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Facing Menopause – with Halle Berry (VIDEO)

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Halle Berry, 44, is on the cover of Vogue, the same month that September’s Elle magazine features Julia Roberts (42) and Harper's Bazaar has Jennifer Aniston (41). I wonder if the editors of all three knew that it's Menopause Awareness Month.

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General Medical

The News About Menopause and Cholesterol

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
Is your cholesterol on the rise? As if some women didn’t already have enough problems with symptoms of menopause — such as hot flashes, insomnia, decreased libido and mood swings — now they can add one more to the list. According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, menopause can be responsible for…
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September is Menopause Awareness Month.

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I began to focus on the menopausal transition in 1991, when Gail Sheehy asked me to consult with her on her book The Silent Passage. What an incredible and unique opportunity. This month, known nationally as Menopause Awareness Month, is a good time to reflect on what the New Menopause really means. Back then, I was 42 and newly menopausal.…
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Friday Fitness Mix: It’s Menopause,Oprah; Fitness and Dementia; More Thoughts from WVFC’ers

By Chris Lombardi
Looking for that M word: Wendy at Menopause, the Blog, thinks Oprah’s passionate approach to her new diet is missing the simplest explanation for her weight gain and tiredness: As I’ve written here before, it’s easy to find yourself taking a handful of meds, including sleeping pills, in an effort to feel better (and help you function) during the menopausal…
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Fitness · General Medical · Lifestyle · Menopause

News Brief: About That Libido; Menopause and High Blood Pressure; HRT Can Cause Reflux; Healthy Lifestyle Really Is

By Womens Voices for Change
Department of “no kidding,” Part One: We love it when scientists spend years and millions establishing what most of us already knew. Tasked with looking into the mystery of postmenopausal libido, Seattle researchers discovered after studying 341 peri- and postmenopausal women, ages 45-55: “Factors associated with diminished libido in midlife are complex but include depression, disturbed sleep and night sweats.” …
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News Brief: Margaret Thatcher’s Daughter Reveals Alzheimer’s; Menopause Means Time for the Dentist; All Aboard the Boomer Carnival

By Womens Voices for Change
Trying not to think about what it means for her: This week, the newswires buzzed about revelations in a new memoir by Carol Thatcher, daughter of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, that the former Iron Lady has had her memory dimmed by dementia. (Though the video above, from an interview only two years ago, suggests that even after her…
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