How Menopause Affects Mental Health

Menopause has not been an easy transition for me. It’s not for many women, no matter how optimistic or zen they think they are. Menopause means your ovaries stop producing most of their Estrogen. Without Estrogen, your mind and body are not firing on all cylinders. You know what happens when your car is misfiring,

Advertisement

The Hardest Thing About Menopause

The hardest thing about menopause varies from woman to woman but for me it’s that I don’t recognize myself, anymore. I think that’s also a part of the aftermath of breast cancer, too. Life-changing events can change everything from how you feel and think to how you look and what matters to you. Menopause is

Menopause And Sleep Deprivation

Entry: Saturday May 1st | Menopause Brain Diary It’s 5 a.m. I can’t sleep. This is the third day this week. Insomnia is the worst it’s been in a long time. I’m experiencing racing thoughts, an overactive bladder (like every 5 minutes overactive) and a lot of twitching (or spasms). I’ve also had chills the

My Menopause Aha! Moment

I was loading the dishwasher when I realized how bad I felt. I was sad. Sad like something bad happened. It reminded me of how I felt after the loss of my sister. It was in that moment I acknowledged the direct connection between my emotions and menopause. Like so many other women in the

Menopause Meltdown

Menopause can be difficult to navigate. But now you don’t have to do it alone. In today’s Menopause Minute I share my struggles, challenges and meltdowns.

Menopause Minute: Nutrition, Supplements & Herbs

Navigating menopause is no easy task. Menopause Minute addresses challenges and offers quick read tips, solutions, personal stories and expert interviews.

What you eat during menopause matters

#MenopauseMinute |No. 7 | Story from Henry Ford Health System and The Detroit News. According to dietician HALLE SAPERSTEIN, R.D. | FOR HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM, what you eat during menopause can make a big difference in how you experience symptoms. “When estrogen levels begin falling, we have to be more mindful of what we eat and