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Women’s Health

Menopause: Why is adherence to treatment important?

Medication will not work unless it is taken.1 This may sound obvious, yet every second patient is not taking her medication properly.4 But what does it mean to be adherent? Adherence is the degree to which a patient follows a doctor’s prescription.2 As a woman suffering from menopausal symptoms, being adherent means having a chance … Continued

Women’s Health

How to manage your sleep during menopause?

How common is insomnia among peri- and post-menopausal women? Sleeping problems are quite common among peri- and post-menopausal women. Roughly 50% or more of women undergoing menopause struggle with lack of sleep1,2, indicating a higher prevalence rate compared with those in the pre-menopause stage2. Peri- and post-menopausal women also experience more frequent and more severe … Continued

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Menopause: How to address challenges of intimacy during menopause

Can hormonal changes cause intimacy issues? Menopause can have consequences on relationships and sexual health. In addition to psychological issues that can make intimate relationships and desire complicated, there are physical issues that can make those relationships painful. The main menopause symptom related to sexual issues is vaginal dryness.1 How do these changes explain a … Continued

Women’s Health

Exercise and diet tips for adapting to hormonal changes

Menopause and diet During and after menopause, managing hormonal changes will become part of your daily routine and should also be considered in weight management12, 13. Menopause signals a new phase in a woman’s life in which diet and exercise can be an opportunity to reconnect to your body and bring back healthy lifestyle habits. … Continued