Tag - menopause

9
Sep

Menopause in the Workplace is Getting Attention…Finally

Worldwide, there are 657 million women aged 45–59 and around half of them are in the workforce during their menopausal years.  Stated another way, half of the people in the workforce are women, and half of the women in the workforce are in perimenopause or menopause. There are laws and policies for women who are …

13
May

Why Some Women Get Hot Flashes and Some Don’t

Have you ever had hot flashes so intense you sweated through your jeans?   What if I told you it wasn’t your Levis that are in question; it’s your other genes.   You probably have friends who have worse hot flashes than you, and some who you feel have it easy. Have you ever wondered …

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 …

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 …

11
Apr

Does Your Life Rate an “A?”

Does it seem that life is always throwing a monkey wrench your way? And doesn’t it always seem to happen when things are finally on track and going well; and BAM! Something goes wrong either with finances, love or health, or something else. It can be really challenging to stay balanced when the unexpected tries …

24
May

This Body – How Well Do You Take Care of Your Body/

My philosophy is to take care of the SUM of you and not just SOME of you. It’s important to be able to offer the latest medical information and treatments, but it’s also important to offer a holistic approach. That’s my philosophy. For this blog post, I decided to say this another way. Let me …

21
May

Menopause Sucks!

It seems the verdict is nearly unanimous – Menopause Sucks.   Menopause is such a weighted word that many women don’t even want to say it out loud. In fact, I discovered that one of my new patients developed a speech impediment when she entered menopause…   Me: What brings you here today? Her: I …

6
Feb

Sex Toys for Menopause

Sexual aids can increase your mojo in the bedroom Interview with Barb DePree, MD, Founder of MiddlesexMD. Dr. Mache Seibel: How did you get started in the area of sexual devices, sex toys and so forth? Dr. Barb DePree: I’m a gynecologist. I’ve been in women’s health for 25 years, and about seven years ago I …

5
Dec

Figure Competition Champion and Coach Kimberly Doehnert shares her secrets on weight control during menopause

Have you ever dreamed of competing in a bikini as a body builder? After watching Kimberly Doehnert’s results with new students, it’s definitely possible. Menopause doesn’t have to tip the scales! Find out how body builder and IFBB Figure Pro champion Kimberly Doehnert is helping women around the country combat the menopause muffin top. Dr. …

14
Nov

8 Travel Tips to Help Your Menopausal Journey

I asked my friend Ellen Dolgen to contribute a post for my blog.  She’s a great writer and here are her thoughts and wisdom. Enjoy! I’m in the menopause business. No, this was not my major in college. This is my encore career – menopause education is my mission Spurred by my own experience struggling …

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