Menopause News Flash: How You Can Help Families Devastated by Tornadoes in Oklahoma

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To support those affected by the tornadoes across the Midwest, donate here through Team Rubicon. This organization unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. You can be assured that your dollars will reach the victims of this horrible disaster.

Bone up! A combo of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs with different mechanisms of action increases bone density better than either drug does alone, according to new research from Massachusetts General Hospital.

Hormone Replacement Therapy in newly perimenopausal and menopausal women may reduce the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and death, says a new Danish study.

Friendly fats: A Mediterranean diet rich in extra virgin olive oil and unsaturated fats improves brainpower better than a low-fat diet does, according to new research in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.




Tune in: In case you missed Ellen’s interview Tuesday with January Jones on Blog Talk Radio, it will be re-aired on The Women 4 Women Network at on Friday, May 24 at 9pm EST/6pm PST, and again on on Saturday, May 25 at 10am EST/7am PST. To hear the interview at any time after Saturday, click here.

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. Bonus: Blow Me Cool fans will be available free for attendees. Click here to RSVP.

May’s 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 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 that will include Dr. Josh Trutt, a menopause and healthy aging expert from PhysioAge Medical Group in New York City. Send your questions in here! Then grab a coffee (instead of a cocktail!) and get ready to ask Ellen and Dr. Trutt your menopause questions at this free online event! Sign up here.


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.