Archive | menopause

Study Shows Acupuncture Reduces Hot Flashes

According to data from The North American Menopause Society, about 75% of women going through menopause experience hot flashes. These episodes can cause great discomfort, lack of sleep and even embarrassment. Most women suffering from these elevations in body temperature turn to hormone replacement therapy, over-the-counter remedies or just tough it out. Now, a recent […]

Create Wellness During the Menopausal Transition

Many women begin their journey toward menopause long before they reach 50. Some of the symptoms of perimenopause begin to manifest in the 40s. These symptoms can be warm flashes, menstrual irregularity, weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, decreased libido, increasing fatigue, increasingly disturbed sleep, increased body hair, increased premenstrual tension such as moodiness, breast […]

Second Spring, Dr. Mao’s New Book, Features Women’s Revitalization Secrets

“Once again, Dr. Mao has shared with the world a natural way to provide our bodies with what they need to attain perfect health as we grow older and more beautiful.” — Jenny McCarthy, actress and author We are proud to announce the publication of Dr. Maoshing Ni’s newest book, Second Spring: Dr. Mao’s Hundreds […]

Second Spring Sense of Self

At the onset of menopause I felt like a mack truck had hit me. It started with night sweats, then my skin got very dry all over my body, especially on my face. I couldn’t put enough crème on to moisten the ever increasing scales. My energy plummeted, which came as a huge shock as […]

Menopause: Where Are We Going with Hormone Replacement Therapy?

For some women, menopausal symptoms can be very difficult to manage even with modification of lifestyle. The desire to replace this hormonal deficiency with some exogenous hormones remains strong. The use of these exogenous hormones such as estrogen began as early as the 1950’s and have increased steadily ever since. In the late 1970’s, the […]

Into Second Spring

Reclaiming Personal and Sexual Identity During Menopause Menopause signifies the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. It is estimated that 1.3 million women in the U.S. will reach menopause each year between now and 2010 when that number doubles, and a total of about 60 million women will have experienced menopause by then. The majority […]