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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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Why Active Women Really Need to Eat Enough During Menopause diet culture disordered eating menopause perimenopause underfueling Oct 25, 2022

Eating less than your active body needs can lead to long-term damage. Here’s what to know.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We are women who have been steeped in diet culture our whole lives. We’ve had commercials, celebrities, and heck maybe even doctors and coaches tell us that...

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Breast Health for Menopausal Women breast cancer breast health mammogram menopause Oct 19, 2022

Breast cancer rates rise with age, but there are many ways to lower your risk and protect your breasts.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

October is breast cancer awareness month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. That’s especially important for women in...

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How to Maintain Strong Bones Through Menopause and Beyond bone density bone health Oct 12, 2022

Bone loss can start in your 30s and accelerates in menopause. Here’s how to keep your skeleton strong.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We’ve been conditioned to think of osteoporosis as something to worry about “later,” when we reach older adulthood. Heck, the US Department...

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10 Goals to Get You Stoked During Menopause atheletics goals menopause performance Oct 05, 2022

Menopause got you feeling like throwing in the towel? Here are some ways to help reignite your athletic fire.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Missing your usual mojo and motivation? You are not alone! Menopause can be rough on active performance-minded women.

 

The good news is that as...

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Why Menopausal Women Need All the Muscle They Can Make heart disease menopause peri menopause strength strength training women Sep 26, 2022

The menopause transition is a slippery slope for muscle loss. Here are some key reasons to lift weights to make and maintain as much muscle as you can.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We talk an awful lot about lifting heavy sh*t here at Feisty Menopause. As active, performance-minded women we...

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Suicidal Thoughts and Menopause depression mental health suicide prevention Sep 20, 2022

Data show that menopausal women experience mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts, but too many stay silent.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Suicide isn’t an easy topic to talk about. But it’s far too important a topic to not talk about. Many members in our...

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How to Build a Better Body Image in Menopause body image Sep 12, 2022

Many women struggle during the menopause transition. Here’s what can help.   

 

By Selene Yeager



Body image is a lifelong battle for many women. Even when our hormones are at their most predictable and stable, many of us struggle. Those struggles often get worse when we...

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How to Manage the Challenges of Surgical Menopause hormone therapy surgical menopause Sep 06, 2022

Surgical menopause can be especially rough. Hormone therapy can smooth the transition. Here’s what you need to know.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Menopause can cause more than three dozen symptoms over the course of several years. Surgical menopause can send you headlong into a host of...

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