Menopause and Memory: How to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Menopause and Memory: How to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles, typically occurring in the late 40s to early 50s. While it is a significant milestone, menopause brings a variety of symptoms, including hot flashes, mood swings, and sleep disturbances. One often overlooked aspect is its impact on memory and cognitive function. Understanding the relationship between menopause and memory is crucial for maintaining overall well-being during this transition.

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Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance in Menopause

Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance in Menopause

“No, go away!” I mumble pulling the covers over my head. Four tiny feet walk over my back. “Stop it. It’s too early.” A soft paw bats my shoulder. “Okay.” I finally give up and get up to feed my cat. It’s 5:30 and no way I’m going to be able to get back to sleep so I might as well enjoy the dawn, even if I’ll be sluggish much of the day.

Insomnia is likely one of the worst symptoms during and after the Pause. Now that I finally am able to sleep (mostly) through the night, I am sent into forced insomnia by my black cat, Factor. Thankfully, this doesn’t happen every day.

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How to Manage Menopause and Transitions in the Workplace

How to Manage Menopause and Transitions in the Workplace

Menopause is a natural part of aging that all women experience, but it can bring significant changes that impact daily life, including the workplace. Learning how to manage menopause and transitions in the workplace is crucial for maintaining productivity and well-being. Here, we’ll provide you with practical advice and strategies to help women navigate this phase while balancing their professional responsibilities.

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Osteoporosis – It Can Happen To Any of Us

Osteoporosis – It Can Happen To Any of Us

May is Osteoporosis month. But bone health should be on our radar every month. Think you are not at risk because you exercise? Or lift weights? Don’t be so sure. Osteoporosis can hit any goddess post-menopause.

Debbie D., a former triathlete, was kind enough to share her personal story with us. It’s a cautionary tale for me. And for all of us menopause goddesses.

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Organizing Your Space for Menopause Comfort and Efficiency

Organizing Your Space for Menopause Comfort and Efficiency

Cultivating a tranquil haven within the home can serve as a refuge for women seeking respite from the tumultuous journey. This sanctuary is not merely a physical space but a sacred retreat infused with elements of serenity and tranquility. Incorporating biophilic design principles, such as natural textures, soothing colors, and indoor greenery, fosters a sense of connection with nature and promotes emotional well-being. By curating a serene sanctuary, women can find solace amidst the ebbs and flows of menopause, nurturing their spirit and restoring balance in their lives.

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Menopause: A Manual for Couples

Menopause: A Manual for Couples

Menopause can seem like a lonely journey, but it doesn’t have to be. Though our mates/significant others go through the Big M with us, often they don’t know the terrain or how to support us. Finally, there’s real help.

Kimberly Brooks has written a stunning new book: Conquering Menopause: A Guide for Couples, Easy and Effective Solutions to Survive the Change Together. In this comprehensive manual for traveling the journey together, she combines information with strategies for surviving and ultimately thriving during the Pause.

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7 Tips for Managing Finances During Menopause

7 Tips for Managing Finances During Menopause

Menopause marks a significant phase in a woman’s life, often accompanied by lesser-known symptoms and challenges that extend beyond the physical. For instance, managing finances during menopause can emerge as an unexpected challenge, influenced by fluctuating emotions and changing life circumstances. It’s important, therefore, to approach financial planning with sensitivity and adaptability during this period.

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Drum Roll: Now You Can Test Your Hormones at Home

Drum Roll: Now You Can Test Your Hormones at Home

Wondering if you are in perimenopause? Or if you are still ovulating? Or if your HRT (hormone replacement therapy) is working? Oova can help you track your hormone status with their simple at-home test. I sure wish I could have had this option when I was perimenopausal. I had to periodically go in for blood tests. (And wait for results.) Or send in saliva to a special lab. (And wait even longer.)

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Menowell Bars for Menopause Health

Menowell Bars for Menopause Health

Big news today - Menowell bars (formerly known as Bossa Bars) are on sale on Amazon - you'll want to stock up on these healthy power bars made just for menopausal women. (Although my husband does go into my stash because he loves them too.) Menowell bars are power...

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