11
Jun

Hot Flashes, Estrogen, and Your Brain

This post is a short section from my book, The Estrogen Fix. As you will see, hot flashes are more than just a nuisance; they affect your brain…   Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms of and complaints about menopause. Sure, they are annoying, embarrassing, and disruptive. But do they do something …

30
Apr

What is Puberty, Menstruation, Perimenopause and Menopause?

In this time of stay at home isolation, millions of women are not able to go to their healthcare providers for routine care. And for women in perimenopause and menopause, that creates a lot of stress for dealing with work, relationships and self-esteem. As a women’s wellness and menopause expert and author of the best …

28
Jan

You Are NOT Too Young For Heart Disease

Usually when I share an article, it’s from a well-known medical journal. But this information was reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ January 15, 2020).   And it’s alarming!   Heart disease and strokes are killing an increasing number of Americans between the ages of 45 and 64, in the …

10
Dec

When Treatment Causes Menopause

Menopause always comes with challenges. When you are 50ish, the symptoms come on gradually. But when you are younger and still have normal or relatively normal hormone levels, treatment causes an abrupt drop in those hormones, and that causes you to be catapulted into menopause. That large, sudden change in hormones causes large, sudden changes …

15
Feb

The Hot Years Issue 43 Now Available…Start reading now…

If you haven’t been getting the latest issue of The Hot Years magazine, your missing out on the #1 Women’s Health digital magazine for perimenopause and menopause. Each issue contains the information our readers have requested to help them feel healthy, happy and hormonally balanced. Enjoy the latest issue below. To get a free subscription …

1
Feb

Cardiovascular Disease Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Adults

This press release from the AMA is one you should look at. It also has a terrific video in the USA link provided below. You’ve got two ears, two lungs, two kidneys….and one heart. That’s why I want to share this press release with you. USA Today (1/31, Molina) reports that “nearly half of U.S. …

18
Jan

How Do I Know It’s Menopause

Are you wondering, “Am I in menopause?”   Are you asking yourself, “Why is my body acting so strange? Doesn’t even seem like me!”   The truth is, many women who are entering menopause don’t have any idea it’s menopause that is happening to them.   That’s especially true for about 5 to 10 percent …

10
Jan

What Causes a Woman to Enter Menopause?

Menopause happens to every woman. But why? And When? There are many reasons a women enters menopause. The most common is that her ovaries naturally stop working, which typically happens at a mean age of 51. Although the range is 45 to 55 years of age. But for up to ten percent of women, menopause …

10
Dec

The Hot Years Magazine: Free Christmas Holiday Issue

How do you get your health information?   It’s a fact: 75% of women given a list of menopause symptoms don’t realize those symptoms are associated with menopause.   In today’s ever changing health information world, the most important thing you can do to stay well is to be informed so you can make good …

29
Nov

FDA Issues Warning on Vaginal Laser Treatment

Ever go to the doctor and feel too embarrassed to ask your question?   One very common question that DOESN’T get asked is,   “Are you feeling dry or feeling pain with sex?”   You’re not alone. About half of women in perimenopause and menopause share your frustration.   The bad news is that only about 7% ever …

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