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Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th

2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Menopause Café Toronto – The First Menopause Café in Canada Canada’s first Menopause Café will be held in Toronto next month. The purpose is to start conversations about menopause. Menopause is not a disease but it affects women experiencing it—and their partners, children, family, friends, and colleagues. It’s offered on a not-for-profit basis, and it [...]

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Work and Menopause

2018-02-17T10:51:00+00:00

Menopause is a natural process for most women and refers to the time when menstruation has ceased for 12 consecutive months. Most women start experiencing symptoms during perimenopause, the time leading up to menopause, when hormones levels change most significantly. Symptoms like hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, night sweats, sleep disturbances, mood changes, poor concentration, fatigue, [...]

Work and Menopause2018-02-17T10:51:00+00:00

Be Kind To Your Skin In Menopause And Beyond

2018-02-17T10:59:18+00:00

Summer is here and we must take good care of our skin! Estrogen levels are very low after menopause (menopause is confirmed when a woman has not had a period for 12 consecutive months) and this contributes to a decline in skin collagen.  Since collagen is responsible for skin volume and its elasticity—the ability to [...]

Be Kind To Your Skin In Menopause And Beyond2018-02-17T10:59:18+00:00

Exercise For Your Menopausal Bones

2018-02-17T11:03:37+00:00

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones characterized by brittle and fragile bones. If you suffer from osteoporosis you are more likely to suffer a fracture if you fall. Even a small fall may cause a fracture in someone with osteoporosis which may not have in someone not suffering from osteoporosis. We cannot modify [...]

Exercise For Your Menopausal Bones2018-02-17T11:03:37+00:00

HPV Immunization In Menopause

2018-02-17T11:11:11+00:00

I am a firm believer that prevention is better than treatment. So obviously that makes me a believer in vaccination to prevent disease. Vaccinations seem to be a hot topic in the media these days. There’s the “victimization” of the M-M-R vaccine that prevents measles, mumps and rubella and has been wrongly associated with autism, [...]

HPV Immunization In Menopause2018-02-17T11:11:11+00:00

Bones And Menopause

2018-02-17T11:12:58+00:00

We build bone mass in our younger years, up to around age 30, at which point we generally reach a plateau. Around menopause women lose a lot of bone mass due to hormonal changes, but after menopause the rate of bone loss decreases. If we didn’t make enough bone in our younger years the risk [...]

Bones And Menopause2018-02-17T11:12:58+00:00

Supplements For Hot Flash Management

2018-02-17T11:16:52+00:00

Many women experience hot flashes during the menopause transition. The best-known treatment for hot flashes is hormone therapy but some women, for health or personal reasons, prefer other options like non-hormonal therapies. These include lifestyle changes, mind-body techniques, dietary management and supplements, prescription therapies, and others. To help healthcare providers deliver the best information and [...]

Supplements For Hot Flash Management2018-02-17T11:16:52+00:00

Menopause Is Not A Joke!

2018-02-17T11:18:06+00:00

Let’s talk about menopause…and why not?  Menopause is too often, if not always, treated as a taboo or a joke.  For any of you reading this blog and who’ve experienced interrupted sleep due to hot flashes or night sweats, it is anything but! Here are a few things you should know about menopause: For starters, [...]

Menopause Is Not A Joke!2018-02-17T11:18:06+00:00