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menopause, fatigue and its causes. What’s really about it and what helps.

menopause, fatigue and its causes. What's really about it and what helps.

The menopause. Women over 45 can sing a song about it. In addition to all the ailments, there is often an additional problem that makes everyday life more unproductive and strenuous: the fatigue in the menopause. Suddenly occurring fatigue, lack of pleasure and a leaden heaviness. From work to leisure activities, everything can be affected. […]

Am I going into menopause? These are the symptoms

Come me into menopause These are the symptoms

You’re in your mid-40s and have a headache. Can these be menopause and their symptoms? Recognising the typical symptoms of menopause often turns out to be difficult. First of all, every woman is individual. In every woman, the menopause manifests itself differently – just like menstruation or pregnancy. A clarifying conversation with your doctor is […]

Weight gain and menopause: Where do the pounds come from and how do you get rid of them?

Weight gain and menopause Where do the pounds come from and how do you get rid of them

Weight gain and menopause often go hand in hand. This is (unfortunately) to some extent biological. On the one hand, the change is responsible for this, and on the other hand, it is quite normal to get a few more pounds on your hips as you get older. But don’t be discouraged by it! We […]

Do women need more vitamin D during menopause? Yes – and not just that…

Do women need more vitamin D during menopause Yes – and not just the...

You are a woman in or just before menopause? Then you should start thinking about your vitamin D level. But why? In this time of physical change, isn’t there enough to break (woman’s) head? This is certainly true, but women of older age are among the classic risk groups for vitamin D deficiency. The effects […]

menopause and sleep disorders – does that have to be?

menopause and sleep disorders - this must be

There are phases of life in which sufficient sleep becomes a luxury. If you’re changing, you’re probably doing the same. In menopause, sleep disorders are at least one of the classic symptoms. According to surveys of women aged 50 and over, these problems are most felt: Hot flashes (40) Welding Outbursts (17) Sleep Disorders (16) […]

Vitamin D appears to play a role in COVID-19 mortality rate

Vitamin D appears to play a role in COVID-19 mortality rate

Patients with severe vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to have serious complications up to death After studying global data on the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), researchers have discovered a strong correlation between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates. Led by Northwestern University, a research team conducted a statistical analysis of […]

Diet during menopause. This helps you to get through this time well and well.

Diet during menopause. This helps you to get through this time well and well.

During menopause, many women experience a variety of complaints in individual intensity. Many of these have to do with hormonal changes. Most ailments are unpleasant and pass after menopause – think of hot flashes, sleep disturbances or mood swings. However, there are also a few ailments that affect your health for quite a longer time. […]

What is Omega-3 and what does this fish oil have to do with it?

What is Omega-3 and what does this fish oil have to do with it

This Omega-3 can be heard and read everywhere. But what exactly is it? Omega-3 are actually several fatty acids. More precisely, as the name suggests, they are called omega-3 fatty acids. The human organism needs fatty acids in many respects: As an energy source. As a component of cell membranes As a starting substance for […]

What makes omega-3 fatty acids so important?

What makes omega-3 fatty acids so important

“Omega-3 fatty acids are an important part of a balanced diet.” We know such or similar sayings only too well. After all, the ever-increasing trend towards a healthy lifestyle has hardly passed unnoticed by anyone. And of course: omega-3 fatty acids – that has something to do with fish, right? And fish finally have the […]

Omega-3 capsules. When do they make sense and why?

Omega-3 capsules. When do they make sense and why

Omega-3 capsules contain the omega-3 fatty acids that give their name. There are several representatives of these. The three most important are: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) These polyunsaturated fatty acids can be obtained from various sources. ALA from linseed oil, chia oil or from the rather unknown perilla oil. EPA […]