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Menopause

How To Get Rid Of Hot Flashes, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

The Emmy Award-winning, Dr. Oz, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and I just had to ask what he recommends for hot flashes. According to Dr. O...

Fun For Women After 50

Candy Spelling | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

In our shared experiences as wives, sisters and mothers, we know the significance of having emotional support. As empty-nesters, widows and survivors, we also know the importance of giving ourselves permission to laugh again, have fun again -- and live again.

Menopause Is the New Puberty

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Who just had a meltdown and locked themselves in their bedroom? Was it daughter, son or Mom? With all these hormonal fluctuations happening at once, things can get more than a little hectic!

K-Y Moisturizer Recalled by FDA: What You Should Know

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

This month, J&J (Johnson and Johnson) was asked to recall more than 69,000 units of it's K-Y Liquibeads products after receiving more than 200 complaints from consumers.

Menopausal Baggage

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.16.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Reaching out is IN. Suffering in silence is OUT!

Important Nutrition And Vitamin Facts For Menopausal Women, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

How can you look and feel your best while going through menopause? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer, shared some methods to being in great shape ...

Study Finds Surprising Strategy To Reduce Bone Loss In Post 50 Women

Posted 07.12.2012 | Fifty

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/11/2012 on Life's Little Mysteries Later in life, drinking one to two alcoholic drinks daily may curb bone lo...

How to Find Reliable Menopause Information Online

Staness Jonekos | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

There are millions of menopause websites, many with misinformation about menopause, treatment options, tests, and strategies. How do we find reliable menopause information online so we can have a productive conversation with our health care providers?

Menopause and Estrogen: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) 10 Years Later

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

It's been 10 years since one of the most significant papers in women's health was published -- a study on the risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women.

Bone Density May Predict Cognitive Decline

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

If a woman has low bone density, the new study results suggest that discussing estrogen treatment with their physician may be a useful option, especially if she is relatively early in the postmenopausal stage.

WATCH: Supplements For Menopause, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman who shared details on menopause and gave her opinion on taking supplements while you're going throu...

WATCH: Hormone Therapy After A Hysterectomy, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I met with health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman to discuss hormone replacement therapy after a hysterectomy. Is it really necessary? Check out more u...

Fifty Shades of Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

I was thrilled that I found hormone happiness prior to reading this book, because it would have been wasted on me. WOW...Fifty Shades of Grey turned me Fifty Shades of RED!

What Soy Will And Won't Do For Aging Women

Posted 06.11.2012 | Fifty

Adding soy to your diet may benefit your health, as it is high in protein and fiber, but a new study has shown that consuming soy for a cognitive boos...

How Do You Take Back Your Life?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 08.03.2012 | Good News
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Last weekend Wendy Ida emailed me that she was going to an event. It being a holiday, I was thinking it'd involve the beach. But no -- Ida was gearing up for a competition, and went on to win two first-place trophies. Ida's 60 years old.

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?

WATCH: Is Menopause Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted 05.30.2012 | Fifty

Katie Couric, like many midlife women, recently revealed that she has trouble sleeping on her Yahoo show "Katie's Take." There are countless reason...

Top 5 Hormone Superheroes: My 'Genius Bar'

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Here are the hormonal "best in class." Vanguards of new paradigm medicine, they aim to repair and prevent rather than to postpone the inevitable or mask symptoms with the latest antidepressant.

Not Sleeping Beauty: Dealing with Insomnia in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When I was young, I used to envy princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty for their charm and singing voices. When I entered perimenopause, I started to envy them for a different reason.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Caroline Manzo Talks Her Biggest Battle Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 05.09.2012 | Celebrity

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" matriarch Caroline Manzo is facing a new battle that may be even bigger than her feud with Teresa Giudice -- it's meno...

50 Shades of Grey Hair

Penny Love | Posted 07.08.2012 | Fifty
Penny Love

I read two books recently: 50 Shades of Grey and The Wisdom of Menopause. One reminded me of what it felt like to be young and in heat and the other advised me on the heat to come.

Are You There, Chef? It's Me, Menopause

Gillian Clark | Posted 05.03.2012 | DC
Gillian Clark

I'm pushing 50 now and Mother Nature is about done with me. It's Father Time's turn and he is determined to make a man out of me.

Menopause? There's A 'Map' For That

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Hot flashes, uncomfortable dryness, insomnia -- we all know the myriad symptoms associated with menopause. But a surprising number of women aren’t ...

What To Do About My High Cholesterol

Judi Freedman | Posted 07.01.2012 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Here are the five foods the Mayo Clinic says can lower cholesterol and protect my heart:

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.