Oct 04 2013
Advocating for You: On the Radio!
I was a guest on Hotze Wellness Radio on KSEV Radio in Houston, Texas, for the full hour Wednesday to discuss my role as a women’s health blogger, and advocate for women going through perimenopause. I tried not to think about how many people ...
Sep 27 2013
Is Novo Nordisk Pushing the Vaginal Atrophy Narrative?
Vaginal atrophy and vaginal dryness are both serious, and not oft discussed issues for menopausal women. I’ll include myself in that demographic. They are part of the reason women lose interest in sex once they reach menopause. Because, let’s ...
Aug 21 2013
Surgically Induced Menopause? “HysterSisters” Might be a Resource for You!
Because I get a fair number of questions from readers asking if I have any information on surgically induced menopause – hysterectomies – I decided I should take the time to research it and learn as much about it as I possibly could. I came ...
Aug 16 2013
Fibromyalgia, Hypothyroidism, and Menopause
I know I may anger some women who suffer with fibromyalgia when I say this. But, in spite of my own diagnosis last year, I don’t believe it’s a real condition. I’ve said it before, and I’ve jokingly referred to it as the “non-disease” with very...
Jul 31 2013
Moderate Your Way Through Menopause
I happened to catch a radio talk show recently, where the host and guest were discussing the health benefits of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D for women in menopause. It was an interesting discussion which held my attention for quite some ti...
Jul 26 2013
Sexuality in Menopause and Post-Menopause Years
There is absolutely no pun intended, but, my last post on loss of libido in menopause turned out to be one very “hot” topic. I posted it on my Facebook page and the ladies went wild. Some of them lamented the loss of their libido while other...
Jul 25 2013
Is the Loss of Libido in Menopause Such a Bad Thing?
I received a comment on my other blog, The Perimenopause Blog, recently which gave me pause on this subject. The reader, Katy, had this to say about the loss of libido during menopause: “I am constantly amazed at how much our culture glorifi...
Jul 05 2013
Menopause: The Promised Land
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been transfixed the past week over the military coup d’état which took place in Egypt. I was equally impressed during 2009 and 2010, when the Iranian election results were protested by millions in the streets of ...
Jun 17 2013
Great Job Cutting Through the Noise!
...Is what he said to me in response to my last blog post,If Menopause is a Natural Process, Why Use Hormones? “He” is Dr. Steven Rabin, M.D., a Burbank, California gynecologist – and I did appreciate the support and enthusiastic thumbs-up for ...
Jun 05 2013
Is There Life After Menopause?
Well, it might not feel like it when you’re in the middle of perimenopause, but the answer is yes. Yes, there is life after menopause – and it’s not so bad. A reader shared with me recently the grief and emotional struggles she is experienci...