Dr. Mache Blog

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 …

29
Apr

Happy BD2Me

I’ve orbited the sun once more Rotated its axis times 365 Had some good times and some bad But I’m healthy and alive   Had some losses and some gains Had some pleasures and some pains Explored, expanded, learned a lot Grateful for some things I forgot   Zoomed the world through my computer  Had …

21
Apr

How to Get Rid of Anxiety

Feeling anxious? Anxiety seems to be our new normal state.   Watching the news for more than a few minutes ends up being a real adrenaline rush. Coronavirus, wildfires, inflation, shootings, Ukraine. Who can feel calm?   Self-help author Wayne Dyer wrote, “You can’t always control what goes on outside you; but you can control …

7
Apr

Severe Depression and Sexual Dysfunction Affects Women’s Cognitive Performance

Menopause symptoms can wreak havoc on midlife women’s quality of life.  Now a new study suggests that if some of these symptoms are severe, it can affect a woman’s cognitive performance. The study, published in the journal Menopause, involved more than 400 women and is different because it compared the severity of certain menopause symptoms …

17
Mar

Does Menopause Equal Career-Pause?

A March 2022 article in the British publication The House asked this very question.   They found that a lack of workplace support for menopause symptoms is ruining women’s careers. Sadly, many feel forced to reject promotions or even leave the workforce entirely. And that is not only bad for women; it’s bad for businesses. …

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 …