Occasional problems with sleep are common at midlife, often secondary to hot flashes and night sweats, or anxiety and depression—which often occur together in midlife women. Between 20 and 40 percent of women have sleep disorders, and women in perimenopause often need more sleep and suffer from insomnia more often than do men of the […]
Many people experience fatigue every now and then. An NIH study showed that 38% of U.S. workers reported feeling fatigued. Despite the fact that fatigue is not something you should expect to experience as you grow older, many women at midlife complain about fatigue. Most of the time fatigue is related to something that is […]
Do you pee when you laugh or cough? If so, you are not alone. Urinary incontinence is just one of the symptoms of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD). Others types of PFD include pelvic fecal (bowel) incontinence, chronic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse — when the bladder or uterus bulge into the vagina. Having proper control […]
While it is a common misconception that sexual desire and activity inevitably decrease at menopause, this does not have to be true for you. In fact, that “first-love” feeling of sexual desire can be experienced at any life-stage.