Menopause :: The Maharishi Ayurveda Approach to Menopause and HRT

Learn the Maharishi Ayurveda approach to menopause with author and clinician Nancy Lonsdorf M.D.. Dr. Lonsdorf describes how to determine the type of imbalances at the basis of menopausal symptoms and provides practical recommendations to help prevent and alleviate them.

Menopause :: HRT may protect women with Angry, Aggressive Personalities

Women with anxious or angry personalities may have higher risk of heart disease after menopause. That’s the main finding from a long-term study of how personality affects the heart and arteries. But there’s more, note University of Pittsburgh researchers Kelly F. Harris and colleagues.

Genome Survey Finds Depression Genes

U.S. researchers using the newly published human gene map said on Wednesday they had identified 19 different genetic regions linked with depression.

Menopause :: HRT simply has no effect

Confounding a widely held impression, a large US government study has found that hormone therapy for menopause does not affect quality of life. Women taking the drugs did not feel more energetic, or have more sexual pleasure or even more restful sleep. They were not less depressed, their minds were no clearer and their memories did not appear to have improved.

PMS :: Premenstrual Syndrome and Homeopathy

Over the past few years, cases in premenstrual syndrome (PMS) have increased because of awareness of this disorder in women. The disruption that severe PMS can cause to the lives of a woman and her family should not be underestimated – it can literally be disabling.

Menopause :: Mood during Menopause

On approaching menopause, many women do fear falling into profound moodiness. Even doctors believe this can happen. Until 1980, the American Psychiatric Association listed “involutional melancholia” – a mental disorder that supposedly occurred during menopause – in their official directory of psychiatric diagnoses. But the truth is not nearly so frightening, say psychologists from the University of Pittsburgh.

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