Stress is a normal reaction to the demands of everyday life and most of us experience it on a regular basis. When confronted with stress, our bodies respond with a burst of hormones to help us cope with the situation on both physical and psychological levels.
More and more women suffer nowadays from hormonal imbalances. The causes can vary for everyone but the most common contributing factors are stress, poor nutrition, lifestyle choices, pregnancy, aging, genetics and environmental exposure to toxins.
Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling or staying asleep. Insomnia should be treated as a prolonged lack of sleep will adversely affect your health and wellbeing and lead to other health issues.
Menopause is officially defined as the point in time when a woman's periods stop permanently. It is not a disease!
The symptoms that we tend to associate with menopause are actually due to perimenopause, the transition period leading to menopause.
We have all experienced pain at some point in our lives. It might have been a headache, or pain in our back, neck, shoulder, elbow, knee and so on. A lot of times, the pain will go away by itself but sometimes it is there to stay and it can make our lives miserable.
A headache is a symptom of pain in the head or neck region. We all get them occasionally. Most of the time they go away by themselves but sometimes they don't. Headaches can be caused by many factors, the very common ones being stress, hormones, neck, and upper back tension.
Side effects of chemotherapy
Chemotherapy treatments are very aggressive and will cause, in most cases, several adverse reactions. The most common are tiredness, nausea, abdominal bloating, constipation, insomnia, headaches, back pain, mouth ulcers, dry mouth, the sensation of heat, night sweats and neuropathy.