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Menopause Like You’ve Never Seen It books Aug 12, 2021

A picture—or in this case 128 pages of illustrations—is worth hundreds of thousands of words.

By Selene Yeager

 

A lot of books, articles, and stories about menopause cross our desks here at Feisty Menopause headquarters. Most have great advice for managing your symptoms and...

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The Benefits of Mindful Menopause Aug 05, 2021

Spending a bit more time in the present moment can ease many menopause symptoms.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As your hormones fluctuate and drop, they can take your peace of mind with them, leaving you more prone to feeling anxious, irritable, and depressed. A daily dose of mindfulness may...

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My “Menopause Face” aging culture self confidence Jul 29, 2021

Our menopause faces are badass and beautiful, no insecurities (or fixes) necessary.

By Selene Yeager 

A couple of weeks ago, someone reposted a clip from The Doctors (a long-running syndicated talk show reportedly featuring the latest health headlines), which aired earlier this year. The...

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Diet Changes Can Dramatically Improve Menopause Symptoms diet plant-based Jul 22, 2021

A plant-based, soy-rich diet can reduce hot flashes by 84 percent, a study shows.

By Selene Yeager

When it comes to symptoms, the average duration of menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats is lowest for Japanese American women at 4.8 years. Chinese American women can expect symptoms to...

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Trust the Process with Libbey Sheldon podcast Jul 21, 2021

This show is all about working with your changing physiology to optimize performance. This week’s guest, Masters 50-54 Cyclocross World Champion and Masters 50-54 XC and Masters 50-54 Marathon Mountain Bike National Champion, Libbey Sheldon embodies that ethos as well as anyone we know....

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Pressing Pause on Menopause aging fertility ovaries Jul 14, 2021

 

The race is on to slow down ovarian aging.

 By Selene Yeager

The average age of menopause in the U.S. is 51. What if we could push it off to 65 or 70? Companies like Bia-Echo and Celmatix are making it their mission to do just that—pump the brakes on ovarian aging, expand...

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Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Risk of Heart Disease heart health Jul 07, 2021

Recent research links vasomotor symptoms with cardiovascular health.

By Selene Yeager

Hot flashes and night sweats are a hallmark of menopause. These “vasomotor symptoms” occur because the vasomotor center in the brain, which helps regulate blood pressure and blood vessel dilation and...

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The Thyroid Menopause Connection with Ingrid Anderson, RD podcast Jul 07, 2021

60 percent of people with thyroid disease go undiagnosed. And if you’re a menopausal woman, you may be mistaking thyroid disease symptoms for menopause symptoms—and suffering from both. The North American Menopause Society calls the thyroid a “touchy gland,” as it becomes...

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Hang Tight, Your Brain Will Likely Find Its Way Through the Fog brain fog symptoms Jun 30, 2021

The changes that come with perimenopause are largely temporary, study finds. (And if they’re not, there may be ways to help.)

By Selene Yeager

For many women, navigating through the menopause transition can be a little like having your head in the clouds…just not in a way that is all...

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This is Your Brain on Menopause with Dr. Sarah McKay Jun 30, 2021

Recent research using brain imaging analysis shows our brains physically change during perimenopause. So our brains are clearly—sometimes substantially—impacted by our hormones. But those hormones are part of a larger chorus that includes nature, nurture, culture, society, lifestyle,...

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Ready. Set. Build Some Muscle! training Jun 24, 2021

Research shows sprint interval training can build lean muscle mass in masters.

By Selene Yeager

By now you know the mantras for making muscle and staying strong as a menopausal woman: Lift heavy sh*t and do HIIT (high intensity interval training).

This month, a study in Medicine & Science in...

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Better Sleep from Feet Up sleep Jun 16, 2021

Research shows warming feet may help menopausal women improve their sleep.

 By Selene Yeager

Every menopausal woman knows the power of the mighty foot. Too hot at night? Just poke that foot out from under the covers. Too cold? Tuck that foot in. Now research shows that submerging your soles...

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