Menopause Minute: in the news

Welcome to Issue No. 4 | #MenopauseMinute There’s no doubt the number one common denominator in the “second puberty” phase a.k.a. menopause, is hot flashes. Every woman I’ve spoken with in menopause all say it started with an uncomfortable heat that seemed to come out of nowhere. In case you’re wondering: hot flashes have the…

At Your Cervix

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Did you know? Each year, more than 11,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer. The human papillomavirus (HPV) causes almost all cases of cervical cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. While 79 million Americans currently have HPV, many of them…

Menopause Minute: 3 ways menopause can happen to you

Welcome to Issue No 1| MenopauseMinute Menopause. Change of life. Whatever you want to call it…it’s a natural part of a woman’s life cycle. Not unlike puberty. In fact, so much like puberty that I’ve coined it “midlife (or second) puberty.” I knew I would some day be in the menopause season, but I thought…

For your health information: #BeautyMadeBetter

Right now, cosmetics companies can put just about anything in their products – even chemicals associated with cancer and endocrine disruption. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) have introduced a bill that would require cosmetics companies to prove that their products are safe before marketing them and would give the federal Food and…