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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.

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.

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.

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 4: Menopause and Testing

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Tests... the mere word conjures memories of long-ago school days, my number two lead pencil cracking under the pressure of my intensity. Fortunately for us, when it comes to testing for hormone levels, no pencil is needed, and you really can't fail!

Ellen's 5 Steps to Hormone Happiness, Step 3: Chart Your Menopause Symptoms

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Are you awake at 3 a.m.? Forgetting the names of your own children? Suddenly losing your keys, your temper and your mind?

Happy Menopause Awareness Month -- Be Your Own Caregiver!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Too many of us are not getting the help we deserve for our health, wellness and our menopausal challenges. If you assess your own needs, you'll see that your own well-being is connected to the well-being of your family members.

Baby Boomer Bathing Suits and Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The suits from last summer seem to hit all the wrong places. Does anyone else have this problem?

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.

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.