Tag - menopause symptoms

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 …

1
Jul

Menopause Survey Reveals Women Want and Need More Information

By 2025, 1.2 billion women will be in menopause      Even though menopause is a natural transition that will happen to every women who lives long enough, women know much more about their first period than they do about their last one, a new survey reveals.    As a menopause expert and menopause coach …

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 …

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. …

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, …

7
Feb

Estrogen to be Available Over the Counter

Estrogen may soon be available as an over the counter medication… In the UK.   Understanding the Issue Estrogen and hormone therapy (HT) for menopause symptoms has been controversial in the United States since a 2002 study called the Women’s Health Initiative Study (WHI) incorrectly reported an increase risk in breast cancer and heart disease. …

4
Feb

Update on Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are the #1 symptom of menopause. Not only are they affecting 80% of women, they are very disruptive. Studies show that hot flashes alone as a healthcare issue cost businesses roughly $14 Billion dollars annually. And that doesn’t include the toll it takes on every business woman and her retention in the workforce. …

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