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Uneven Skin Tones After Menopause What To Do AND Some Foods That Help

There are so many reasons your skin can get blotchy, brown spots, uneven after menopause.
Yes it's true. These conditions of spots, patches of brown, uneven coloring are normally due to hormone changes and woman over 40. Some of the things you can do to prevent the pigmentation from spreading is to use a sun screen over SPH 50+ on a daily basis. Sun will usually trigger it to become worse. Almost looks like a dirty face. Of course some makeup will cover it, bleaching cremes will make it lighter. You would need to see a dermatologist for further treatment such as laser and peels.
To keep it under control use a good sunscreen. Medicines can also trigger this condition, birth control, hormone pills with the combination of sun, will enhance the blotchy skin syndrome.

Although there isn't a cure of the brown age spots, blotchy brown patches or battle of uneven skin tones, you can keep it at a minimum by applying bleaching cremes and staying out of the sun.
Drink lots of water and…



Interesting how we lose calcium as the body ages and woman are more at risk especially after menopause. Osteoporosis affects at least 10 million Americans each year. Each year more than 1.5 million fractures related to this occurs. That is why it's so important to eat the right foods to slow the loss down. Calcium found in dairies such as milk and yogurt are good sources, of course, they head the way in mg, the low-fat plain yogurt has 415 mg in 1 cup serving.

Others sources are leafy green vegetables like Kale cooked without the stem, just 3/4 of a cup is 187 mg. Then a 1/2 cup Spinach adds 83 mg. Turnips greens for around 3 ounces 100 mg and Broccoli 50 mg for 1 cup

Pinto beans found in chili's 1 cup is 80 mg.

Seafood especially shrimp raw 63 mg, and Scallops 115mg for 3 1/2 ounces. Salmon canned is also a:n option with 180 mg in 3 ounces.

Other foods such as Figs draws about 126 mg in 5 medium figs.

Calcium can't be absorbed without Vitamin D and it is recommended to…