Menopause News Flash: New Study Explains Menopausal Belly Fat
Revved up by the estrogen drop associated with menopause, proteins signal cells to store more fat, according to new research from Mayo Clinic.
Your lipsticks and lip-glosses may contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum, and other metals that could raise potential health concerns, according to UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.
SHOCKING: Fewer than one in five trainee obstetrics and gynecology doctors in the U.S. receives formal training in menopause medicine, according to a new survey published in Menopause.
Hormone replacement therapy significantly improves muscle function in postmenopausal women, says a new study in The Journal of Physiology.
THE LIGHTER SIDE
Supporting military families: On May 10, Ellen will be speaking at Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) along with other medical professionals and wellness experts on a variety of topics that affect women’s health and wellness. In addition to these attendees, and with the assistance of They Serve 2, a non-profit dedicated to supporting military service families, Ellen is able to donate thousands of copies of her book, Shmirshky: think inside the box to spouses of servicemen and servicewomen as well as civilians supporting the military.
Tune in: On May 21, Ellen will be talking all things menopause with January Jones at 6am PST/9am EST.
Party in person! On Monday, June 3 from 5pm to 7pm, grab some girlfriends and head to Burlap Restaurant in Del Mar, California, for the launch of Menopause Mondays Live; brought to you by Ellen and Burlap. Click here to RSVP.
May’s EllenDolgen.com Giveaway: Enter to win wicking sleepwear from Cool-jams! Good luck, sisters!
Is it hot in here or is it just you? Get discounts on great menopause products, courtesy of EllenDolgen.com. Available now: cooling clothes, a sleek and discrete chargeable fan, a “Hot Flash Havoc” documentary, and a natural menopause relief formula. Enter promo code “ellend” to save serious cash!
Let’s hang out! The first Monday of every month, Ellen is hosting her Menopause Mondays Google Hangouts: Where the Sisterhood helps the Sisterhood. For June, she is switching things up with a morning event at 8:30am PST/11:30am EST. So grab a coffee (instead of a cocktail!) and get ready to ask Ellen your menopause questions at this free online event! Sign up here.