Menopause News Flash: HRT Risks vs. Benefits and more!

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A new survey reveals that many women are embarrassed to discuss the vaginal and sexual symptoms of menopause with their health care professional and with their partner. I say, stop hiding your shmirshky under a bush! Remember: reaching out is IN. Suffering in silence is OUT.

Working to shed pounds while in PM&M (perimenopause and menopause)? Think you know all the menopause symptoms and risks? A new study shows that postmenopausal women can also lose bone mass!,0,3855213.story

Ten prunes a day to prevent bone loss while in perimenopause or menopause? Who’s going to try this and call me? (Better yet, sound off on our newly re-vamped Facebook page!). Read more about how to protect your health and prevent bone loss during perimenopause and menopause.

Concerned about using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat your menopause symptoms? This new risk-benefit analysis may help you decide.

Recent research demonstrates that shmirshkies using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease their menopause symptoms may be less likely to develop peripheral arterial disease (PAD).




After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through–before, during, and after menopause–with the medically sound solutions she discovered. Her passion to become a “sister” and confidant to all women fueled Ellen’s first book, Shmirshky: the pursuit of hormone happiness. As a result of the overwhelming response from her burgeoning audiences and followers’ requests for empowering information they could trust, Ellen’s weekly blog, Menopause MondaysTM, was born.