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How do you find the motivation to exercise?


You probably know you should be exercising, but it may be hard to convince yourself to take the time to do it. You have so much going on right now besides coping with hot flashes, night sweats, and other symptoms of menopause. When you do find you have a spare minute or two, it’s more likely that you want to curl up on the couch and relax. There’s a good chance that the last thing on your mind is putting on some tennis shoes and exercise clothes so you can go out and get all sweaty.

Read more about Need Motivation? 7 Reasons to Exercise

How do you get a good night’s sleep during menopause?


With menopause comes bone weary exhaustion as you struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep night after night. Just the thought of crawling into bed where you know you will toss and turn for hours can leave you frustrated and weary. Is it really necessary to work so hard to get some sleep? YES!

Read more about 12 Reasons Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep during Menopause!

Were you concerned with how intimacy would change during menopause?


You’ve reached menopause and a lot is changing. Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, and other menopause symptoms are now part of your daily life. And unfortunately, so are problems with intimacy.

But take heart! Even though menopause can both directly and indirectly affect intimacy, you can still have a satisfying intimate relationship with your spouse.

Read more about Intimacy and Menopause – Is It Possible?

Have you tried to diet to lose weight during menopause? What has worked to help you lose weight?


Dieting during menopause can be harder than ever. The cards seemed stacked against you because the lack of estrogen may be contributing to a slower metabolism and those extra fat cells being stored around your middle. It can be frustrating, so you’re probably ready to take any help you can get to score the upper hand.

Read more about 4 Myths About Dieting.

How did you manage to sleep during menopause? Did you have trouble sleeping during menopause?


If you are trying to cope with menopauseand finding yourself exhausted from a lack of sleep, there’s hope! You don’t have to be sleep deprived during this stage of life.

Sleep issues and insomnia can go hand in hand with menopause for several reasons, besides the decrease in hormone levels that cause a myriad of menopause symptoms.

Read more about Do This – Not That: Insomnia During Menopause

Does your risk for heart disease go up during menopause? How does menopause affect your heart?


Heart disease is serious. It’s the most common cause of death for adults. Your risks for heart disease are not as great as for men, until menopause. Then your risk is about the same.

There are risk factors for heart disease that you can’t control, but there are many risks that revolve around your lifestyle.

Read more about Be Heart Smart – Know Your Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Have you been dealing with sleep deprivation during menopause? What has helped you sleep better during menopause?


Sleep deprivation and menopause can go hand-in-hand. Symptoms of menopause can rob you of your sleep, and then a lack of sleep can increase your menopause symptoms. It can be a vicious, seemingly never ending cycle.

Read more about Menopause and Sleep Deprivation – A Vicious Cycle

How did you stop smoking during menopause? What tips can you share with others?


ou’ve reached menopause and now you’re experiencing a lot of changes. As you work to manage menopause and the symptoms it’s been causing, you’ve decide to start following a more healthy lifestyle. That includes quitting smokingonce and for all.

But it’s tough. You’ve tried quitting before and it didn’t work. You need some tips to help you be more successful this time.

Read more about Do This – Not That: Quit Smoking!

 

Have you created a sleep routine to help during menopause? What has helped you be able to sleep?


You’ve reached menopause and now you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Like most women, you likely run from sunup to sundown, and now you have to contend with menopause symptoms like hot flashes, brain fog, and mood swings. And no matter how tired you were during the day, every evening without fail, you fall into bed only to toss and turn for hours. When the clock strikes midnight, you know you should be asleep, but you aren’t.

Read more about How to Create a Sleep Routine for Menopause