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Menopause Side Effects

How To Keep From Getting A Fat Belly During Menopause

Posted 05.08.2013 | Fifty

During menopause, even the most physically active women experience unbalanced shifts of weight from their buttocks to the abdomen. Luckily there are a...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: In Menopause, Can We Have It All?

Stephanie Bender | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Sometimes it's the mirror that delivers the shock; sometimes it's a photo. Changes in hair and skin show up during our menopausal transition, often bringing an unwelcome sense that our attractive years are over. This isn't true.

How To Handle Your Menopause Blues

Stephanie Bender | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Not all mood changes in midlife need to disquiet us. We can also feel grateful that the uncertainty and insecurity we may have felt as younger women now gives way to a more reflective and discerning way of regarding the world, and a certain sageness in viewing ourselves.

Take This Quiz And Reinvigorate Your Sex Life

Stephanie Bender | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Menopausal straw poll: would you rather sleep or make love? The majority of women would choose the former (depending on who asked the question, of course), and roughly half of those who claim they'd rather make love might not quite be owning up to the truth.

4 Ways To Avoid Menopausal Weight Gain

Posted 09.06.2012 | Fifty

Hot flashes and -- ahem -- other uncomfortable side effects of menopause are well-known. But here's another unpleasant side effect of menopause: weigh...