Warning Ladies: hot flashes ahead. When you have to head to college, get married or have a baby, people come out of the woodwork to give you advice and tips on how to handle the transition to this new phase of your life. You talk to your family. You talk to your friends. That is not the case when it come to menopause.
Many women never talk to their friends or partners about menopause. Many women feel alone and confused and do not where to turn. Even doctors are not always helpful. Hormonally, menopause can be an even bigger transition than puberty and can last MUCH longer. Today is World Menopause Day and one of the most important things we can do to honor this phase of life is to talk, share and be open with each other. We have collected a few of our favorite resources. We would love to hear from you too. If you have something to share please add a comment to this post or on our social media.
articles on Menopause
As you can imagine, we are always reading headlines for articles on menopause and we have read some great ones! We liked Why You Are So Lucky to Have Not Been A Menopausal Woman in the 1800s, Menopause Symptoms Start Long Before Women Stop Getting Their Periods, and What if We Did Not Dread Menopause?.
WEBSITE and APPS on Menopause
More and more online resources are being developed for women in perimenopause and menopause. Let’s Talk Menopause is a nonprofit invested in changing the conversation around menopause, so women are empowered to get the information they need and the support they deserve. There is also a great app called Caria that helps you connect with other women going through the menopause, find support from experts and log symptoms and get personalized insights.
PRoducts for Menopause
We strongly believe that women should not suffer through menopause. Hello Again vaginal suppositories were designed and formulated for women in menopause so you can feel like yourself. The Pause helps you look like yourself. There skincare line is made to address the challenges women face with their skin in perimenopause, menopause and beyond.
Great Podcasts for women in MEnopause
We love a good podcast. Every drive is more entertaining with a podcast. Every workout goes by quicker. There are so many good podcasts about midlife that cover a range of topics related to menopause and midlife. A few of our favorites are A Certain Age, Fearlessly Facing Fifty, A Grown-Ass Women’s Guide,
The best books on Menopause
If you want to go a little deeper in your research about Menopause, there are quite a few great books covering everything from hot flashes to vaginal wellness. A few popular ones are The Menopause Manifesto, Hot Flash Hell, What Fresh Hell Is This?, and The Hormone Repair Manual.
Happy World Menopause Day!
The Hello Again Team