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Let’s Talk About Cholesterol and Menopause cholesterol heart health Feb 26, 2024

Midlife women need to calculate their lifetime heart disease risks.

 

By Selene Yeager

  

We can’t let American Heart Month pass without a discussion on one of the most vexing cardiovascular factors menopausal women face—the changes that happen to their lipid levels...

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Key Muscle Making Ingredients for Menopausal Women muscle Feb 19, 2024

 

Muscle is harder to make and maintain in midlife. These supplements can help.

 

By Selene Yeager


*This is a sponsored post. As with all sponsored posts here, we use, believe, and stand by every product we promote.

If you had told me (and heck maybe someone did and I didn’t...

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Keep Your Menopausal Vagina Healthy and Happy vaginal health Feb 14, 2024

 

Pain and discomfort down there is common. You don’t have to live with it.

 

By Selene Yeager  

 

Of all the changes and challenges that menopause can bring, vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA), which falls under the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), is among the...

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How to Have a More Chill Menopause cold plunge menopause mental health Feb 06, 2024

Deliberate cold exposure through swimming, plunging, or showering may ease symptoms and improve mood.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We live in a world where it can be exceedingly difficult to chill out. That’s doubly true for menopausal women, who can have a harder time balancing their...

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Black Women in Menopause Need Better Care black women healthcare minority women Feb 01, 2024

30 years of research shows we can and should be doing a lot better.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

February is Black History Month in the U.S. (It’s October in the U.K. and July in Australia) — an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans. And there are many in the...

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The Best Training for Your Menopausal Brain brain health strength training training Jan 23, 2024

What’s good for your muscles is good for your mind.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As menopausal women, we care a lot about our brains, especially as the hormonal shifts that happen starting in perimenopause can lead to changes in our brains and women have a greater risk of developing...

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What Happens to Our Breasts During Menopause? breast health menopause Jan 16, 2024

As our hormones change so does the shape, size, and feeling of our breasts. Here’s what active women should know.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As active women, we have a unique relationship with our breasts, as we can spend many years post-puberty (and then again perhaps post-pregnancy)...

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Resolve to Keep These Healthy, Active Menopause Habits in the New Year brain health hiit menopause muscle sleep strength training Jan 08, 2024

Make muscle, get strong, prioritize your sleep, and more in 2024

 

By Selene Yeager

 

The holidays are behind us, the new year stretches out in front of us. We’re back to work, ready to dig into new goals. We don’t really buy into “New Year, New You!”...but we do...

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Our Feisty Menopause 2024 Wish List Jan 03, 2024

 

More research, resistance training, and grace rank high on our want list for the New Year.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

It’s a brand new year with days on the calendar lying at our feet like a blanket of new fallen snow. We here at Feisty Menopause are excited about what’s in...

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Our Favorite Exercise Research Findings from 2023 brain health hiit strength training Dec 26, 2023

 

Physical activity is good menopausal medicine. These studies show why.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

It goes without saying, we love exercise here at Feisty Menopause. Running, riding, rowing, lifting, hiking, surfing, and generally healthy, active living are in our DNA. We don’t...

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How Three Years of Sleep Tracking Has Improved My Health and Happiness exercise oura recovery sleep Dec 20, 2023

 

Lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar, and better moods are just a few benefits I’m enjoying.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

*This is a sponsored post. But only because I’m passionate about Oura Ring and have been bugging them for three years to sponsor us. I’d have...

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5 Things Many Doctors Still Miss About Menopause healthcare hot flash research strength training Dec 13, 2023

 

Active women especially can struggle to get quality care. Here’s why.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We are literally a new generation of menopausal women like the world has never seen. We are the first generation of women who grew up with Title IX in the US, which ushered in a...

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