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Menopause Symptoms

Ladies Need GYN Education More Than SEX Education

Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM

I know too many women who are menopausal, suffering with hot flashes and have reached adulthood with sex education under their belts, but without a firm grasp on their our own gynecological and hormone health.

Benefits Seen In Hormone Use Early In Menopause

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty

-- A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose ...

Change Your Menopause - A Great Book

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.01.2012 | Books
Mache Seibel, MD

I read Change Your Menopause: Why One Size Does Not Fit All in preparation for an interview I conducted with Dr. Utian and I think it will have a lot of value for women as they enter and go through this important window of life. It's easy to read and his information is all evidence based and backed by good research.

Does Your Menopause Affect Your Mental Health?

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Many women worry that reaching menopause will tip their emotional wellbeing. If your menopause seems to be affecting your mental health, talk openly about it with your doctor.

Low Estrogen Linked to Increased Glaucoma Risk

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

If you are in or near menopause and considering whether or not to take estrogen, in addition to hot flashes and low libido, it's time to include your risk of glaucoma with your doctor.

Perimenopausal Depression

Staness Jonekos | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty
Staness Jonekos

Perimenopausal symptoms may be the cause of depression, and for some, it may even be clinical depression.

Menopause Is the New Puberty

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Who just had a meltdown and locked themselves in their bedroom? Was it daughter, son or Mom? With all these hormonal fluctuations happening at once, things can get more than a little hectic!

Menopausal Baggage

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.16.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Reaching out is IN. Suffering in silence is OUT!

Important Nutrition And Vitamin Facts For Menopausal Women, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

How can you look and feel your best while going through menopause? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer, shared some methods to being in great shape ...

How to Find Reliable Menopause Information Online

Staness Jonekos | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

There are millions of menopause websites, many with misinformation about menopause, treatment options, tests, and strategies. How do we find reliable menopause information online so we can have a productive conversation with our health care providers?

Menopause and Estrogen: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) 10 Years Later

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

It's been 10 years since one of the most significant papers in women's health was published -- a study on the risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women.

WATCH: Hormone Therapy After A Hysterectomy, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I met with health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman to discuss hormone replacement therapy after a hysterectomy. Is it really necessary? Check out more u...

WATCH: Is Menopause Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted 05.30.2012 | Fifty

Katie Couric, like many midlife women, recently revealed that she has trouble sleeping on her Yahoo show "Katie's Take." There are countless reason...

Not Sleeping Beauty: Dealing with Insomnia in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When I was young, I used to envy princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty for their charm and singing voices. When I entered perimenopause, I started to envy them for a different reason.

Are You There, Chef? It's Me, Menopause

Gillian Clark | Posted 05.03.2012 | DC
Gillian Clark

I'm pushing 50 now and Mother Nature is about done with me. It's Father Time's turn and he is determined to make a man out of me.

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.

What Makes Me Really Hot

Elise Sax | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Elise Sax

Recently, I was in line at the bank when I was attacked by a ball of fire in my belly. The heat grew, emanating out until it had taken over my entire body. "Whoa, Nelly!" I shouted, as if to warn the others in line. "A Number Six Hot Flash. It's a biggun'!"

Take the 'Bite' Out of HRT

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.10.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Menopause is the great equalizer. It doesn't care which political party you identify with, what your religious background is or whether you're a member of the 1 or 99 percent.

Take Your Menopause to Work Day

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Without a daycare program where women can leave their hot flashes and discomfort, the best step companies can take is to educate their employees and employers.

Personal Spring Cleaning

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.06.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Many changes occur in your body when you enter perimenopause. It is the most symptom-laden time since puberty, but remember that over 50 million women around the world are right there with you.

Top 4 Menopause Myths Dispelled

Mickey Harpaz | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty
Mickey Harpaz

After working with over 10,000 menopausal women in my practice over the past 23 years, I have seen some misconceptions and myths that women have believed that have hindered their success in navigating the dreaded "change." The good news is you don't have to believe those myths.

Valentine's Day: Crank the Heat Up!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.08.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Even though the last thing you probably want is a temperature hike (hot flash central), here are 14 uncensored, cut-to-the-chase ways to crank that love thermostat up to super steamy.

Budgeting Your Energy in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When women enter menopause, several of their symptoms can work together to create a menopause monster. Weight gain and insomnia can partner with depression to make a tornado of negative thoughts and feelings that seems impossible to diffuse.

The Wisdom Of Menopause

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Menopause is not something that happens to you! Nor is it something that you have no control over. Menopause is actually about coming home to yourself.

Age of Gregarious

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.29.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Now, I'm not saying you should go out and buy some coveralls and start braiding your hair again with a soggy stuffed animal in hand, but if you're going to focus on any one resolution, resolve to value yourself, not a number.