If menopause is ruining your relationship, you’re not alone! Hormone imbalances brought on by menopause (and andropause) can be the root cause of seemingly insurmountable relationship problems. Symptoms such as mood swings, depression, anxiety, anger and rage are normal and very common, not to mention low libido and other physical symptoms. It’s no wonder that […]
On the topic of intimacy after 50, it is not unusual for couples to have a disparity in libido once midlife hits and menopause is in full swing. Is a low libido putting your relationship at risk? Are you afraid to talk about it? Today, we’re inviting that conversation. Menopause is a confusing and turbulent […]
Can your relationship survive menopause? When menopause hits, most couples are blindsided. Both men and women have little understanding of the havoc hormonal imbalance can cause for both parties. All of the sudden there are three in your relationship; you, your significant other, and menopause. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Dealing with […]
Menopause Survival Tips: What Every Man (and Woman) Needs to Know About Managing Menopausal Madness!
What we all need to keep in mind when menopausal madness hits, menopause affects everyone, not just the woman going through the change. Hormonal changes can cause dramatic emotional highs and lows, like mood swings, depression, anxiety, anger, rage and crying fits, and often leave men feeling blindsided. What might surprise men to know is […]
Sex after 50: What Women (and Men) Need to Know about Training Your Body to Achieve Vaginal Orgasms!
Have you ever felt dysfunctional as a woman because you have never achieved a vaginal orgasm? You’re not alone. Historically, women (and men) have been misled by the likes of Freud who said that the only mature orgasm was a “vaginal orgasm”. Yet, 70% of women need some kind of clitoral stimulation to have an […]
We hear a lot about women’s sex lives suffering as a result of menopause. In fact, scientists recently revealed that women between the ages of 50 and 79 can find it more difficult to become aroused. However, the decline in estrogen due to menopause appears to have one great bonus. Many sexual health specialists believe […]
What all women (and men) must know about menopause is that some of the most mistreated symptoms of menopause are hormone related mood swings, depression and anxiety. Dr. Laurie Blanscet, a hormone and anti-aging specialist, explains that most traditional practitioners don’t understand the role that hormones play in our moods. Instead of determining if hormones […]
Facebook has been an incredible tool for reconnecting with our past, and staying present with friends and family. But the age of social media is also having a negative effect on thousands of us over 50 in the midst of hormonal havoc, emotional roller coasters, and daily challenges with energy, mental fatigue, and physical changes. […]
Got a vagina? Know someone who does? Those were the opening words that caught my attention next to a witty cartoon (that made me chuckle) while searching online articles on vaginal atrophy. (I usually don’t laugh much when perusing vaginal dryness). Turns out that the writer, Ellen Dolgen of Menopause Mondays, shares my sense of […]
Do you know about Vaginal Atrophy? Surprisingly, not many of us do. In fact, vaginal atrophy is referred to as the silent symptom of menopause, because we don’t want to talk about it! What do women (and men) need to know about vaginal atrophy? As we age, our vagina changes – mostly due to decreased […]
Is Menopause creating havoc in your relationship? You are not alone! Today we discuss menopause and loss of intimacy after 50. Navigating menopause can test any relationship both emotionally and sexually. The first step to maintaining a healthy intimate relationship and steering clear of growing resentment is to understand how menopause can affect your love […]
Our 2nd Act cast member Angela reveals her struggles with menopause to friends and physician Dr. Laurie Blanscet. Friends interview Angela’s husband and listen to perspective from other men dealing with the effects of living with women going through menopause. We cover more Menopause Madness topics like Menopause and Marriage, Sex after Menopause, Menopause help […]