Category - Menopause

4
Feb

5 Tips to Make Menopause Better

Menopause is really challenging for many women. But it can also be a positive time of growth and development. It’s a time of more wisdom; a time when kids are typically out of the house so there is more freedom; it’s a time when it is finally your turn to turn your attention towards nurturing …

14
Jan

Dietary Fiber and Depression: The Food – Mood Connection

There has been a growing link between what you eat and your risk of depression. New evidence is tying that link to dietary fiber and indirectly, to estrogen. The Food – Mood Connection In my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix, there is an explanation about estrogen’s role on GUT bacteria. In a thumbnail sketch, …

7
Jan

Endometrial Cancer: The Fat’s Where it’s At!

One of the most common concerns of menopause is weight gain. Dresses become a size, or two, too small. The average size of the American woman now falls between a 16 and an 18, the lower end of plus sizes.     But there is a much more worrisome concern about weight gain than dress size…and …

3
Dec

Why Women Gain Belly Fat During Menopause

I was recently interviewed by my good friend, Kimberly Doehnert, who is an IFBB Pro, Celebrity Trainer and Fitness Expert. In this interview we discussed one of the vexing problems that women complain of as they enter and pass through menopause – belly fat. They call it menopot, muffin top, jelly belly and lot of …

5
Nov

Menopause, Stress and You

Menopause is stressful; hormonal changes, sleep changes, mood swings, and more. Throw in the economic issues we’re now facing, 100,000 new cases per day of a pandemic, and all the social and political tensions people are facing in this country right now, and everywhere you turn there is stress. You don’t have to be a …

23
Aug

Michelle Obama Open About Hot Flashes

When Michelle Obama speaks powerfully at the Democratic National Convention about the future of America, no one is surprised at her clear and honest statements. But it will surprise some when Michelle Obama is aboard Marine One dressed for an event and experiences a hot flash that she shares with America on a recent episode …

6
Aug

Is All Bioidentical Hormone Therapy The Same? Not Exactly!

In my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix, there is a long discussion of bioidentical hormones for menopause symptoms. Bioidentical hormones are manufactured to be chemically identical to the naturally occurring hormones your ovaries produce during the reproductive years. Those include estradiol, progesterone, and testosterone.   Are Bioidentical Hormones Natural? For many people, bioidentical hormones …

27
Jul

Musical Monday: Red Hot Mama Song

A number of years ago I was in New York with my good friend Karen Giblin, founder of Red Hot Mamas. We were doing a satellite interview series on menopause. You go to a television studio, in this case it was in New York, early in the morning. Every hour you are interviewed by several …

16
Jul

What Role Do Hormones Play in Menopause Weight Control?

I want to continue sharing with you information about menopause and weight control. You’ll find this and much more in my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix.   Mice studies begin to explain the relationship between estrogen and weight gain. Once the ovaries of mice are removed, they gain weight no matter what they are …

2
Jul

Does Menopause Cause Belly Fat?

Love handles. Muffin top. Spare tire. Menopot. Jelly belly. As I explain in my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix, women use a lot of disparaging terms for the belly fat associated with menopause. As they stare into the mirror at their once-svelte bodies and try to zip up a favorite pair of pants, they …

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