Osteoporosis and Menopause: Everything You Need to Know

As we journey through menopause, symptoms like “heavier than an elephant” heavy periods, hot flashes, and brain fog get all the buzz. However, this life change can cause other lesser-known but equally-important-to-watch-out-for symptoms, like osteoporosis. Because issues like bone loss don’t get as much attention as other common menopause symptoms, we don’t get enough information…

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How To Know You Are Menopausal: Menstrual Cycles and Menopause

Aunt Flo, Red Wedding (any Game of Thrones fans out there?), Time of the Month, Code Red, Leak Week, Girl Flu (as opposed to the man flu … don’t even get me started), Shark Week, monthlies … the list goes on. If you have even had one period, you’ve probably heard these lovely nicknames. But,…

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How To Track Menopause Symptoms


Whether you are wondering what stage of menopause you are in, trying to figure out what to do about symptoms interfering with your life, or gathering information to share with your doctor, learning how to track your menopause symptoms is key.   Symptoms are your body’s way of telling you, “Hellooooo! Something is off here!” Logging…

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How To Manage Night Sweats


Your eyes pop open. Without even raising your hand to feel your skin, you know your forehead is drenched in sweat. Your pillow is so soggy it feels like it went for a swim. Heck, so do you. No, you didn’t sleepwalk into a swimming pool, you’ve just had a full-blown hot flash! The frustrating…

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How Menopause Affects Sleep

How Menopause Effects Sleep

You go through your nightly routine, already feeling exhausted and ready to get a good night’s sleep. You crawl into bed, feeling like you’ll be the mayor of Sleep Town in no time. The next thing you know, you’re tossing and turning as you do the bedtime version of the Hokey Pokey! 🎵 You put…

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Why Am I Gaining Weight During Menopause?

Weight Gain during Menopause

As if hot flashes, night sweats, and unpredictable visits from Aunt Flo aren’t enough, now we have to worry about gaining weight?! I mean, geez … haven’t our beautiful bodies been through enough? Thanks to the wonderful hormonal changes of menopause, you are bound to see a few extra lbs on the scale. The good news…

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