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Review: Embr Wave 2 Promises to Put a Personal Thermostat on Your Wrist product review Jan 25, 2023

This high-end thermal wearable is designed to help you feel cooler or warmer, and lull you to sleep.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Note: This review first published in early 2022. At that time, the Embr Wave was available only through Embr Labs. The device has now widened its...

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Can Cannabis Help Menopause-Related Symptoms? cannabis marijuana Jan 18, 2023

More menopausal women are trying marijuana for relief. Here’s what science says.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

I got my medical marijuana card because I was curious. Could a cannabis product help take the edge off the occasional bout of postmenopausal anxiety or when I’m stuck in the...

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Things I Wish I Knew About Menopause When I Was Younger aging lifting heavy Jan 09, 2023

What I would — and wouldn’t have — done differently if I knew what I know now.

 

 By Selene Yeager

 

“What would you do differently if you knew what you know now?” As the host of Hit Play Not Pause and Content Manager for Feisty Menopause, it’s a...

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Menopause Therapies to Watch in 2023 hot flashes research Jan 04, 2023

New drugs and hormonal therapies promise to make menopause better for all.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

If hot flashes and night sweats are wreaking havoc on your quality of life, you’re part of a large percentage of women that are negatively impacted by the hormonal changes that happen...

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Why 2022 Was the Year of Menopause new year research Dec 19, 2022

 

It’s official, menopause has gone from sidelines to spotlight. Here are the promises and the pitfalls.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

If there was any doubt that 2022 was the “year of menopause,” Oprah Winfrey put a stamp on it earlier this month when she appeared on an...

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Five 50+ Menopausal Athletes to Watch in 2023 atheletics goals Dec 15, 2022

These strong, feisty women are among those blazing trails for the rest of us to follow.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As we prepare to crack open the seal on a fresh new year, let’s take a moment to celebrate menopausal athletes (including every strong, feisty woman reading this!).

 

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The Most Kick Ass Menopause Performance Tips from 2022 lessons menopause perimenopause Dec 06, 2022

Here are the golden nuggets of wisdom from nearly 50 episodes of Hit Play Not Pause this year.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

It’s that time of year when we look back at what we’ve learned over the past 12 months and look forward to how we’ll apply that wisdom in the year ahead....

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Why 1,200 Calories a Day is Bullsh*t calorie counting calorie intake diet culture increasing calories Nov 30, 2022

Active menopausal women need to toss this bad advice in the trash

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Women have been indoctrinated with the 1,200-calorie-a-day diet. It’s just part of the ocean of diet culture we all swim in. Countless articles, books, and diet platforms, including Noom, Weight...

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How to Keep Sitting Time from Wrecking Your Health menopause movement sitting Nov 22, 2022

Prolonged inactivity is especially bad for menopausal bodies.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

 

I sit. A lot. More than eight hours a day podcasting, researching, and writing books, articles, and blogs (ironically like this one!) on an average weekday, according to my Oura ring, which...

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Are You a Night Sweater, Hot Flasher, or 24/7 Inferno? hot flash night sweat perimenopause Nov 14, 2022

Our thermostats can go haywire during menopause. How and when can impact our health.

 

By Selene Yeager

  

Temperature control can be a bear during the menopause transition. Estrogen helps manage our core temperature by controlling mechanisms like blood flow to the skin and...

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Our Menopause Wish List bone health menopause nams Nov 09, 2022

With the NAMS Annual Meeting in the rearview mirror, this is what we’d like to see in the future.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) held its annual meeting last month. I attended for the first time and was treated to 3 ½ jam-packed days of ...

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My Menopause Octopus menopause octopus tattoo Nov 02, 2022

Octopuses are curious, intelligent, never static, and the perfect way to mark menopause.

 

 By Selene Yeager

 

Somewhere deep into the third hour of laying statue-still as Mariah’s talented young hand guided the tattoo gun along the skin that wraps my left shoulder, injecting...

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