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Midlife Love: Navigating the Landmines

Midlife Love: Navigating the Landmines

I don’t know about you, but I love seeing old people in love. The way they hold hands toddling down the street. The way they go about their daily tasks having made peace with the past. I think it’s a miracle when love lasts this long and ages this gracefully. Relationships encounter lots of challenges […]

Why Some Women Are More Prone To Menopause Misery Than Other

Why Some Women Are More Prone To Menopause Misery Than Other

Common symptoms of menopause can last for more than a decade 1 in 5 who had hysterectomies were afflicted by ‘constant night sweats’ Undergoing transition earlier in life is behind longer term symptoms Having a hysterectomy doubles the odds of a woman enduring persistent hot flushes and night sweats, scientists have found. Researchers found many […]

Menopause and abnormal vaginal bleeding

Menopause and abnormal vaginal bleeding

If you’ve already started menopause, this would mean that you’ve stopped having menstruation for more than a year and should not be having any menstrual bleeding. As spotting, even a little is not normal after menopause. What does it mean to have abnormal vaginal bleeding? When you experience abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptoms of […]

5 Tips to Make Menopause a Positive Experience

5 Tips to Make Menopause a Positive Experience

Just like any other transition, the transition to menopause often comes with anxieties for many women. Whereas being anxious is understandable, the transition to menopause could be a special time for both inspiration and reflection. In addition, many women have found this transition more interesting as it brings with it some new sense of freedom […]

How Menopause Silently Affects 27 Million Women At Work Every Day

How Menopause Silently Affects 27 Million Women At Work Every Day

I kept having fevers. I couldn’t sleep. I was feeling totally unfocused. I thought it was just an extension of my restless tendencies, but after days of unrelenting symptoms, I decided I should see a doctor. I left the office with my diagnosis in hand, feeling astounded, confused, and angry. I thought I was too […]

The 7 Things Every Woman Over 50 Should Do For Better Health

The 7 Things Every Woman Over 50 Should Do For Better Health

As a woman over 50, you’ve been riding the hormonal roller coaster. I hope you fastened your seat belt, because three key hormonal issues — sex hormone imbalances, stress, and thyroid problems — can make the ride particularly bumpy. First, perimenopause often starts around 40, ushering in a 10-year period of fluctuations in the sex […]