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Menopause Symptoms

How To Recognize The Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men's health, not women's.

Nothing Old Can Stay: Aging in the Zellweger Era

Mary Beth Holcomb | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Mary Beth Holcomb

I obsess over this widening hair part, the way it opens like a zipper to reveal a small white patch of skull at the back top left of my head. "No one notices but you," my husband comforts me, and I know he's right, if only because no one much notices a 47-year-old woman at all in this society.

Menopause Symptoms - Trick or Treat?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.31.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

You may have Freddy Krueger-style cramps, or no discomfort whatsoever. Just as women's periods differ greatly before menopause, their menses symptoms will differ greatly during perimenopause and menopause.

3 Ways To Get Better Sleep During Menopause

Posted 10.29.2014 | OWN

Sleep is often one of the first things to go during the transition into menopause. These solutions can help you wake up on the right side of the b...

Yagana Shah

Everything You Know About Menopause Is Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Sweat-Drenched Woman's Guide To Enjoying An Un-Medicated Menopause

Roz Warren | Posted 08.14.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Menopause came for me several years ago, when I was in my mid-fifties, and I can't say that I've enjoyed the experience.

Yagana Shah

5 Summer Essentials For Every Woman's Handbag

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty

You can tell a lot about a woman by the contents of her purse. Smart men know better than to look inside a woman's handbag. But kids know you can alwa...

Yagana Shah

Why Women May Want To Reconsider Their Caffeine Habit

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty

That hot cup of coffee or tea you just can't start the day off with, may be keeping you up at night. And it's not just the caffeine. A new study s...

12 Surefire Signs Of Menopause

Tracy Morrison | Posted 09.08.2014 | Fifty
Tracy Morrison

'You're in menopause.' My doctor said calmly and with almost a little smile-smirk on her face. 'Your tests have all come back -- and you're healthy. Sure a little low on iron as you typically are, but now that those pesky periods are gone -- that should just correct itself.'

10 Disturbing Things About My Menopause

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

ALERT! ALERT! MENOPAUSAL WOMEN BEWARE: 10 signs you need to keep menopausal madness at bay.

Miffed by the Prospect of Menopause

Luise Meyer | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Luise Meyer

I am not menopausal, nor have I gone through menopause, so I obviously don't know what is in store for me, but if the experience of those nearest and dearest to me is any indication, it is unlikely to be a fun fest.

Coping With Haywire Hormones and a House Full of Kids

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Looking forward to a stress-free summer? Good luck with that! Perimenopause and menopause is stressful enough, thank you very much. Having your kids home all summer long is stress squared.

Menopause Mondays: Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Give New Meaning to 'The Big O'

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.14.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The big “O” brings to mind mood music, our favorite lover, and moans of ecstasy. For those in menopause and postmenopause, the new &ldquo...

The Age At Which Men Officially Become Grumpy

Carol E Wyer | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

I was recently interviewed on BBC Radio 2 about grumpiness (much to the chagrin of my husband who believes he is far more qualified to discuss the subject). The presenter was curious to discover at what age men become grumpy and if grumpiness is confined to older men.

The Impact of Smoking on Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

If you've been having trouble breaking up with cigarettes, I have some helpful information that you need to know regarding the dangers of smoking. Unlike that "bad boy" in college, smoking can really do permanent damage to your health, especially if you're going through menopause.

Yagana Shah

Surprising Menopause Symptom Is More Common Than You Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty

Women may welcome menopause, thinking they can finally bid farewell to tampons, maxi pads, and Midol. But a new study shows recurring and prolonged bl...

8 Eating Habits That Ease Menopause Symptoms

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 04.10.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone From weight gain to hot flashes and night sweats, menopause can make life miserable for some women. ...

Menopause Got You Sleepless?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Sleeplessness can be a real problem for women going through menopause. In fact, the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) lists trouble falling asleep as one of the five main symptoms of menopause.

No More March Madness - Conquer Your Mood Swings

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When you say "March Madness" many people will automatically think of the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournaments. However, if you are speaking with a woman in perimenopause or menopause, "March Madness" is not a game she wants to go into overtime with

7 Things That Will Make You Feel Better About Menopause

Posted 03.09.2014 | Fifty

"The menopause." The "change." Climacteric if you want to get wordy with it. Call it whatever you will and the first thing that comes to mind are hot ...

A Singing Uterus? Now We've Seen Everything

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Women pride themselves on being prepared. The sisterhood is so prepared and open when it comes to childbearing and child rearing. From pregnancy to college applications, my friends and family were always full of support.

10 Tips to a Happier Menopause

Carol E Wyer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

For many, the menopause is certainly not a laughing matter but, armed with strategies and information to help combat certain symptoms and discovering the huge support network that is available for them, those ladies can have hope.

Study Reveals Scary Side Effect Of HRT

Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty

Those on both sides of the hormone replacement therapy debate have listed the various pros and cons of the menopause treatment. But a new study reveal...

7 Tips to Sleep Better Without Medication

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

A lack of sleep is a bigger problem of course than just being tired. People with insomnia are four times as likely to suffer from depression and are at greater risk of heart disease, obesity and diabetes. It causes more time lost at work and lowers enjoyment overall.

Don't Say Shhh to Urine Incontinence -- It's Nothing to Sneeze At

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Fortunately, there are treatments available for urinary incontinence, but first it had to be recognized as a treatable problem and talked about with a medical professional. There are several types of incontinence.