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How to Keep Menopause from Erasing Your Orgasm sex Jul 25, 2022

The big O doesn’t have to go MIA during the menopause transition. 

 

By Selene Yeager

 

When it comes to sexual satisfaction, the title of an editorial published last month in the journal Menopause says it all (for some women): On no! Where did my “big O” go? Or...

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Managing Urinary Incontinence in Menopause incontinence pelvic health Jul 19, 2022

Hint: It may take more than Kegels. 

By Selene Yeager

 

If you’ve ever found yourself twisting your legs like a braided breadstick as you fumble to get your keys in the door or pulling up your pants to leave the bathroom only to drop them again because you still feel like you have...

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How to Train for Your Menopausal Brain brain health Jul 12, 2022

Workouts that are good for your muscles are good for your mind.

By Selene Yeager

 

As menopausal women, we hear a lot of unsettling news about our brain health. Brain scan research shows that our brains physically change during the menopause transition, with a dip in gray and white matter...

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Do Alcohol and Menopause Mix? alcohol consumption Jul 06, 2022

Alcohol is good! Alcohol is bad! The research is equivocal and the decision to drink is personal. Here's what science shows.

 

 By Selene Yeager

 

If you’ve paid any attention to alcohol research for any length of time, you, like me, have developed a case of results whiplash....

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How to Maintain Lung Capacity During Menopause hormones lung health Jun 29, 2022

Research finds menopause may accelerate our age-related decline in lung function.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As active women, we need all the oxygen our heart and lungs can provide to our hard-working muscles. But some women may find that their lungs aren't working quite as well as they...

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Hormone Therapy and Heart Disease Risk: Help Or Harm? heart health hormone therapy Jun 15, 2022

Your "vascular age" is key.


By Selene Yeager

 

Hormone therapy will increase your risk of heart disease! You need hormone therapy if you want to avoid heart disease! Confusion whiplash, anyone? If and/or when to start menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is a subject of ongoing research and...

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What Menopausal Women Really Need to Know About Weight weight Jun 08, 2022

Menopausal women are the new target for weight loss diets, pills, teas, and gimmicks. Here's what to know about weight before you buy in.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Weight loss is a topic that comes up a lot in our Feisty Menopause circles. It’s understandable because the menopause...

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What's the Best Diet for Menopausal Brain Health? brain health nutrition May 30, 2022

Study finds the MIND Diet may contribute to improved cognitive resilience and performance with age.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Brain health is a topic that comes up a lot in our Feisty Menopause community, and with good reason. Women are at an increased risk for developing dementia...

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5 Ways Jumping Does a Menopausal Body Good training May 25, 2022

Plyometrics is good for your mind, muscles, bones, performance, and yes, even your joints.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

When you watch kids play, you’ll see they do a whole lot of jumping — jumping on the bed, jumping on furniture, jumping up, down, and over pretty much anything in...

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5 Life Saving Heart Health Steps Menopausal Women Should Know heart health May 17, 2022

Heart disease is our #1 killer and we still don’t get the medical attention we need.

By Selene Yeager 

 Several years ago, my mom was having nearly debilitating, radiating shoulder, neck, and back pain, along with random panic attacks and general fatigue. She went to her doctor,...

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Another Reason to Eat More Carbs: Fiber nutrition May 10, 2022

Most women eat less than half the fiber they need. Menopausal women need more. The reasons why may surprise you.

By Selene Yeager

 Fiber is not sexy. It rarely grabs eyeballs or generates clicks like protein, fat, or pretty much anything — pro or con — about carbs does. But if...

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How Much Sleep Do Menopausal Women Need? sleep May 04, 2022

It might be less than you think. Here’s what research shows and how to get a better night’s rest.

By Selene Yeager

Seven hours of shuteye a night may be the sweet spot for mental health and wellbeing in midlife, according to a new study of almost half a million adults. That’s on...

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