Menopause News Flash: Smoking, Hot Flashes & Osteoporosis

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US News – Hot Flashes More Likely for Certain Smokers, Study Says

FIGO – Menopausal Women Still Unsure about Hormone Therapy

“Women deserve some clear answers and helpful tools to engage their doctors in meaningful conversations about the multiple choices available to improve their menopausal symptoms,” said Cynthia Stuenkel, an endocrinologist specializing in menopause at the University of California, San Diego.

RTT News – Early Menopause Might Be Linked to Several Health Risks in Elderly

Women who experience menopause early in life are subject to higher risks of osteoporosis, mortality and fragility fracture later on, says a study done in the International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Barchester – Can Losing Weight Protect Postmenopausal Women Against Cancer?

WebMD – Male Menopause – The Signs and Symptoms

Rome News Tribune – Moore Spreads the Word about Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is preventable, but only if women get regular pap smears that will detect any abnormalities.

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.