Mar 19 2013
Depression in Perimenopause: Let’s Eat Some More
If you’re anything like me and you love to eat, then you were probably positively delighted to learn from my last post that you can eat your way out of depression. You will also be delighted to know that this post is about eating, too. Yes inde...
Mar 13 2013
What Causes Depression in Perimenopause?
Depression in perimenopause is a big topic. I think depression in general is a big topic, but for women going through perimenopause, it’s huge. There are a lot of medical opinions about what causes depression, too. I agree with some of the...
Mar 11 2013
The FDA Advises Against Antidepressants and Anti-anxiety Meds for Hot Flashes
I’ve never been too keen on antidepressants or anti-anxiety medication to treat perimenopause symptoms. In fact, it angers me that physicians dole them out to women like Pez candy for everything. Mainly because they don’t really help. Also bec...
Feb 27 2013
Real People, Real Women, Real Stories
I interact quite frequently with many of my readers, either through the comment section at The Perimenopause Blog, or on Twitter, Google+, or at my Facebook page. It makes for some very interesting discussions sometimes, helps to blow off a ...
Feb 14 2013
I Heart You!
I read a quote once, and unfortunately, for the life of me I can’t remember who said it. But as one who makes her living from the written word, it was a powerful quote which has stuck with me over the years. It went something like this: “Peo...
Jan 29 2013
Hypothyroidism: An Under-Diagnosed Epidemic?
What initially began as a discussion on anxiety, heart palpitations, and panic attacks in women going through perimenopause has now become a full-blown discussion on hypothyroidism. But, please don’t get lost in all of the twist and turns. Ho...
Jan 22 2013
The Role of Adrenal Fatigue in Heart Palpitations & Panic Attacks
Continuing on with our discussion onheart palpitations and panic attacksfor the month of January, I wanted to talk more about adrenal fatigue, which, along with low progesterone levels and issues with thyroid function, is one of the root causes of...
Jan 07 2013
Menopause, Fibromyalgia & Me: The Journey Begins
You know how sometimes in life you have these great moments of insight into your behavior and you realize (usually much to your chagrin), that perhaps you may not have it together as well as you think you do? Like, maybe, you’ve been living in t...
Dec 12 2012
Jane Fonda Talks Menopause
I saw American film actress, Jane Fonda, on the Katie Couric Show recently. Say what you will about her politics – and she and I are definitely not on the same page – but I love this woman. She’s an icon in my view, and I have enormous respect...
Nov 30 2012
Menopause, Fibromyalgia, and Eating for Wellness
Continuing on with my posts on The Mind-Body Mood Solution, and menopause and fibromyalgia, I thought a great place to begin would be with the “Eating for Wellness” chapter. Especially since the holiday season is now upon us, and many of us (an...