Menopause brings about many changes to the body. Some of those we can see and other changes may not be so visible.
One such subtle change? Vaginal atrophy. The condition affects about half of postmenopausal women, according to the Read more
Conversations surrounding menopause are healthy and necessary. Conversations with doctors will direct a need to thinking about the health of the vagina as a woman enters menopause and conversations with girlfriends can provide an outlet to lament about painful sex and other unpleasant changes.
Vaginal dryness is a common... Read more
One of the challenges facing women as we go through the menopausal transition is finding role models for how to live the next stage of life. We may immediately think of our grandmothers or even our mothers because of the perceived lack of visibility for older women (except for Betty White, Jane Fonda and Diane Keaton) in... Read more
Resolution Reboot!: How to Re-Vamp Your New Year’s Resolutions
Twenty-five years ago, President George H.W. Bush famously declared, “I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more... Read more
My life turned upside down due to caregiving for my mother in 2005. I was so focused on her issues (along with graduate school and working in order to pay bills) that I didn’t realize that I had entered perimenopause. (I also didn’t experience some of the signs, such as hot flashes and night sweats, so my transition really was under the... Read more