25
Mar

New Webinar on Menopause in the Worplace

Thank you to all who joined us for “The Impact of Menopause on Women at Work: A Guide Conversation” to hear about the challenges that women experiencing menopause symptoms face in the workplace and learn some of the strategies that employers can implement to improve workplace environments for midlife women. Our panelists were Claire Gill …

7
Mar

Menopause and Mental Health – More Support Needed

If you’ve been through menopause or know someone who has, you likely know menopause can make you a hot mess or cause other symptoms that can affect your mood. But does it cause women to become “hysterical” and transform them into a ‘mental mess?’ The answer is a resounding No! But mood and mental health …

15
Nov

For Some Women, Fiber and Food Choices May Work as Well as Antidepressants

For most people, the approaching holidays are a happy and exciting time. For many others, Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day is a time of increased anxiety and sadness. Women in perimenopause and menopause often find that anxiety and sadness are two of the most troublesome menopause symptoms. Currently, one-fourth of US women 60 and over …

17
Jun

What Men Should Know About Menopause

There is a lot of controversy and misinformation about menopause.    And that’s for the women.   But what about the men in a woman’s life? What do they know about menopause?   Surveys and studies show…not very much.   First of all, when it comes to healthcare, men generally take a back seat to …

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 …