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How Much Sleep Do Menopausal Women Need? circadian rhythm cortisol melatonin menopause 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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The Best HIIT Workouts for Menopausal Women cortisol deep belly fat hiit intervals menopause music perimenopause workout Apr 11, 2022

These short, sweet (and preferably to a good beat) intervals can work metabolic magic in midlife.

By Selene Yeager 

By now you’ve been “hiit” over the head many times with all the benefits of high intensity interval training. Short bursts of extremely high intensity...

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5 Ways to Keep Deep Belly Fat in Check aging cortisol deep fat hormones insulin menopause visceral fat women Mar 28, 2022

Fat can be your friend (it's true!). But deep belly fat (which you can't even see) is a health foe and it rises with menopause. Here's what helps keep belly fat at bay.

By Selene Yeager

 

We are not fat-phobic here at Feisty Menopause, as we know that body fat, especially at midlife, is not...

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Mindfulness Practice Every Day Keeps the Long Term Burden of Stress Away cortisol mindfulness stress Oct 20, 2021

Hair analysis study shows that practicing mindfulness techniques lowers cortisol levels long term.

By Selene Yeager

 

Levels of your stress hormone cortisol can increase as you make your way into the later stages of the menopausal transition, according to research. And women with increased...

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