There are many changes to our bodies during menopause. They are sometimes awkward and confusing. Dr. Heather Johnson, a practicing gynecologist, shares insights on what to expect and how to talk to your doctor about any questions you may have.
If you’ve noticed your skin becoming dryer as you age, you’re not alone. We wanted to find out why and what could be done about it. We spoke with Dr. Amy Newburger, Creator of EpiMD Moisturizing Body Lotion for Mature Skin, about what happens to our skin as we age and why she felt there was need for a specific product to address it. Click here to find out more.
While women tend to lose more hair as they age, rapid or extreme hair loss is not normal. We checked in with hair stylists Chris and Devin Rosenthal who specialize in hair loss to learn more. Click here to see what they said.
Mindfulness is a buzzword these days. It’s also recommended to help with menopause symptoms. Click here for information and tips from psychotherapist/expert Sandra K. Molle, LPC, DBTC, BCN.
This Breakthrough Menopause Study Busts So Many Myths Wide Open
It’s time to change the way we talk about menopause.
Menopause is not a disease. Experts call for new narrative for this natural stage of a woman's life
Women are not a monolith, their experiences of menopause are not all negative, and this stage of life should not be medicalized, argue an international group of experts.
Oral Bacteria and Risk for Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women
Specific oral bacteria are associated with baseline blood pressure (BP) status and the risk for incident hypertension in postmenopausal women.
Menopausal Weight Gain: Diet, Exercise During Perimenopause May Be the Best Strategy to Avoid Excess Weight
Key changes in fat distribution and metabolism begin well before the menopause transition, researchers find.
Researchers examining why menopause causes weight gain
Take This Hot Flash and Shove It!
Hot flashes, mood swings and other signs of menopause can cause women to quit their jobs. Here's how some handle symptoms while working.
Why Do Women Gain Belly Fat at Midlife?
And is there any way to target it through diet or exercise?
We Need to Talk About Perimenopause
Why was I so unprepared for when my periods started to change?
Why is And Just Like That….Being So Weird About Menopause?
There was a great opportunity to use a popular platform to alter the conversation around “The Change” (or critique the lack thereof)—but no.
Best Lubricants for Menopause Dryness
This article discusses a range of lubricants a person can try to combat menopausal dryness.
Can Vitamins Help Alleviate My Menopause Symptoms
This article suggests vitamins that can help minimize the symptoms of low estrogen.
Black women’s health problems during menopause haven’t been a focus of medicine. Experts and activists want to change that.
How to Relieve Stress: 38 Comments from Therapists, Psychologists and People Who’ve Overcome Stress
As stress has become incredibly common, this article looks at tips and suggestions from professionals and consumers on how to manage it.
Working Through Menopause
This Women at Work podcast from the Harvard Business Review includes experts discussing menopause symptoms and debunking some myths. Worth a listen (or a read of the transcript)
‘A weird liberation’: why women are exposing the wild truth about midlife and menopause
The edgy, angry, upbeat reality of life as a woman in your 40s and 50s has long been hidden. Now a new wave of writers are telling all
More Women Trying Pot to Manage Menopause
A new study finds 1 in 4 women have tried cannabis to manage menopause symptoms.
Are You There, God? It’s Me, Menopause
Menopause is essentially puberty in reverse—but there’s a huge lack of education around the transition. Jennifer Gunter, M.D., explains what to expect when you’re no longer expecting a period.
New Study Finds PFAS May Cause Early Menopause
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure may cause menopause to occur two years earlier in women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
What You Need to Know About Supplements
We should be able to get all the nutrients we need from a healthy diet, but if not, then considering a supplement may be an option. You should discuss it with your healthcare provider before taking any supplements
No One Told Me Exactly What to Expect from Menopause. But the Messages I Did Get Were Very Wrong
An interesting perspective on facing menopause and looking for the positive.