Menopausal Depression

The Bluebird of Happiness, long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression. — Gary Larsen There are days when our menopausal depression ‘chickens’ have come home to roost and all we want is for them … Continue reading

Menopause and Memory Loss

Think you’re losing your mind? Can’t remember diddly squat? You may be experiencing temporary, short-term memory loss due to menopause or even peri-menopause because this can happen the minute your hormones begin to fluctuate. So what do menopause and memory loss … Continue reading

Meditation as a Natural Remedy for Hot Flashes

Ohmmmm…Meditation as a natural remedy for hot flashes has been scientifically shown to reduce or diminish the severity of hot flashes and night sweats. So does sticking your head in a bucket of ice cold water, but we aren’t recommending … Continue reading

Peri, Post, and Menopausal Symptoms

Confused about peri, post, and menopausal symptoms? Even some of the more reputable medical websites and possibly your own doctor may co-mingle them.  The one true menopause symptom is a 12-month dearth of periods. Read our other post about What … Continue reading

Have I Hit Menopause?

Have I hit menopause? Good question…not being medical authorities, the answer to this question is determined by how cranky we feel each morning. The authorities would probably agree with our definition but they would define it as the ceasing of … Continue reading