Why you get migraines in perimenopause Perimenopause is generally a time that women either first experience migraines, or start getting them worse, and more frequently. These type of migraines very regularly turn up as a result of hormonal changes, especially during perimenopause. The reason is obvious, hormones, but understanding exactly why they happen and what you can do about it can make you f[...]
What the colour of your menstrual blood means Chinese medicine has a wealth of information about what the colour of your menstrual blood means. Understanding the different health challenges that underpin your period blood colour may give you clues about what might be causing your hormone imbalance, and if you are still menstruating, is a useful tool to measure your health. Although the colour of[...]
How to handle painful periods in perimenopause Painful periods during perimenopause are a definite sign that all is not well. They are cause for concern because not only are you worried about why you feel anywhere from just mildly annoyed at the discomfort to painfully crippled and can't get out of bed, but you're also worried about what the cause of the pain is. If you have even just a lit[...]
Why you should do cycle tracking in perimenopause There is so much going on as you begin your menopause transition that sometimes it can be difficult to sort out what is a hormone imbalance problem, and what you really should go and see your doctor about. For that reason, tracking your cycle can give you a lot of information, put your mind at ease, and help you understand what your body might need[...]
17: Heavy bleeding and other perimenopause cycle changes Heavy bleeding and other perimenopause changes are often the first indicator that you are in perimenopause. However when you start experiencing heavy periods or begin to have "flooding" periods, perimenopause can be the last thing on your mind - especially if you you believe you are about to bleed out and expire! Knowing when to try and res[...]
When it feels like you are losing your mind, remember to breathe and reduce anxiety. Here are a couple of techniques you can use.