Menopause News Flash: Beat Belly Fat and Heart Disease

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Carnivores, be warned. Cutting your meat habit can decrease your risk of heart disease by up to a third, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.

Herbal and complementary medicines can provide an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for treating postmenopausal symptoms, according to a new review published in The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Soy, red clover, and black cohosh were the most thoroughly investigated alternative therapies in the review.

Celebrate American Heart Month! Check out the American Heart Association‘s website to cut your risk of heart disease (the #1 killer of women in the US!), support other women, and help make heart disease a thing of the past. Some interesting new heart disease research is being done at Sanford Burnham…

Want to get rid of fat for good? It turns out that hip and thigh fat is radically different than belly fat.



Show Ellen Some Love Vote for in HealthLine’s Best Health Blog of 2012! You can find her on page 2. (Bonus: You can vote once a day.)

Win a Book and Private Consultation Renowned gynecologist and women’s health expert, Lauren F. Streicher, MD, is giving away a signed copy of her book, The Essential Guide to Hysterectomy: Advice From a Gynecologist on Your Choices Before, During, and After Surgery as well as a free 15-minute private phone consultation with her. Enter now!

Menopause on Television In a recent episode of House of Cards, Claire was shown going through menopause. explores television’s rare glimpses into menopause, and why they usually are there only for comedic value.

Save $5 on Menopause the Musical Score seats to Menopause the Musical, a hilarious celebration of women and “the change,” at $5 off their normal place with promo code REDHOT! Check out upcoming nationwide tour dates and purchase options.

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.

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