6
Jul

When Men Have ‘Volcanic’ Hot Flashes

Hot flashes only occur in women, right?   Not exactly. Up to 75% of men who are treated with hormone therapy for prostate cancer have hot flashes. It’s not something most people think about. But it is a common side effect in a very common cancer in men.   If more men did have the …

15
Jun

British Member of Parliament Menopause Symptom Misdiagnosed 12 Years

An article in the British Publication Mirror describes a Member of Parliament (MP) treated with antidepressants for 12 years before she was finally diagnosed as having menopause. After all that time, MP Carolyn Harris is  finally weaning herself off of the antidepressants. According to her interview, she mood was so low that she wasn’t able …

27
May

A New Look at Treating Menopause Symptoms

Whether or not to take estrogen is a huge decision every woman must make as she faces her symptom of menopause. Most of the fears about estrogen began with the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) when they falsely claimed that estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer and heart disease. I explained how the WHI got …

8
Mar

New Book Reveals The Impact of Working Through Menopause

Whether you’re a business woman in perimenopause or menopause or a company that hires them, you will want to know about this new book called Working Through Menopause: The Impact on Women, Businesses and The Bottom Line released today to coincide with International Women’s Day.   Hot flashes, mood swings, poor sleep, and irritability are …

3
Mar

Menopause is Making Work Worse… A Whole Lot Worse!

Menopause happens to every women who lives long enough. In today’s workplace, one in four women is either in menopause or transitioning into it in peri menopause. But no one seems to notice or care. And no one is offering needed support. Consider these facts: Six in ten menopausal women say their menopause symptoms have …

17
Feb

The Silent Ceiling: New Book Exposes The Impact of Menopause on Women and Businesses

Menopause is happening at work and no one is noticing   Women are half the US workforce, and half of those women are in perimenopause or menopause. That’s one fourth of the entire US workforce.   But menopause at work, neither women nor businesses isn’t getting the attention it deserves. That’s why in our book, …

21
Jan

New Book on Menopause in the Workplace Shines Light on Blind Spot in American Businesses

Working Through Menopause: The Impact on Women, Businesses and the Bottom Line available for pre-order.   Globally, pre menopause and menopause symptoms are costing businesses $810 billion dollars; hot flashes in the United States alone is costing businesses $14 billion dollars in lost productivity, days missed from work and associated costs. Yet seventy-three percent of women …

7
May

It’s Almost Mother’s Day – So Why Aren’t Working Moms Celebrating

My mother loved being a mom. She used to say, “Every day is mother’s day!” But for today’s moms, particularly those trying to balance work and life, it hasn’t been easy. And the pandemic hasn’t helped an already challenging situation.   The pandemic’s impact on women, particularly working moms… A recent article from McKinsey  highlighted …