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Perimenopause

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...

Statistically Speaking... I'm Not a Statistic

Kristen Houghton | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

Statistics can and should be used as a tool to determine possible health risks for patients, but it should be noted that they can only be used as a tool, and not as a definite indicator of an individual's health. Each of us is more than a number.

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 ...

Am I Going Through Menopause At 35?

Posted 02.26.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Only about 1 percent of women in the U.S. go through menopause before 40. Here's what else those symptoms that are scaring the beje...

Why You Should Channel Mae West This Valentine's Day

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are four lovey-dovey tips to help you become your own perfect Valentine.

Hormone Replacement Therapy 101

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

To HRT or not to HRT? The debate over hormone replacement therapy is one that has confounded doctors, confused the menopausal, and, ultimately, jeopardized the health of millions of women. Not on my watch!

Get Fit: 5 Secrets to Exercising During Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The best form of exercise is the one that you will actually do! So find a workout -- or a variety of workouts -- that you love.

Menopause Mondays: Women's Inspiring 2014 Encore Careers in Perimenopause and Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

I now have a purpose in my 2014 life that is bigger than me: Supporting women through perimenopause and menopause so that they can lead the happy, healthy and fulfilled lives they deserve.

Menopause at 70? Freeze Ovary at 35

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

For women in perimenopause or menopause, whether or not to take estrogen is one of the biggest challenges faced. Is it safe? Which one? What route? Ho...

3 Tips for Taking Care of Both Your Loved Ones and Yourself

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Sometimes, in menopause, hormones aren't the problem at all. Sometimes, the real issue is the role we play in our own lives and families--and for increasingly more perimenopausal and menopausal women, that role is sandwiched between two slices of responsibility.

Bali Through the Eyes of the Hormonally Challenged

Simi Singh Juneja | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Simi Singh Juneja

If one more sun-kissed expat walks up the steps from yoga class without his shirt on, while the sun is pouring down on his perfect body and long tousled hair, I am going to slap the living daylights out of that mosquito that is terrorizing my ankle. I just murdered a mosquito.

Egg Freezing for Later Pregnancy in Perimenopause or Early Menopause

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Sometimes fertility and menopause clash when a woman has not had a baby and is either still looking for a partner or requires treatment that propels her suddenly into menopause.

Synecdoche

Mona R. Washington | Posted 11.24.2013 | Women
Mona R. Washington

MOTHER: What's wrong? DAUGHTER: It's my boob. MOTHER: Oh no. Is it a lump? DAUGHTER: No. It's a hair. MOTHER: A hair?

Migraines: What's Estrogen Got To Do With It?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

It's the middle of the day and you're on your back with the blinds closed, a wet washcloth over your eyes, and a nauseated feeling in the pit of your stomach. What's that got to do with perimenopause? In a word: hormones.

The Art of Aging Well

Stephanie Bender | Posted 10.28.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Sharon Stone's comments are not only refreshing, but long overdue for all of us to consider and ultimately embrace.

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.

The Surprising Symptoms Of Menopause

Posted 07.13.2013 | OWN

Medical mystery or menopause? Odd change-of-life conditions are creating lots of confusion. By Meryl Davids Landau Leanne Emerson was 37 w...

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.

Summer Survival Tips to Beat the Menopausal Heat

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

For the menopausal woman who is already walking around with her own hot flash equivalent of a personalized wood-fired pizza oven, summertime hot flashes can rival any sweat lodge.

Your Top Pap Smear Questions Answered

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellen Dolgen

When it comes to matters of health, a good offense is always the best defense. So treat your cervix to regular screenings. Tell your daughters to do the same. It only takes minutes -- but it can gain you years of health and happiness.

Understanding Angelina Jolie's Choices

Stephanie Bender | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

A myth, as inaccurate and dangerous as any that pervades American society, is that women enter menopause as if falling off a cliff.

Top 3 Ways To Prevent Shrinking With Age

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.25.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Thankfully, aging doesn't have to be just another word for shrinking! Here are three ways to prevent shrinking with age.

5 Steps To Hormone Happiness In Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are my five steps for safe deployment to menopause.

5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Health and the Environment

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.30.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Think your hot flashes are bad? Take a look at Mother Nature's thermostat!

3 Things Every Man Should Know About Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.22.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Women aren't the only ones who need to understand menopause.