Generation Y – You’re in Perimenopause, Not Egypt

Millennials! Grumpy, Sleepy With Irregular Periods? Might be Perimenopause! Does it seem like you are always grumpy these days? Can’t seem to get a good nights’ sleep? Perhaps your periods are becoming irregular: spotting mid-cycle one month and practically hemorrhaging … Continue reading

Causes of Female Hair Loss after Menopause

Losing Your Hair or Just Your Head? Have you noticed that the color of the bird nest outside your bedroom window looks vaguely familiar? Are helpful strangers in line at the grocery store pulling strands of hair off the back of … Continue reading

Hot Flashes: What Works, What Doesn’t

 MDs Discuss New Solutions For Hot Flashes One of our readers sent us this video about hot flashes. We thought we should share it with you since it appears to have extremely credentialed individuals discussing new solutions for women using HRT … Continue reading

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

A List of Beneficial Herbs For Menopause

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A List of Beneficial Herbs For Menopause Looking for a natural menopause treatment? You could go live in a spa for the rest of your life but instead, here is a list of beneficial herbs for menopause symptom relief. As … Continue reading

Red Clover For Menopause or Your Garden

Red Clover For Menopause The Vermont state flower, red clover has been used historically as a natural alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). In an old Doris Day movie, we were admonished, Please, Please, Don’t Eat the Daisies. But eating … Continue reading

What’s a Girl to do about Night Sweats

Figured out that your night sweats are due to menopause by reading our other post? So what’s a girl to do? You can either send your husband packing (whose warmth is too much in the bed at night), or try … Continue reading

Research on Acupuncture for Menopause Hot Flashes

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 Acupuncture Helps The research on acupuncture for menopause, especially as relief for hot flashes, seems to show that it actually does help. Hooray! Having needles stuck into your skin (but only by a legitimate practitioner and not your local tattoo … Continue reading

Hot Flash Remedies and Solutions

Drip, drip, drip…no it’s not the coffee maker, it’s a hot flash. You can read more about the ‘what’ as in ‘what the heck is going on with your body?’ in another one of our posts but here we’d like to … Continue reading