke; male menopause is real. Doctors usually refer to it as androgen or testosterone decline. Male menopause occurs when the hormone… Read More

Menopause and Hot Flashes

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 04:22 AM
Menopausal hot flashes and night sweats can last seven years or more

If you’re a middle-aged woman, going through menopause, you may have experienced the “dreaded” hot flash. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of warmth, usually felt in the face, neck and chest. These areas may turn red and… Read More

Menopause and Weight Gain

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, April 13, 2012 - 04:31 AM
High testosterone increases the risk of fatty liver in postmenopausal women

Almost all women going through menopause experience symptoms, and likely one of the most un -nerving symptom is some form of weight gain. These added pounds can also pack on a variety of health concerns that put a woman… Read More