Menopause Madness Quantified

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I always associated Spanish style fans with menopause as I remember my grandmother and her sisters’ fanning themselves in an attempt to keep their cool. Some years later my mother found herself a battery-operated fan which she carried around in her handbag and vowed to never leave home without it….



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Alcohol and obesity

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More reasons to keep alcohol to a minimum The adverse effects of excessive alcohol consumption on postmenopausal women is in the news this week. A study published in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) on over 2000 post-menopausal Korean women showed that drinking alcohol increased loss…



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Reclaim your mojo at midlife

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Rome wasn’t built in a day and, without a magic wand, the often ghastly symptoms that occur at the perimenopause and menopause can’t be alleviated overnight. With a few scientifically based inside tips symptoms can be history within a matter of months though. And that includes everything from hot flushes…



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Muddled messages magnifying menopause mayhem

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Numerous medical publications from around the world containing conflicting findings relating to menopause have entered the public arena this week causing ever increasing confusion about treatment options and long-term health prospects. With muddled messages in the news, it’s understandable that women, as well as their health care providers, are feeling…



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