• Menopause and Swimsuit Season
    Menopause and Swimsuit Season

    Welcome to the sisterhood of the shrinking bathing suits! It’s that time of the year when I get out my box of bathing suits. I am pretty sure that I accidentally washed them in boiling hot water and...

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    Still in Love-Tips For a Long Lasting Relationship

    My husband, David, and I have been married 37 years. What’s the secret to the longevity of our relationship? I’m no expert, but I know I have never stopped dating David! We are still in love and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Got the holiday blues?
    Got the Holiday Blues?

    By Ellen Dolgen− The holidays are often a bittersweet time of year. Amid all of the parties, family gatherings, and general joyousness, there can be some strong feelings of loneliness, financial stress, and annoyance. For the menopausal women,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Menopause Life Cycles and Loss

    By Ellen Dolgen – On July 6th, I received that dreaded phone call. My beloved Mom passed away in Tucson, Arizona. Mom started having trouble breathing earlier in the day, and then at approximately 2 in the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Hot Flashes

    By Ellen Dolgen− Are you experiencing your own internal heat wave? Do you wake up at least once during the night in a sweat? Do you have to get out of bed, towel off, change clothes and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Mind Over Matter, Or Using the Brain to Heal Histamine Intolerance

    By Ellen Dolgen– In today’s over-prescribed, oversized yet undernourished society, we often find ourselves plagued with inexplicable ailments. I’m not talking about the hot-flash-weight-gain-tender-breast-migraine symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. I’m talking about more chronic, everyday symptoms. As...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Menopausal Hair Loss Can Come as a Big Surprise!

    By Ellen Dolgen− So, you’ve soldiered through the hot flashes and weight gain associated with menopause for months and just when you thought you were on top of things, things on top become your new focus. Menopausal-related...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    How to Cope with Painful Sex During Menopause

    By Ellen Dolgen – “Not tonight dear. I have a painful vagina.” Say what? If you’re making excuses to avoid sexual intimacy with your partner due to vaginal pain, you owe it to yourself (and your partner)...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Seeking Clarity

    By Ellen Dolgen – Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? Ovarian cancer strikes about 3 percent of women. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2014 about 21,980 women will receive a new...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Boomers Take a Bow–Time for Your Encore Career

    By Ellen Dolgen – Seems like when you’re raising kids or climbing the career ladder, it’s all about checking off ‘to do’ lists. Constant activity, travel, ballgames and baby-sitters can make your head spin. Suddenly, you’re done....

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • I’m Singin’ the Summertime, All-the-Time, Hot Flash Blues

    By Ellen Dolgen – Ah, summertime. Long, sunny days. Outdoor cookouts. Lounging by the pool. Say what??? Make that: Long, sweaty days. Internal cook-offs. Lunging for the pool. Summer can be a difficult if you’re in the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Low Testosterone — Not just a “guy” thing!

    By Ellen Dolgen – Menopause can be such a challenge. There’s the whole “fuzzy brain” scenario—you know, that “where is my car/my purse/my mind” experience. Or maybe it’s your body that’s pooping out. You know exercise would...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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