References to menopause in history date back to the ancient Greeks and beyond. Aristotle supposedly referred to menopause, saying it began at 40 years of age. The term “menopause” (la ménépausie) was actually coined in 1821 by French physician Charles Pierre Louis De Gardanne. Personally, I think they should’ve asked a woman to name it. […]
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Dear Ellen, After I read your book, I went oh my G-d – That’s what it was. Stupid me, I was 45 at the time and did not realize that I was in perimenopause. I thought it was just stress causing my mood swings. I own my own company and recently re-married so I have
The term “March Madness” can mean something different depending on who you’re talking to. Many people will automatically think of the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournaments, as they’re starting to work on their brackets in the hopes of winning their office’s pool this year. However, if you are speaking with a woman in perimenopause
Boost your body, boost your mood! Exercise is helpful in fighting depression, suggests a recent review published in The Cochrane Library.
Menopause Mondays: Mood Swings, Anxiety, Depression, Weight Gain – 3 (Easy!) Ways to Meditate During Menopause
Meditate your way through perimenopause and menopause! It can boost your mood, memory, and even your lifespan.
Vanessa Van Petten, one of the nation’s youngest experts or “youthologists” on parenting and adolescents, gives us her take on what I often call Dueling Hormones!
Welcome to another Menopause Mondays®, a day dedicated to supporting and empowering women through the challenging yet transformative journey of menopause. In today’s blog, we’re going to delve into a topic that’s essential during this phase of life – self-love. Menopause is a time of change, and learning to love and care for yourself is
Welcome back to Menopause Mondays®, where we tackle the triumphs and trials of the menopausal journey with the latest insights and advice. This week, we’re savoring the topic of nutrition — an essential ingredient for managing menopause with gusto. Let’s dish out the latest on how your eating can influence your menopausal experience. Feeding Your
Hello, and welcome back to Menopause Mondays®, our weekly dive into all things menopause. Today, we’re threading through the complex tapestry of menopause and mental health. It’s a topic that’s close to the heart (and mind!) of many of us navigating this transformative phase of life. The Mind-Meno Link: More Than Mood Swings For years,
This Christmas is hormone-filled, thanks to our old friend’s perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause. Pour yourself a cup of spiked eggnog and sing along with me. (To the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”) 🎶 On the first day of Christmas, menopause gave to me: One parched vagina in a pear tree. 🎶 🎶 On