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New Research Reports a Link Between MHT Use and Increased Rate of Dementia dementia hormone therapy mental health Jun 28, 2023

This new research doesn't mean menopausal hormone therapy causes dementia, just that we have a lot yet to learn.  

 

By Selene Yeager

 

The use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased rate of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in both long-term and...

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The Power of Sharing Your Menopause Experience heart health hot flash menopause mental health Jun 21, 2023

Menopause is making headlines, but far too many are still suffering in silence.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We talk about menopause all the time here at Feisty Menopause. It’s right in our name, after all. Plenty of other people are talking about it too, including women with mighty big...

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5 Sports Supplements for Female Athletes nutrition supplements Jun 14, 2023

Build muscle, boost performance, improve recovery, and more with these key ingredients.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Since the first athletes lined up at a starting line, took the field for a match, or otherwise entered a competitive arena, human beings have been taking supplements in the quest...

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NAMS Releases 2023 Position Statement on Nonhormone Therapies Jun 07, 2023

CBT, antidepressants, fezolinetant, and other therapies get the green light…but we have some defense of the “not recommendeds”

 

By Selene Yeager

 

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) just released its 2023 nonhormone therapy position statement, which is an...

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Your Menopause Muscle Maintenance Plan bone health menopause strength training May 30, 2023

It’s harder to make and maintain muscle in midlife and menopause. Here’s what can help.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We talk about muscle a lot here at Feisty Menopause. Your muscle mass not only helps you run, jump, ski, hike, clean and jerk, surf, cycle, and otherwise keep...

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5 Minutes to a Happier Menopause mental health May 23, 2023

 *** This article was originally posted in August of 2021. It has since been updated. ***

 

Spending just a few minutes a day in mindful meditation can help ease many menopause symptoms.

 

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Mindfulness comes up all the time in the menopause sphere....

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Supplement Spotlight: Amino Acids May 17, 2023

These building blocks can help build muscle, improve performance, enhance recovery, and prevent mental fatigue.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

This post is sponsored by our Hit Play Not Pause sponsor Amino Co. All of the scientific evidence presented is the product of my own research and the...

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The Magic of Hill Training for Menopause May 10, 2023

Head for the hills for increased strength, endurance, metabolism, mental toughness, and more.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

High-intensity intervals—especially those short, sharp, “Whoo! This is hard!” sprint type of intervals—are very good for menopausal metabolic,...

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Maximizing Recovery During Menopause menopause recovery training May 02, 2023

Training only works if you let your body absorb it and bounce back. Here’s how to channel your inner superball.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

 

Hard training bouts are designed to stress your body. They empty out your glycogen stores. They create micro-tears in your muscles. They tax...

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How to Use Your Athlete’s Mindset to Help Manage Menopause brain health mental health Apr 23, 2023

The same brain training that gets you over tough athletic hurdles can make menopausal challenges easier.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

 *** This article was originally posted in June 2022. It has since been updated. ***

 

As athletes, we train our brains all the time. When our legs...

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Why Masturbation is Good for Menopausal Women menopause pelvic health Apr 19, 2023

Skip the stigma and the shame. Self-love is good for the mind, body, and spirit.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Sometimes our Hit Play Not Pause podcast guests ask if there are any topics that are off-limits. The answer is always, "Nope!" If anything, we seek to push the limits in our...

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What's Your Menopause IQ? menopause research Apr 11, 2023

Information—and disinformation—is everywhere. How much do we know about menopause now?

 

By Selene Yeager 

 

Menopause is seemingly everywhere right now. It’s on the Super Bowl. It’s on The Drew Barrymore Show (if you didn’t see Drew having...

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