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Menopause

When Your Doctor Prescribes A Vibrator

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.18.2017 | Healthy Living

Doctors have been adding a new tool to the arsenal of how they restore the sex lives of menopausal and post-menopausal women: the humble vibrator. Wit...

You Don’t Have To Try To 'Get Your Body Back'

Jennifer Rollin | Posted 05.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rollin

There’s a pervasive cultural myth that as women, we should be “trying to get our bodies back.” As a therapist in private practice in Rockville, ...

Now There's A Cure For 'Old People Smell'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.24.2017 | Healthy Living

“Old People Smell” ― aka the body odor that can accompany aging and is particularly noticeable in nursing homes ― apparently now has a fix. N...

Get Excited: 'Grace & Frankie' Are Entering The Sex Toy Business

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.03.2017 | Entertainment

Do not doubt Grace Hanson and Frankie Bergstein. Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are back as everyone’s favorite Netflix duo for Season 3 of “Grace and...

Being Obese Is Strongly Linked To A Greater Risk For These 11 Cancers

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.02.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - People who are obese have a greater risk of developing and dying from several types of cancer including malignancies of the breast,...

New Genetic Discovery Explains Why Some Women Suffer Extreme PMS

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living

Most women are all too familiar with the I-just-want-to-go-home-and-put-on-my-sweatpants feeling that comes with their periods, but for some, symptoms...

The Age You Begin Menopause Could Be Influenced By Your Reproductive History

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.30.2017 | Healthy Living

The age at which women get their first period, along with the number of children they have, may influence when they enter menopause, a new study from ...

Whale Study Suggests Menopause May Exist So Grandmas Can Babysit

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.22.2017 | Healthy Living

What do menopausal women have in common with killer whales? Tread lightly there, friend. An international research team from the universities of Exete...

For Women, Cognitive Decline May Start Much Earlier Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2017 | Healthy Living

Declines in mental sharpness and cognitive ability are common in old age ― but when they typically start has been less clear. A new study suggests t...

Whatever Your Stage of Menopause, You Can Have Sexual Pleasure 100% of the Time

Rebecca Warner | Posted 01.16.2017 | Women
Rebecca Warner

"I designed the pilot study because the company was making very robust claims of guaranteed orgasms within this certain amount of time, and I said, 'T...

7 Tips To Lower Diabetes Risk in Menopause During the Holidays

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

By now, most people have been to a holiday party or two. Lots of food, lots of eggnog and other carb laden alcoholic beverages, and lots of grazing al...

How To Enjoy Guilt-Free Christmas Cheer

Julie Dargan | Posted 12.23.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Basically, sitting around the Christmas table with family and friends is about one thing and that is being thankful. Thankful for having family and fr...

5 Resolutions Midlifers Definitely Should Not Make For 2017

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.12.2017 | Fifty

As we wrote two years ago, New Year’s resolutions are for those who succumb to peer pressure. Does anyone really think the flip of a calendar page i...

How Women Can Benefit From Sex Rehab

Pamela Madsen | Posted 12.19.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

What is painfully true is that as you age, if you give up on sex, then sex will give up on you.

5 Menopause Symptoms That Can Be Eased Without The Need For HRT

Julie Dargan | Posted 11.30.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Here are the five main facts surrounding menopause that were openly discussed.

Man Complains About His Older Wife Aging, Gets Shut Down Perfectly

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.15.2016 | Fifty

A word of advice ― when you marry someone, don’t expect them to age in reverse. A Mumsnet forum user is getting flack for hinting that his wife’...

Are You Getting Older - Or Are You Getting Sleep Apnea?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

By Brandon R. Peters, MD As my 81-year-old grandma likes to remind me on occasion, "It's hell to get old." More than a nuisance, the cumulative dec...

4 Common Menopause Myths Debunked

Julie Dargan | Posted 10.16.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Many women think that they are still too young to be entering the menopause phase, when in reality they are not. "Sex and low libido"... bad press comes to mind as well as the way the media portrays a women past her prime, it is no wonder as women we dread entering the menopause.

Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is A Real Thing, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.14.2016 | Fifty

No, you aren’t going crazy. For women experiencing menopause, those memory lapses and times where you just can’t focus or concentrate, simply come...

Battling Grays and Strays

Lynne Cobb | Posted 10.11.2016 | Fifty
Lynne Cobb

Grays and strays - just another dandy way that menopause shares its, dare I say, hair-raising, life-altering change. About three years ago, I colored...

The 5 Not-So-Fun Things About Menopause And Tips To Deal With Them

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.28.2016 | Fifty

A recent small study by the manufacturer of the menopause relief supplement Amberen showed that a surprising number of women don’t know their peri-m...

Late Midlife Women Need a Map

Cecilia Dintino | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Cecilia Dintino

In 1933, Carl Jung asserted the following: "Wholly unprepared [we] embark upon the second half of life...But we cannot live the afternoon of life acc...

Menopause Turned Our Bedroom Into a Brothel

Lynne Cobb | Posted 09.13.2016 | Fifty
Lynne Cobb

Yes, peri-menopause is making me a changed woman. It is doing things to my body and brain that I never knew it could. It is also changing my house. Ho...

How To Be A Born-Again Sex Goddess After The Hot Mess Of Menopause

Pamela Madsen | Posted 09.04.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

At the age of 50, I'm done talking about my father and I understand my relationship with my mother. I don't need a therapist to talk about any of it anymore. I'm over it. There is something about midlife -- and it's not a musical comedy.

Figuring Out Why I Have To Pee All The Time

Fredrica Duke | Posted 08.19.2016 | Fifty
Fredrica Duke

Can we talk? I'm not going to whisper about this. I'm going to keep the decibel level loud and clear. Don't listen or read any further if you're squeamish and don't want to hear about my bladder.