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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Is menopause causing your digestive problems?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 13 December 2017, Digestion, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. I have a question from one of our viewers today, and because it’s quite a complex situation, it’s the only question I’ll be answering. This is from Sally who’s 49 and says, “I have recently started to get bad indigestion and acid reflux. I haven’t changed my diet, so I don’t understand why this is happening. Could it be due to menopause?”

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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: 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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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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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Waves of fatigue

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 16 March 2017, Menopause, Women's Health

Welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash.  As menopause approaches, your hormones will take a roller-coaster ride, which might leave you feeling especially tired. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal.

We’re bothered by hot flashes all day and we soak the sheets sweating at night, that is, when insomnia isn’t keeping us awake instead. Eventually, we manage to function, at least somewhat, despite being tired all the time. But there’s also that other kind of fatigue that comes with menopause. The dramatic kind. It comes in waves and bowls us over both physically and mentally.


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