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 …

30
Oct

Got Hot Flashes??? New Hot Flash Med Bijuva Approved!

Got Hot Flashes! It’s the most common symptom facing women in perimenopause and menopause.  And it’s so disruptive.  What do hot flashes affect??? Everything!!! Sleep, work, concentration, and even emotions. It’s no fun to be doing a presentation or being with a group of friends or co-workers, and suddenly starting to feel hot and sweaty …

29
Aug

How To Feel Better and Control Weight in Perimenopause

Have you had difficulty with weight control, bloating or fullness? Have you ever taken an antibiotic, eaten too much junk food, or taken some other medication that didn’t agree with your stomach? Have you every had brain fog, low energy, irritability or bad skin and gone to the doctor and not been able to find …

14
Aug

The Estrogen Fix – Best Selling Book Podcast Book Summary

If you’re like most women and many doctors, understanding estrogen and hormone therapy is confusing. And even though we now know that estrogen is safe and beneficial for the vast majority of women, a lot of women are left afraid and avoiding estrogen because of all that has been written about it saying it may …

9
Aug

Estrogen Cream, Patches and Pellets: What You Need To Know

Are you currently using topical estrogen, or thinking of using a topical estrogen cream, patch or pellets? These forms of estrogen are becoming more commonly used and something I’m often asked about by my patients and by women whose doctors are less familiar with menopause treatments and who work with me from a distance at MenopauseCoaching.com. …

10
Jul

Yoga and Menopause and Aging Chinese Farmers

We all know the proverb, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”   But elderly farmers in a remote section of China are doing their part to change this old-age adage to, “Yoga each day keeps the doctor away.”   A recent story covered in the NY Times (Sui-Lee Wee and Elsie Chen, June …

5
Jul

5 Essentials To Remain Independent

I hope you had a wonderful July 4th! What did Independence Day mean to you? Our country’s independence began on July 2nd, 1776 when the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence from England. On July 4th, delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the document drafted by Thomas Jefferson as the Declaration of Independence. Since …

21
Jun

3 Reasons Women Avoid Menopause Treatment…They Shouldn’t

Menopause is more common than infertility, pregnancy or cancer. It eventually affects every woman. By 2020, more than 50 million US women will be older than 51 years of age, which is the mean age of menopause.   Yet the majority of women avoid menopause treatment of the symptoms of menopause. Only a small percentage …

30
Apr

Hot Flashes Increased by Summer Heat

It’s almost summer. For most, summer equals fun. But for the millions of women in perimenopause or already in menopause, the heat of summer means increased hot flashes.   Hot flashes are caused by a sudden release of heat accompanied by sweating. Blood vessels under the skin dilate suddenly to let off heat. That causes …

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