Menopause News Flash: It’s Halloween And Here Is Some Scary Data On Uterine Fibroids

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Menopause News Flash – research, news and information
No need to go scouring the Internet. I’m here for you with all the latest menopause news.

Silence is NOT golden. The average woman with uterine fibroids puts off seeking treatment for 3.6 years, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. Researchers found that 32 percent of women suffer in silence for more than five years before seeking treatment for the condition.

Ever wondered how your grandkids can plow through bags of Halloween candy sans stomachaches? Scientists at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have found that in youngsters, genes allow the body to adapt to changing diets and sugar overloads in ways adults just can’t. Shucks.

Get crafty! Participating in DIY projects or gardening can cut the risk of heart attack and stroke and increase lifespan by as much as 30 percent among people ages 60 and older, says research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

It’s time for a girlfriend getaway!recent article in Annals of Leisure Research showsthat girlfriend getaways are good for your health, helping women escape stress and routine, bond with female friends, and deal with major life events.

Make sleep a priority! Poor sleep quality may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s diseaseas well as its progression, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


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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.