HAPPY WORLD MENOPAUSE DAY! If you haven’t heard the clip from Fleabag, where Kristin Scott Thomas talks about what a joy it is to reach menopause, you might consider watching...Read more
Getting a Better Night's Sleep During Menopause
How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep During Menopause Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for your mental (and physical) health—just ask anyone who has dealt with long-term insomnia....Read more
Top Tips for Dealing With Menopausal Metabolism Slowdown
Gaining weight during menopause is such a common experience that it’s nearly universal. Even women who use hormone replacement therapy typically only delay their weight gain rather than escape it....Read more
Memory Loss and Menopause
One of the more troubling symptoms of menopause is memory loss because it triggers other anxieties like whether this could be early-onset dementia. But before you worry that your brain...Read more
Five Things to Look Forward to During Menopause
Menopause is often treated as a disease or a medical condition to be fixed, rather than as a natural part of aging. Our culture casts such a negative light on...Read more
Can Menopause Affect My Gut Health?
The changes that occur during menopause seem to leave nothing untouched: your mind may be more prone to anxiety or irritability, your heart health may suffer, and you may even...Read more
What is the Vaginal Health Index?
Without a background in medicine, it can be difficult to tell how healthy your vagina is. Changes in discharge happen throughout your menstrual cycle, and the natural aging process can...Read more
Meditation, Menopause and Getting in Touch With Your Body
Though our culture is fixated on efficiency at all costs, there’s a lot to be said for slowing down. Always being on the go isn’t good for your body or...Read more
Managing Those Dreaded Hot Flashes & Night Sweats!
If you heard much about menopause before it started, it was probably focused on the negatives like hot flashes and night sweats. The exciting and celebration-worthy components of menopause sadly...Read more
Could My Lifestyle or Unhealthy Habits Cause Vaginal Dryness?
Many people associate vaginal dryness with menopause, probably because about half of menopausal women are affected by it. But vaginal dryness can strike at any time of life since it...Read more
Pregnancy, Childbirth and Vaginal Dryness
Many changes in a woman’s life can lead to vaginal dryness—not just menopause. Every part of having a child can have an impact on your vaginal wellbeing. Pregnancy, childbirth, and...Read more
Does Heredity Play a Role in Vaginal Dryness?
Though your mother may have never warned you about vaginal dryness, you might wonder if this menopausal symptom is hereditary. Since so many different factors can cause vaginal dryness, the...Read more
My Mother Never Warned Me About Vaginal Dryness!
Even if your mother had no problem giving you the sex education talk, there are probably some life changes she failed to mention. Rare is the mom who confides in...Read more
The Particulars of Perimenopause
Though menopause has a lot more visibility, changes in your body can start much earlier during a period called perimenopause. Perimenopause is when your body gradually prepares for menopause, which...Read more