Tag: #menopause

Thriving After The Death Of My Biological Imperative

Thriving After Death Of Biological Imperative

Sometimes it feels as if I am damned if I do and damned if I don’t. Over the holidays I pulled back on my workload. Those few weeks before the New Year typically feel less pressured from a workload perspective. Meetings are easily scheduled or rescheduled for “next” year and the like. So, I took […]

Burnout or Perimenopause? (Does it matter?)

Burnout or Perimenopause

BurnOut Kuel Category Expert: Liza Baker Anxiety. Brain fog. Depression. Dizziness. Dry skin. Heart palpitations. Increased blood pressure. Insulin dysregulation. Insomnia. Low libido. Thyroid dysfunction. Weight gain. While the lists of symptoms of burnout (more officially known as HPA axis disorder) and perimenopause are long and gory, it’s striking how many of them overlap. Is […]

Adieu To The Taboo!

Adieu To The Taboo

Menopause Kuel Category Expert: Lorraine Miano So, I recently did a thing. It’s something that NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS would I ever have thought of doing in my younger days. My cheeks would have been burning just thinking about doing it. I think that if my three adult children (all in their 30’s) knew […]

The Maca Miracle For Menopause

Maca Miracle For Menopause

Menopause Kuel Category Expert: Lorraine Miano One of the many misconceptions that surrounds perimenopause and menopause (and believe me…there are many!) is that Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), is the only treatment option for reducing or eliminating symptoms. As they travel through their perimenopause years, women often assume that because they’ve chosen not to do hormone […]

15 Foods That Help Hormone Imbalance Insomnia

15 foods that help hormone imbalance insomnia

From Menopause Kuel Category Expert, Lorraine Miano Sleep can be the bane of existence for many of us in menopause. During menopause, hormones can wreak havoc with our ability to get enough zzzzzzzs. And, it’s a spiral out of control situation. Sleep deprivation makes it near impossible to function on a daily basis. Lack of […]

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Sex Toys And Menopause: What You Need To Know

sex toys in menopause

While it’s a natural part of aging, a lot of women fear menopause. There’s a negative stigma that’s stuck to menopause, as it signals the end of a woman’s reproductive capabilities. Furthermore, a woman’s body goes through a lot of physical and emotional changes during menopause. And, this can alter a woman’s mood and further […]

Why You Should Be Rebounding In Peri/Menopause

Menopause Kuel Category Expert: Lorraine Miano Before we get into just exactly what “rebounding” is, I wanted to share some startling statistics with you. Osteoporosis has reached epidemic levels in the United States. This is a condition that causes bones to weaken and gradually become thin. Osteoporosis actually means “porous bones” and can ultimately leave […]

Medical Misogyny and Menopause

Menopause Kuel Category Expert: Lorraine Miano As a woman, have you ever felt dismissed when presenting your GP or gynecologist with symptoms you are experiencing?  Especially when it comes to Perimenopause and Menopause? This extends to woman who may have an autoimmune disease, chronic pain or symptoms and conditions not related to menopause at all. […]

How To Get More ZZZ’s During Menopause

Lorraine Miano

Menopause Kuel Category Expert: Lorraine Miano (excerpt from The Magic of Menopause: A Holistic Guide to Get Your Happy Back!) There are multiple reasons why you may be suffering from insomnia. Other than stress and anxiety during the perimenopausal years, as hormones change, this can have an impact on your sleep. Estrogen and progesterone levels […]

Sex And Menopause: What’s A Girl To Do?

Menopause Kuel Category Expert: Lorraine Miano,  (Excerpt from: The Magic of Menopause: A Holistic Guide to Get Your Happy Back!) Men and women are wired differently. In our stress filled lives, men often look to sex as a stress reliever, where women on the other hand, need to be relaxed and stress-free to desire or […]