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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Sugar cravings and appetite changes

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 20 September 2017, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today I’m going to talk about sugar cravings and changes in your appetite during menopause, symptoms experienced by most menopausal women at some point.

You might find that you suddenly start to crave sugar or cookies or sweets much more than normal. You may also find that your appetite has just gotten totally out of control or that you feel hungry all the time. And you’re probably wondering why this is and why your appetite and cravings change.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Menopause belly fat and how to lose it

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 26 July 2017, Menopause, Stress and sleep

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today I’m going to talk about weight gain around the middle.

Despite being such a common problem in menopause, it’s still extremely distressing for us. Suddenly, we lose our waist, we lose our figure. This can affect our self-worth and affect the way we feel about ourselves and the world around us. It can cause depression and also interfere with our relationships with our partners. That’s because a lot of women feel they’re no longer attractive once they’ve lost their shape.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Hayfever during menopause?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 22 June 2017, Allergies, Menopause

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Here in Canada we’re right in the middle of the allergy season and a number of women have contacted me lately.

They’ve discovered that they’ve got hayfever during menopause, which they’ve never had before, so they’re wondering if it can be a symptom of menopause.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Blood pressure and circulation problems

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 April 2017, Circulation, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today, I’m going to talk about blood pressure, a topic that is particularly relevant here, given that more than 50% of women over 50 will have blood pressure problems at some point.

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer, and for a good reason: some people who have it have absolutely no symptoms whatsoever, at least not until the day they have a heart attack or stroke.

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Menopause at work

by Sonia Chartier, on 31 March 2017, Menopause, Women's Health
menopause at work

I’m sure you’ve read the articles in the press about how many working days are lost through women being off work as a result of menopause symptoms, and also how many women are struggling either because their symptoms are affecting their work or their colleagues or bosses are unsympathetic to their plight…

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