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Ellen Dolgen

Middle-Aged Women, The New Fall Fashions Are Hot

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.21.2015 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Ever since I was young, I have loved fashion. At the end of every summer, when I receive the September fashion magazines, I get excited with anticipation of a quiet time when I can read them without interruption, and fall into the fashion fantasies of the moment.

A Singing Uterus? Now We've Seen Everything

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Women pride themselves on being prepared. The sisterhood is so prepared and open when it comes to childbearing and child rearing. From pregnancy to college applications, my friends and family were always full of support.

Why More Women Are Staying Single

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

More women are trading their childhood dreams for a new, marriage-free future. Whatever you want to call the cause -- independence, a love for cats or just thinking outside the engagement ring box -- the U.S. marriage rate is its lowest in more than a century

Why You Should Channel Mae West This Valentine's Day

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are four lovey-dovey tips to help you become your own perfect Valentine.

Healthy in 2013

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Earlier this past year, 63-year-old Molly took a bathroom break on the drive home from a family vacation and noticed a small red speckle on her toilet paper.

Take Control Of Your Health In 5 Simple Steps

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.12.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Our cars have all kinds of flashing, blinking, chirping alarms for a reason: to tell us to attend to their needs. Our bodies are built with alarms, too. When we don't feel right, it's our bodies' dashboards telling us that something is wrong. So why don't we pay attention to them?

What's Really To Blame For Your Brain Fog?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Where are my keys? If it's the umpteenth time you've asked that question today, you're undoubtedly frustrated. Chances are you want to find the cause -- and fix it before you go and lose your keys again!

What You Didn't Know About Pregnancy and Perimenopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Since a woman's fertility drops after age 30, many women in the throes of perimenopause believe they can't and won't get pregnant. This is not really the case, since less-than-regular cycles make it difficult for women to prevent pregnancy without the use of contraceptives.

Do Women Really Need To Take These Supplements?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

There's a controversy brewing over your bones. Earlier this year, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended that postmenopausal women refrain from taking supplemental calcium and vitamin D, saying little evidence exists that these supplements prevent fractures in healthy women.

3 Tips For Eating Your Way To A Happier Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.23.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are three tips for eating your way to a healthier, happier menopause.

Your Top Pap Smear Questions Answered

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellen Dolgen

When it comes to matters of health, a good offense is always the best defense. So treat your cervix to regular screenings. Tell your daughters to do the same. It only takes minutes -- but it can gain you years of health and happiness.

Top 3 Ways To Prevent Shrinking With Age

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.25.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Thankfully, aging doesn't have to be just another word for shrinking! Here are three ways to prevent shrinking with age.

5 Steps To Hormone Happiness In Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are my five steps for safe deployment to menopause.

3 Easy Meditations To Help You Through Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.05.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

So now that you are motivated to meditate, here are three quick and easy meditations for finding menopausal bliss.

3 Things Every Man Should Know About Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.22.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Women aren't the only ones who need to understand menopause.

3 Tips To Make Menopause Less Stressful

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.12.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Women with the highest levels of stress were more than five times (I repeat, five times!) more likely than normally stressed women to report hot flashes.

The Absolute Best Thing About Being An Empty Nester

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.08.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

For years I tried to stay respectably covered up. Not anymore.

5 Ways To Shed Extra Menopausal Pounds

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.23.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are my five steps to help you shed those extra menopausal pounds.

Age and the Female Fertility Clock: What You Need to Know

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Women
Ellen Dolgen

"New Girl" has got me thinking: Where have all the good eggs gone? During a recent episode, Sadie, the show's "friendly neighborhood gynecologist," broke the news that a woman can lose up to 90 percent of her eggs by age 30. Jess (and I!) had a little more than a minor freak-out.

6 Often-Missed Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellen Dolgen

During heart attacks, women often suffer from symptoms that are far different than the stereotypical chest pains that men experience. And recognizing those signs -- and getting to an emergency room ASAP -- could save your life.

You, Regenerated. Happy New You!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

If you are considering the idea of making a positive shift towards better health and happiness, then knowing what your body is automatically accomplishing should motivate you to push yourself even further. Here are some interesting facts about why you're even more amazing this January.

My Recipe for a 'Chill' and Happy Thanksgiving

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.21.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

So, what is the woman in perimenopause or menopause focused on this Thanksgiving?

Holiday Nutrition Tips from Nutritionist Keri Glassman

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.19.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

With everything going on, friends to see, places to go, gifts to buy and treats to eat, you may find taking care of yourself slipping lower on your To-Do List. If we don't approach this season with some consciousness and care, we'll be bringing a little bit more of ourselves into the new year.

Women and the Prevention of Heart Disease

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.12.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

I am living proof that a heart-healthy lifestyle and the effective use of preventative medicines are as important as hereditary predispositions.

Ellen's 5 Steps to Hormone Happiness, Step 5: Stay on the Path

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

place two letters on my calendar on Sundays: "ME". This reminds me to take inventory of my week. I check in with myself on three levels: physically, mentally and emotionally.