19
Mar

Waking Up to Pee? Here’s How to Slow the Flow.

Let’s face it, the nighttime path from the bed to the pottie is well worn in many households.   It’s called nocturia and it’s often gets worse in menopause as lower estrogen levels weaken the tissues that support the bladder and create a much more sensitive bladder. Lower estrogen levels also worsen sleep, hot flashes …

29
Oct

Recommended Supplements for Menopause

One of the common questions I’m asked is what supplements to take. Even if you eat a well balanced diet, it can still be helpful to get certain minerals and vitamins into your diet. But which ones? And how much?   Dietary supplement recommendations vary as we age and as you might expect, what is …

15
Oct

Timing of Mammogram Could Save Your Life

There’s new information on when and how often to get a mammogram that you should know about. Many guidelines say to wait until you’re 50 to begin. Some say get a mammogram every other year. But new information suggests both of those guidelines are inaccurate.   A new study found that getting a yearly mammogram …

12
Oct

Music Monday: Mammogram Song for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. We need awareness; breast cancer is scary. It can be disfiguring and it can be lethal. But if you catch it early, the 5-year survival rate is 90%.   Breast cancer us the most common cancer diagnosed among US women and the second leading cause of death among …

29
Aug

Dr. Mache Blog Awarded “Best Menopause Blog”

We are super excited to share with you that DrMache.com/Blog was awarded a Best Menopause Blog award by Healthline. Each week we bring you helpful information to help you feel better and take more control of your life, work and relationships. It’s great to know that 1000’s of women are finding this information helpful. We’re …