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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.

The Surprising Symptoms Of Menopause

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Medical mystery or menopause? Odd change-of-life conditions are creating lots of confusion. By Meryl Davids Landau Leanne Emerson was 37 when ...

FDA Approves First Non-Hormonal Treatment For Hot Flashes

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Noven Therapeutics LLC's drug to treat hot flashes associated with menopause - a surprise d...

Menopause Hormone Use Does Not Cause This

Posted 06.25.2013 | Fifty

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/24/2013 04:06 PM EDT on LiveScience Women who start taking hormone replacement thera...

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.

Summer Survival Tips to Beat the Menopausal Heat

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

For the menopausal woman who is already walking around with her own hot flash equivalent of a personalized wood-fired pizza oven, summertime hot flashes can rival any sweat lodge.

Are Men To Blame For Menopause?

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 06.14.2013 | Fifty

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/13/2013 05:04 PM EDT on LiveScience Ladies, here's one more thing you can blame on men: me...

The Difference Between Menopause and Demonic Oppression

Donna Highfill | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Menopause has driven me to research demonic oppression. That's right -- oppression, not possession. That means those little heathens are popping in and out of the psyche, but do not always find a hospitable environment.

Understanding Angelina Jolie's Choices

Stephanie Bender | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

A myth, as inaccurate and dangerous as any that pervades American society, is that women enter menopause as if falling off a cliff.

Do Women Actually Want To 'Evolve Out' Of Menopause?

Posted 06.06.2013 | Fifty

Last month a scientist made a claim that got many women's attention. "The mood of scientists working on this and looking to the future is we will e...

This May Boost Your Sex Life After Menopause

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.05.2013 | Fifty

Millions of women experience pain during sex following menopause due to hormonal changes, medical and nerve conditions, and depression or other emotio...

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.

The Best Lesson I Learned From My Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.08.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

My mother was always trying to teach me the best ways to approach life's challenges. She used the finest tools available to her. But she came from a very different generation. She was brought up when women were not taught to speak up.

Can You Eat Your Way Out of Hot Flashes?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study looked at the connection between hot flashes and what women eat, and offers some support for the notion that diet may help relieve these very annoying menopause symptoms.

Menopause: Is There an App to Turn Drab Into Fab?

Stephanie Bender | Posted 06.17.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

In the next five years, 32 million women, the tail end of the baby boom population curve, will begin to sweat. Not in anticipation of some looming, sci-fi apocalypse, but as they reach the transition from perimenopause to menopause, with flushes of heat by day and drenching sweats by night.

Book Review: The Hormone Cure by Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

According to Dr. Sara, hormones are not the enemy, they are the solution. Getting your hormones back on track is a major component of lifelong health and wellbeing.

7 Simple Yoga Poses To Relieve Symptoms Of Menopause

Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty

Aging gracefully isn't always easy, especially when the uncomfortable symptoms of menopause set in. Between nightly hot flashes, heightened anxiety an...

The Herbs That Could Help Solve Your Menopausal Woes

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

If you often experience bothersome hot flashes, a Chinese herbal supplement may be the answer to your menopausal woes, according to a new study publis...

Why My Life Is Like A Scene From 'The Shining'

Donna Highfill | Posted 05.12.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I remember the day I realized that I actually couldn't turn back time and that I would have to accept myself as I was. It was a good day. My mood was positive, my future seemed bright, and I looked in the mirror and smiled.

Does Menopause Have You Turning To Alcohol For Comfort?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Unfortunately for the Perimenopause Sisterhood, that delicious red (or white) concoction of fermented fruit can be a double-edged sword.

What Is Menopause Like For Men?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Fifty

Mood swings, hot flashes, sleeplessness -– everybody knows about the changes that happen to women as their levels of estrogen drop and they go throu...

FDA Advisors Vote Against Two Drugs For Menopausal Hot Flashes

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Fifty

* U.S. FDA advisory panel votes to reject Depomed's Sefelsa * Panel also rejects Noven Pharmaceuticals menopause drug * Advisors say neither drug co...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: In Menopause, Can We Have It All?

Stephanie Bender | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Sometimes it's the mirror that delivers the shock; sometimes it's a photo. Changes in hair and skin show up during our menopausal transition, often bringing an unwelcome sense that our attractive years are over. This isn't true.

5 Ways Menopause Has Turned Me Into Wonder Woman

Lori Lothian | Posted 04.14.2013 | Fifty
Lori Lothian

Menopause feels like someone slipped me a Wonder Woman pill.

How To Handle Your Menopause Blues

Stephanie Bender | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Not all mood changes in midlife need to disquiet us. We can also feel grateful that the uncertainty and insecurity we may have felt as younger women now gives way to a more reflective and discerning way of regarding the world, and a certain sageness in viewing ourselves.