14 Best Menopause Videos of 2012
Menopause is a unique adventure for every woman—enjoy the products of menopausal creativity.
14 Best Menopause Videos of 2012
Menopause. The Change. The Big M. Whatever you want to call the phase of life faced by women “of a certain age,” you can now enjoy that time with the company of these creative and entertaining videos.
Menopause has never been so amusing. Check out these great videos that offer a new, upbeat, and often hilarious take on that special time of personal growth in every woman’s life. You may even learn something along the way.
Menopause and Middle-Aged Woman Cartoons
A highly amusing string of very relevant cartoons flash up while a very appropriate song plays in this stellar menopause video. Hum along to Lisa Koch’s “I’m a Middle-Aged Woman” while the animated works of creative genius of Dee Adams grace the computer screen.
This unique video is the brainchild of the awesome MinniePauz.com. Check it out and make sure these great ladies know how much you appreciate their efforts. Watch, laugh, and enjoy!
How to Survive Your Mother’s Menopause
If you have kids—especially the type of kids who may be tempted to call you “crazy”—then this video is for you. Show them this handy-dandy “How to Survive Your Mother’s Menopause Video” and pray for two things: their admiration of your tech-savvy coolness and their better understanding of your “change of life” issues.
Consider yourself lucky to be enduring menopause in the age of web videos. After all, a nifty animated video can explain it to your kids…complete with recommendations for a nightly bath and a major increase in politeness.
The Cosby Show: Menopause
No one handles the topic of menopause quite like The Cosby Show. When Claire lets the kids know that she’s starting to experience the symptoms, they take accommodation to an entirely new level.
French and poppy seed dressing mix well, don’t they? Enjoy the all-too-true representation of hot flashes and family reactions by checking out this short clip. It may even give you a few ideas for handling your own loved ones during the Big M!
Chonda Pierce: Menopause Parking
This one-of-a-kind comedian makes no bones about her stance on special parking spots. After all, who needs them more than menopausal women? You’ll get a kick out of Chonda Pierce’s clever discussion of everything from parenting to saving lives—especially since she brings it all around to the topic of the day.
It’s nice to see a menopausal woman doing something for other menopausal women. Bringing a few hard-earned menopause laughs into an evening of comedy is her strong suit in this skit, but be sure to check out her other videos!
ABC News: The Science of Menopause
Ever wonder how the environment might affect our bodies? The scientists behind this Menopause story did—and they did the research to connect the chemicals in our environment to the hormones in our bodies. What they found out may surprise you.
Join ABC News in their examination of what common environmental chemicals, found in everything from couches to cosmetics, might mean for you. Apparently, some of the endocrine disruptors floating around may make you hit menopause ahead of schedule. Check it out, and keep this story in mind when you think you’re too young to begin menopause!
Don’t Touch Me Menopause Rap Song
Created by the brilliant team behind “Menopause Illustrated: Blitzed by Menopause…A Guy’s Guide to Her Menopause,” this crazy video breaks menopause into one special rap. Groove to a tune you already know as this video plays—you’ll find you could almost write the words yourself (because they feel so relevant and so true!).
Let Planet Sweet Pea rock your menopausal world, and enjoy the ever-so-foggy menopausal rap they created for your listening and viewing pleasure. Rock—or rap—on, ladies!
Two Faces of Menopause: Ugly!
LanaIndiana brings out her best in this hilarious menopause video. A fabulous comedy skit may be her norm, but viewers should be thankful that she turned her delightful talent to the topic of the day: menopause.
Let Lana show you the two sides of every woman going through the change. Remember what you were like before your symptoms began? Remember what you used to do with feminine products? Remember when you didn’t need Metamucil? So does Lana. Enjoy the camaraderie!
Dr. Oz Reveals Ways to Ease Menopause
What does any man know about menopause (other than the noticeable mood swings)? Well, when the man is Dr. Oz, chances are he knows quite a bit more than the average Joe! Listen as news anchor Kimberly Van Scoy of WXII shares Dr. Oz’s latest menopause tips.
From understanding bioidentical meds to pursuing alternative treatments, this clip covers the must-know news about managing menopause symptoms. Has Dr. Oz ever steered you wrong?
Menopause the Musical: Vegas Cast
Menopause the Musical has been a smash hit around the world. Ever since a group of menopausal women took their symptoms to the stage, women everywhere have been fawning over this Broadway-worthy show.
See if you recognize the tunes they parody, and find out how many lyrics you can catch about menopause symptoms. Chances are, this video will strike such a chord with you, you’ll be Googling the upcoming shows in your state before the video ends!
NHS Choices: Coping with the Menopause
If you haven’t yet begun to experience menopause—or if you’re just curious to get some perspective from other women—this video offers plenty of input from real women who know the drill. Listen to their takes on “the ‘Pause” and see whether you can relate.
NHS Choices also offers tips about symptoms and treatments in this introductory video about coping with this natural part of life. If that’s not enough for you, check out the accompanying article and NHS resources.
Natural Treatments for Menopause
Listen up, holistic ladies! Dr. Hughan Frederick has a few tips for the natural treatment of menopause symptoms. Find out what he recommends for hot flashes and even weight gain in this short informational video.
Natural remedies often go undiscussed and underutilized during menopause. Although scientific support is often lacking, anecdotal evidence continues to mount in favor of simple supplement use and home remedies for menopause—after all, women survived the change of life before the advent of modern medicine!
Illumistream’s Health Guru series takes on a very relevant subject when Dr. Suzanne Phillips introduces the basics to viewers in this video on Understanding Menopause. Find out the biological distinctions between premature menopause, perimenopause, and menopause.
Consider this video a true introduction to menopause—for you or a loved one. The symptoms, standard treatments, and science behind this part of life find a clear description in this helpful medical video.
Menopause…Woman to Woman
If you love spoofs of commercials—or if you just love creative, comedy-driven commentary—then this menopause ad is for you. This keen edit of a menopause commercial on vaginal dryness adds a hint of humor to a topic that otherwise flies under the radar.
Woman to woman, the symptoms of menopause affect everyone a bit differently. Take it all in stride by checking out the tongue-in-cheek version of this menopause drug ad—you’ll enjoy it, we promise!
What if Your Genes Could Tell You When Menopause is Coming?
Find out what your genetics may indicate about your fertility in this interesting and brief scientific video. Computational geneticist Tara Matise offers her insight about the potential your genetic inheritance has for letting you know when you may anticipate menopause.
Apparently, up to 20 years before menopause, your body begins to show reduced fertility. According to scientists, in the future, women may be able to have a real idea of when their biological clock will truly stop ticking—before, after, or right on schedule with the standard age of 51. Find out how!
14 Best Menopause Videos of 2012 Closing
Aging, changing, and living through hot flashes and night sweats can be trying experiences. Thanks to these vocal health professionals and artsy advocates, the change of life can be less intimidating, more comfortable, and a real ride of joy and personal expression.
Give these videographers a big hand—and a “Like” or a “Share”—to show them how much you appreciate their efforts. After all, menopause becomes much more manageable with a supportive community and a few ultra-relevant laughs.