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.