Tag Archives: Menopause Minute

Menopause and Meditation

Contributed by Brooke Faulkner- Guest Contributor Menopause can seem like a betrayal of the body. After decades of getting used to the first round of puberty, this second major change in the body can cause stress and discomfort. Of course, menopause ...

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Painful Sex After 50

Contributed by Barbara Dehn NP, FAANP, NCMP- Red Hot Mamas Expert There’s lots of reasons why sex might be painful after you turn 50. For many women as estrogen levels decline during midlife, their vaginas become much more dry and don’t have ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- April 2018

“Do not look back on happiness or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.” – Henry Ward Beecher Dear Red Hot Mamas, We’ve all heard the adage ...

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Menopause at Work?

Contributed by Dr. Barb DePree- Red Hot Mamas Expert For our mothers, pregnancy was the workplace unmentionable. Once a married woman began to “show,” she was expected to leave her job and begin her new life as a stay-at-home wife and ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- March 2018

“And, in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years”. –  Abraham Lincoln Dear Red Hot Mamas, By now, we’ve all probably had enough of the cold winter weather and cocooning up ...

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A Community in Crisis: Fibroids Severely Affect African-American Women

Contributed by The Center for Innovative GYN Care FIBROIDS AFFECT AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN DISPROPORTIONATELY Seventy to eighty percent of American women will develop uterine fibroids by age 50. For African-American women that becomes a staggering 90%. Even with an already high rate of occurrence, African-American women ...

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Important Vaginal Health Tips for Every Woman

Contributed by Sandy Funches- Guest Contributor When it comes to vaginal health, women often have several thoughts running through their mind. However, they are either afraid to ask them aloud or rely on myths instead of facts, leading to a scary ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- February 2018

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired”                                                          -Robert Frost Dear ...

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