Surgical menopause is different than natural menopause in that it is often more abrupt, more intense, and depending on the age when it occurs, lasts longer.
Femarelle® is derived from soy, but it contains NO soy isoflavones, so women can feel confident taking it as a natural alternative to hormone therapy (HT).
Your personality affects your life choices. It can show you how you approach food: are you an emotional eater or are you too strict on your dietary choices?
Enjoy this guest post by Menopause Goddess, Cathy Skipper. And check out her workbook for growing and thriving through this life transition.
Why does menopause happen? Enjoy this fascinating look at evolutionary biology. Alas, it won't change the facts and foibles of the Big M, but it may shed a little light on the why. Menopause: The Natural History of a Life-Changing Transition An evolutionary...
If you’re suffering from perimenopausal/menopausal night sweats, now is your chance to get a FREE BedJet (a $500 value!) by participating in consumer study.
Create a Ta Da List instead of a To Do List. Before embarking on a future view for 2018, take some time to review and jot down what you experienced in 2017.
Menopause and Christmas can combine to produce exponential amounts of stress. Here are a few ideas for more ease and less pressure this holiday season.
The wonderful folks at Cool-Jams are sponsoring a wicking sleepwear contest for Menopause Goddess Blog readers.
Please read this important and informative guest post on sleep apnea in women. Many symptoms of sleep apnea mimic those of menopause.
I'm guessing that many of you have already downloaded a free copy of Juju Hook's fabulous midlife book: Hot Flashes, Carpools, and Dirty Martinis. If you have not yet done this, go right now and get it - you pay only shipping and handling: click here for free copy....
Juju Hook’s new book: Hot Flashes, Carpools, and Dirty Martinis, a no-holds-barred look at the Pause is free for our readers!
Finally, we have some promising research into the why of (and hopefully soon, the remedy for) menopausal weight gain. And it doesn’t have to do with calories or lack of exercise
We recently had the chance to try a new, natural product – Sleep Spray. The folks at Verified CBD Oil sent a sample and one of our satellite goddesses grabbed at the chance to test it. She flat out loved it! Slept through the night the first use!
The BlowMeCool fan – I turned it on, holding it in my hand. It was barely noticeable visually, it was QUIET, and blissfully blew loads of cool air right onto my beet red face.
At last, Dr. Pamela Dee Gaudry’s film, Love, Sweat, and Tears is going to be available on DVD (release date is Aug. 22 but you can preorder now. All women should see this.
Mood swings can occur with menopause. If you feel like your hormones are holding you hostage, some relatively simple lifestyle changes may help.
Anti-aging and anti disease remedies may soon be on the horizon. Longevity is not the only concern (or even the main one) but living healthier as we age is a focus. Diseases such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, Type 2 diabetes and cancer are being targeted as well harnessing the body’s immunity and self repair functions.
Each piece was so tender and truthful that I had to stop after reading it to muse on my own feelings, my own journey. I actually think ALL women would love this book, not just those of us who are approaching, well in, or past menopause.
Even if you don’t exercise regularly now, it is important to know that there is still plenty of time for you to initiate your workout program. Without further ado, here are 5 ideal workouts for women over 50.
Katrina Jane Rice shares another pertinent guest post with us – this time, she is addressing blood sugar issues that can show up during and after the Pause.
Spouse sleeps at a different temperature? Enter BedJet. This truly amazing innovation lets one of us sleep cool and the other warm. Or vice versa
We Got Older and My Girlfriends and I Complained about Night Sweats. So What Did I Do? I Launched a Line of Breathable Bedding for a Toss-Free Night!
Part II of Dr. Pam Gaudry’s journey to menopause healer and more about her breakout film “Love, Sweat, and Tears”
When I asked Dr. Pam Gaudry to share her personal story of how she came to create the film for menopausal women “Love, Sweat, and Tears”, I got way more than I bargained for. Her story brought me to tears at times.
One of the problems many middle age women face is belly fat and it is difficult to get rid of, even with strict diets and exercises.
Tania will be leading a visioning retreat for women October, 2017 in Molokai, Hawai`i. I’ll be participating as well – this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity. Details and link at the end of the post. Enjoy!
I am grateful to Dr. Roger Reichert for sharing this important information with us. My mother had a hysterectomy in her 30's for endometrial hyperplasia. Like my mother, I had heavy bleeding and endometrial thickening - two gynecologists told me I needed a...
For those approaching or deep into perimenopause and menopause, a wealth of information will be offered at the Menopause Wellness Summit.
I recently did a podcast for The G Spot, Genneve’s women’s health blog where I talked about all things Menopause.
We baby boomers are creating our own definitions of retirement and making it up as we go.
Guest blogger Allison Thompson shares her experience with the Paleo diet to relieve symptoms and make the menopause transition easier.
By understanding and recognizing gender bias in health care, you can help protect and improve access to nondiscriminatory health care services for yourself and all women.
We received so many great responses from you all - thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. I wanted to make sure that these visions didn't get lost in the comments, so am posting them in this blog entry. Be sure to read to the end, where R shares some concerns...
Several of you responded; others are still thinking about and crafting their replies. Here are some of the Retire Meant visions shared by our readers.
we’d like to hear from you – how do you envision retirement? Or if you are retired, what fulfills you? Is the reality of retirement different from your initial vision? What would you share with your sisters about retirement?
Happy New Year, everyone. Let’s make 2017 a year we thrive rather than simply survive. And what better way to begin our posts than with a good laugh
I don’t make resolutions anymore.It’s too freaking stressful to make them and subsequently break them. I do make intentions, however. Intentions for me are large global visions of how I want to live for the next year.
In Forever Painless, Esmonde-White lays out a simple, clear program of the right exercise for the specific problem area you are experiencing.
From today November 25 – 28, 2016, you can take 40% off all products in their Yellow Gelatinized and Yellow Raw Maca Categories!
Don’t miss out – we menopausal goddesses NEED a comfortable, restful night’s sleep.
One of the most exciting of these positive changes occurs when our creativity gets its own power surge.
Lorraine Miano, an Integrative Certified Health Coach, sent me her new book: The Magic of Menopause, A Holistic Guide to Get Your Happy Back.
The story I’m sharing is an exemplary tale of how we can make positive and self-supportive changes at midlife.
Genneve special lubricants are designed to mimic our natural moisture – relief for the 1 in 3 women afflicted with vaginal dryness.
Three recent studies show that regular wine intake can prevent obesity and may even help women lose weight.
We have covered just about every physical, mental, and emotional symptom of the Big M. If you want to know more about any manifestation or remedy, simply put it in the search box and all blog posts relating to it will show up.
This week we offer a medley of natural, simple helps for menopause symptoms. (And good advice for us post-menopausal goddesses too.)
Every day I look in my closet, hoping for the intestinal fortitude to get rid of all the clothes that are not reflecting “me” right now.
Here’s one of my favorite menopause remedies: maca. Maca comes from Peru, a veritable paradise of wonderful grains and healing plants.