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Ellen Sarver Dolgen

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.

Dr. Lauren Streicher Answers Women's Most Common Hysterectomy Questions

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellen Dolgen

How your doctor performs a hysterectomy depends on both a woman's health history and the reason for the surgery.

5 Ways To Put The Sizzle Into Valentine's Day Sex

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. This is the one day of the year when there's no excuse for no hanky-panky. Despite being in the throes of menopause, there are ways to feel like a sexy twenty-something again, and to give your partner a great, sexy, Valentine's Day experience.

My Celebrity Crush: Bradley Cooper

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellen Dolgen

Let me say that their dancing in Silver Linings Playbook is hilarious, embarrassing, and heartwarming. But even more important to me (and any other woman who would rather gain weight than run): Dancing is a fantastically fun workout.

You Don't Have to Worry About Menopause Yet, Right?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Ellen Dolgen

We've all heard that there is a peak age for ovulation; a time when your body is ripe with baby-making magic, and there are eggs as far as the sperm c...

Re-decorate My What? Is Hysterectomy the Right Theme This Holiday?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.17.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Getting rid of a pile of "stuff" or what's not working can feel right sometimes and is often a great way to create room for something new. However, when it comes to our bodies, we should be cautious before we start throwing out what we think is no longer working for us

The 12 Days of Christmas, Menopause-style

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.13.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Since the holiday season means getting together and partying with friends and family who may be going through "the change" (*cringe*) themselves, I th...

Home For the Holidays -- Got the Blues?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The holidays are often a bittersweet time of year. Amid all of the parties, family gatherings and general joyousness, there can be some strong feelings of loneliness, financial stress and annoyance.