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Play Hard: We (Women) Have Earned It

Stephanie Bender | Posted 09.17.2016 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

We can bring whatever level of determination and energy we want to making our menopausal years some of our best, but self-care during perimenopause and menopause also means taking carefree time to play and enjoy ourselves.

Blind to Menopause

Joanna Charnas | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Joanna Charnas

For a brief time in 2011 to 2012, I lost a third of my vision. Menopause was to blame. At first, I thought I'd damaged my glasses. I went to an optome...

Meditative, Menopausal Moments: An Oxymoron?

Stephanie Bender | Posted 08.28.2016 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Making menopause a positive time in our lives starts with slowing down long enough to appreciate what is happening. This way of thinking flies in the face of how many women experience "The Change."

Menopause and Moods

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

Once I started getting regular hot flashes, I realized that anxiety frequently went along with them. I'd feel anxious about the hot flashes themselves: what would trigger them, would they embarrass me; how long would they last, would they wake me up in the middle of the night?

Compounded Bio-Identical Hormones: More Harm Than Good?

Phyllis Greenberger | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Phyllis Greenberger

Regardless of what side of the fence you're on, it is still important to understand the potentially serious consequences of taking compounded bio-identical hormones.

The Risks Of Having Your Ovaries Removed At A Young Age

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/30/2015 02:02 PM EDT on LiveScience Angelina Jolie Pitt's surgery to remove her ovari...

The Totally Normal Life Stage That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Julie Gray | Posted 03.10.2015 | Fifty
Julie Gray

Menopause. There. I said it. Menopause is why I have been unable to focus for more than very short periods. It is why I have been staying in bed with my cats a lot. It is why I have had to carry a hanky with me everywhere I go and why I have claimed it's too hot when you are wearing a sweater.

Yagana Shah

Everything You Know About Menopause Is Wrong | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty

Menopause. You're either dreading it or welcoming it, depending on how you look at it. On one hand, you're terrified of those hot flashes and night sw...

Women Over 50 and Our Monumental Discovery of Our Pact with the Devil

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 02.15.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

In order for women to have the parts and hormones necessary to partake in the great privilege of giving birth, women have unknowingly made a secret pact with the devil.

Breast Cancer Awareness and Football: They Go Hand in Hand

Stephanie Bender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Although football and breast cancer make strange bedfellows, some of the principles of football apply to us as menopausal and postmenopausal women. We need to know our game plan, just as pro players do.

5 Things Women Should Know About Menopause and Hair Loss

Alan J. Bauman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Alan J. Bauman

Unlike male pattern hair loss, hereditary hair loss in women is usually a lot subtler and it can be easy to miss the early warning signs.

The Art of Aging Well

Stephanie Bender | Posted 10.28.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Sharon Stone's comments are not only refreshing, but long overdue for all of us to consider and ultimately embrace.

Vibrators Can Be Used To Treat WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty

Hot flashes, night sweats, shifts in moods... women suffering from menopause are well aware of the symptoms. But one of the more embarrassing symptoms...

8 Ways to Achieve Bladder Control

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Worried about getting too far from the bathroom or exercising without losing urine? That's called incontinence, and it isn't any fun. Twenty years ago...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

My Unlikely Treatment For Menopause

Posted 03.05.2013 | OWN

By C.M. Harris As her body hurtled into menopause, C.M. Harris was desperate to feel like herself again -- until she discovered how testosterone re...

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...

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.

K-Y Moisturizer Recalled by FDA: What You Should Know

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

This month, J&J (Johnson and Johnson) was asked to recall more than 69,000 units of it's K-Y Liquibeads products after receiving more than 200 complaints from consumers.

Menopause: The Bitch Is Back

The Atlantic | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

During menopause, a woman can feel like the only way she can continue to exist for 10 more seconds inside her crawling, burning skin is to walk scream...