The Best Menopause Health Blogs of the Year

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  • Best Menopause Blogs of 2015

    Best Menopause Blogs of 2015

    Menopause means more than just the permanent loss of your period. It also means a dramatic decrease of estrogen and progesterone, two hormones that affect your body in many ways. This is why menopausal women experience night sweats and mood swings. You also may experience weight gain and find it increasingly difficult to manage your figure. It’s no wonder menopause is often referred to as “the change.”

    Learn the ins and outs of menopause and read some inspiring stories along the way with the best blogs of 2015.

  • Ellen Dolgen’s Menopause Mondays

    Ellen Dolgen’s Menopause Mondays

    Is it a normal case of “the Mondays,” or is it menopause? Menopause and women’s health advocate Ellen Dolgen uses her large platform to promote the segment “Menopause Mondays.” Here she explores new information about treatments and surgeries, breaking it down in layman’s terms for readers. 

    She also discusses issues many women are too embarrassed to raise. Whether you have questions about libido, awkward sex, or mood swings, you’ll likely find some insight in Dolgen’s extensive blog archive. Her personal experience, advocacy, and humor are what makes this blog so endearing.

  • Menopause Goddess

    Menopause Goddess

    When you think of a goddess, you might imagine a deity or a superwoman. Given the nature of menopause, you might wonder how these two terms go hand in hand. Lynette Sheppard co-founded the concept of Menopause Goddess to empower women going through menopause.

    Here you’ll find a community of goddesses from all walks of life sharing wisdom and tips to manage menopause naturally. You’ll also find personal stories in between that will make you cry tears of laughter. No matter what stage you’re facing, you can come to this blog and instantly be welcomed into the growing community of goddesses.

  • The Perimenopause Blog

    The Perimenopause Blog

    Menopause doesn’t just happen overnight. In fact, usually there are many sweaty nights leading up to menopause, which can occur over the course of several years. If you’re experiencing early symptoms of menopause but still have periods, you’re likely suffering from perimenopause. Thankfully, The Perimenopause Blog is dedicated to all of the related issues. 

    Here you can differentiate the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. You’ll also explore natural treatment methods through diet and supplementation. The blog even features a men’s section for the men in your life where they can read about ways to get involved and better understand the changes you’re going through.

  • Is This the Middle?

    Is This the Middle?

    Melanie Bruce, an English professor at a community college, shares personal stories in Is This the Middle? Unlike other menopause blogs that focus on health and medical aspects, Bruce takes on the midlife change with humor and in-depth insights. You’ll laugh and cry at her triumphs and challenges.

    From frustration over students’ bad grammar to coming to grips with a deceased companion, the stories in this blog are relatable to any woman finding herself in the middle. Bruce also shares some menopause tips along the way, including a pursuit of sweat-defying pajamas.

  • Friend for the Ride

    Friend for the Ride

    Everyone needs a friend to share major life changes with, including menopause. Because menopause doesn’t begin at the same time for everyone, you may feel alone in your journey. This is what inspired Barbara Younger to start her menopause blog, Friend for the Ride. Written solely in the first person, the mission of this blog is for anyone at any stage to feel like they aren’t alone. This menopause blog provides insight while maintaining humor and compassion — everything you would expect of a true friend.

  • The Best of Everything After 50

    The Best of Everything After 50

    Entering midlife is anything but a crisis. Barbara Hannah Grufferman, author of the book and accompanying blog The Best of Everything After 50, proves this sentiment. Grufferman is an advocate for positive aging. While menopause is a cause of many troubles during this time in your life, the author’s mission is to create a positive spin.

    Aside from being a health expert, Grufferman utilizes this blog as an opportunity to provide practical, age-relevant insights into fitness, beauty, style, and sex.

  • Fab Over 50

    Fab Over 50

    Fab Over 50 is a website dedicated to women retaining their style as they proceed to the next stage of their lives. The website’s blogger and founder, Geri, has made it a mission to create a platform where women can share their experiences in a new and meaningful way. After all, sharing experiences facilitates learning.

    You can come to Fab Over 50 looking for tips on menopause and gain much more. Geri also shares personal stories, while providing news that’s relevant to women in this life stage. The author provides a solid combination of wit, humor, compassion, and wisdom.

  • Our Bodies, Ourselves

    Our Bodies, Ourselves

    A woman’s right to her body has been a historical struggle for centuries, and women continue to fight for equality and understanding. The blog at Our Bodies, Ourselves, covers a wide variety of women’s issues, including the transition through perimenopause and menopause. The information is presented in a straightforward manner, written by women for women, covering hormonal therapy, sexuality, and common issues women over 50 can expect to navigate as their monthly menstrual cycles end.

  • Eileen’s Menopause Blog

    Eileen’s Menopause Blog

    When Eileen Durward was approaching “that age,” she didn’t want to be caught off guard. She began researching what she could expect from menopause and how best to navigate her symptoms with lifestyle and dietary changes. She’s taken the knowledge she’s gained from the experience and shared it on Eileen’s Menopause Blog. Her posts are well researched and thought out, including articles and videos combatting myths and providing best practices that have worked for her. She’s extremely approachable and open to answering individual questions from readers.

  • Change Can Be Good

    Change Can Be Good

    Going through all of the changes associated with menopause can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, there’s no avoiding “the change,” and you may even experience perimenopause earlier than other women may.

    Still, it’s important to bear in mind that menopause marks a turning point in your life, and can open the door to bigger and better things. It’s even more vital that you don’t go through these changes alone. Whether you want to read articles or share your own experiences, the best menopause blogs are good places to start.

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