Posts tagged "menopause"

This Singing Uterus Will Teach You About The Joys Of Menopause

I really don't know whether to laugh or cry after watching a singing uterus school me about my reproductive future. Women’s menopause health and wellness awareness advocate, Ellen Dolgen, joined forces with comedian Rachel Bloom (who stars as the uterus) and songwriter Jack Dolgen to send women in their 30's into an anxiety spiral bring a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 26, 2014

Men Are To Blame For Menopause

A team of evolutionary geneticists have determined what really caused menopause in women: men. It was previously thought that women evolved to become infertile after a certain age so that they could care for their grandchildren and coddle the next of kin. But evolutionarily speaking, that turned out to be a load of crap because,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 14, 2013

Today’s Lady News: Pssst! Did You Hear Michele Bachmann Might Have Menopause?

Rep. Michele Bachmann may suffer from migraines, according to a conservative website which is possibly trying to smear the politician. The Republican presidential contender "suffers from stress-induced medical episodes that she has characterized as severe headaches," according to The Daily Caller, which quoted "three people who have worked closely with Bachmann." The Caller claims these…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 19, 2011

4 Myths About Women That Just Aren’t True

As women, we hear a lot about what we should and shouldn't do to our bodies. Drink this much water, take x-amount of these vitamins, or stay away from certain foods ... it's so confusing! What's a girl to do? Can you get pregnant while you're on your period? Do antibiotics decrease the effectiveness of…

By: Lauren Gold / July 29, 2010

Putting The Men In Menopause

Well, actually, male menopause is called “andropause.” But wordage aside, researchers are trying to prove there is a very real life change men experience in their silver fox years, akin to the infamous female hot flashin’ phase. Just as women stop ovulating, men see a steep drop in hormonal levels between the ages of 45-50.

By: Simcha / November 19, 2008

Soy: Fart Away Your Risk For Breast Cancer and Hot Flashes

From tofu to chocolate milk, soy has been sweepin’ the nation. In addition to helping lactose intolerant freelance writers enjoy a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal every now and again, the lil' bean is chock full of calcium, protein, fiber, iron, zinc, and magnesium, plus it’s the only vegetable that can give you amino…

By: Simcha / July 11, 2008

Angela Lansbury Plays (With) Herself

If you thought soap star Brenda Dickson was crazy, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet! Angela Lansbury, best known as your grandmother’s favorite TV heroine in Murder She Wrote, managed to make an egomaniacal, er, informative video about her lifestyle. It’s got a creamsicle colored jumpsuit, a touchy-feely tub scene, a mini-massage with a lot of…

By: Simcha / May 30, 2008

Taking The Diss Out Of Sexual Dysfunction

Let’s talk about sex, baby. Sex after menopause -- even our girl boners go limp. So it’s no wonder women have been clamoring for a “female Viagra” ever since the male version came out a decade ago. While 43% of women complain about some type of sexual dysfunction, from painful intercourse to the inability to…

By: Simcha / March 24, 2008

Hey, What’s It Like Being A Gynecologist?

After nine years at Brooklyn’s New York Methodist Hospital, OBGYN Josine Veca has seen it all. Here she gives The Frisky her diagnosis of what women want when they stop by. What are common concerns for women when they come to see you? It varies by age group. Younger patients, 30 and below, are usually…

By: Lucile Scott / February 14, 2008