• Talking with your Partner About Menopause

    My husband has been completely flummoxed, probably more in the past four years than in the entirety of...

  • What's Going On with My Vagina?

    I found it both bewildering and disheartening that a room full of women – all of whom had vaginas – were...

  • Sweet Dreams Are (Not) Made of This

    You can imagine my shock when, late that night, I was awakened out of a mediocre sleep (that’s as good...

  • Hell is Hot, but not Hotter than My Hot Flashes

    For the better part of my life, I've always been the person who was cold. Yes, I was...

  • Slamming Doors, Yelling and Tears - Oh, My! Puberty Meets Perimenopause

    Many women who are having children these days are having them later in life. A woman having children...

  • Weight, Weight...Don’t Tell Me

    I’m not gonna lie: I’ve struggled with my weight all my life. This isn’t new. But these past...

  • Let’s Talk Menopause

    First up: A terminology primer to improve your menopause fluency. 

  • I keep losing my cell phone and forgetting people's names. Why am I so forgetful?

    Do you keep losing your cell phone? Forgetting acquaintances’ names? Memory issues and difficulty concentrating—also referred to as...

  • Am I In Menopause If My Period Starts and Stops?

    For the past 30 years I could depend on my menses coming every 28 days like clockwork. In my mid-40s, when...

  • "For ten months—almost a year—I didn't menstruate. Now, suddenly, I've got my period again."

    One thing we can say for sure about perimenopause: it’s unpredictable. That’s because even though our estrogen and progesterone...

  • Re-Learning My Body Through Menopause

    I was twenty-six years old when my life started to change. A few years outside of my teenage years,...

  • “I used to love sex. Now, not so much.”

    First, kudos for broaching the topic. While many of us talk openly with girlfriends or our doctor about hot...

  • I used to be frisky. But lately I seem to have lost interest in sex.

    First, remember you’re not alone. For many of us, the transition into menopause and the years that follow can usher...

  • “Yesterday I lost my keys — twice. Is menopause making me lose my mind?”

    The short answer is…. Uh, um…. Ugh — what was the question again? Oh right! Yes, menopause is probably messing with your...

  • I’ve been weeping for an hour over a diaper commercial. Is there something wrong with me?

    Sound familiar? If you’re anything like many women, being unable to stop crying—or worse, raging—over something you know...

  • Why is it so important that I eat a healthy diet after menopause?

    We all tend to gain weight as we age due to decreased activity and loss of muscle mass....

  • I’ve been eating carefully and choosing healthy food, but still I’ve gained weight, especially around my waist.

    Ahh, menopause—the gift that keeps on giving—hot flashes, mood swings and, yes, extra fat, particularly around your midsection. At least...

  • Addressing the Hot (Flash) Pink Elephant in the Room

    Your period seems to have stopped. You’re a bit moodier than usual. You “flame on” like the human...

  • The mood swings, the sweats, the dryness—everywhere! Is this my new normal?

    Whether you’re dealing with mood swings, hot flashes, vaginal dryness or some other symptoms, it’s completely understandable if you’re worried that what you’re experiencing is as permanent as the...

  • Remember Sleep? Insomnia and Menopause

    At even the most casual of mentions, the word “sleep” instantaneously makes me sigh, smile, and long for...

  • Your Sleep Problems

    Have you recently discovered that sleep is not at the top of your skill set? Maybe you have...

  • Perimenopause in the Workplace

    Are you one of the 31 million women in the US workforce who are between the ages of...

  • Cut Out the Caffeine

    The truth was, I didn’t know, and she was right. I switched to caffeine-free soda (and drink it...

  • “I can’t seem to shake the blues.”

    “I just don’t have the energy or desire to do anything.” Does this sound like you? Many midlife...

  • How do I start a conversation with my doctor about what I’m experiencing?

    Menopause and women’s sexual health, unfortunately, are not addressed regularly in today’s healthcare setting. Many patients—and providers—avoid discussions...

*THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

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