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Menopause Maniac, RN

Boca Raton, Florida
40-ish Woman and Registered Nurse seeks MD to treat chronic hormonal issues…freaks, sarcastic jerks, and insensitive you-know-whats need not apply. I am not crazy or depressed. I am going through menopause… If you’re a physician and suggest that I: Move out of a... Full Bio
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Menopause in Your 50s: Relieve Stress by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   Try Acupuncture Daily stress can leave you with anxiety and worries that leave you five times more susceptible to hot flashes. Dr. Hutcherson told Family Circ ... Read on »
Menopause in Your 50s: Rid of Hot Flashes & Night Sweats by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause Supplements You can try herbal remedies like black cohosh, but make sure you are choosing high quality supplements that have been evaluated for quality ... Read on »
Menopause in Your 50s by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   On average, women hit menopause around the age of 51. It can be a trying time of hot flashes, mood swings, sleepless nights and other serious discomforts – but y ... Read on »
Menopause in Your 40s: Low Libido by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause The words every man just “loves” to hear. “Lower levels of estrogen can cause a decrease in your sexual desire, as can lack of sleep and stress,”  Dr. Jennif ... Read on »
Menopause in Your 40s: Sleepless Nights by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   One nasty side effect of perimmenopause is loss of sleep. Approximately 60 percent of women will toss and turn all night long thanks to the declines in progester ... Read on »
Menopause in Your 40s: Joint Pain by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   Approximately 40 percent of women approaching menopause experience joint pain and, unfortunately, experts and doctors do not know why. However you can ease the ... Read on »
Menopause in your 40s: Increased Anxiety by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   Life changes coupled with hormonal fluctuations are major sources of stress. Discover on the spot relaxation techniques or add stress-busting exercise to your rout ... Read on »
Menopause in Your 40s: Hot Flashes by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause In the time it takes for the clock to go tick-tock – your body can go from hot to cold and back again. The on-again, off-again tug of war you have with your blankets, s ... Read on »
Menopause in your 40s by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause It’s not quite menopause, but the signs are there. You may think you are going crazy, but it’s probably perimenopause. Knowing what you’re facing can help you ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: The #1 Test You Need Now by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause     Plug into a Power Surge! Dr. Jennifer Landa, Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD, tells Family Circle readers, “Have your OB/GYN run a baseline hormone pa ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Control Cholesterol by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause     Did you know? LDL or “bad” cholesterol levels can spike as high as 10 percent in the years leading up to menopause.  A healthy diet, low in saturated f ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Slather on the Sunscreen by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   The number one cause of fine lines and wrinkles is sun damage. And, sadly, when your estrogen levels begin to plummet during menopause, collagen production is red ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Boost Nutrition by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause Eat your veggies! If you want to achieve truly natural hormone balance, make cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, kale and cabbage a regular part of ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Get Strong by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause     Stop avoiding the weight room. Take advantage of building some calorie-burning muscle mass and sustain bone density with routine resistance training. Muscle mas ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Quit Smoking by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   If you’re not looking forward to all the “wonderful” (note: sarcasm) things that happen during menopause – QUIT SMOKING NOW! Smoking increases your risk of early ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Drop Pounds by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   Guess what ladies – excess pounds make menopause worse. Whittle your middle now, before your metabolism begins to slow. Find physical activities that you love to par ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s: Bust Stress by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   Disease can launch a sneak attack when you are stressed and fatigued – the same is true for symptoms of menopause. Keeping stress at bay can work wonders for your ... Read on »
Menopause in your 30s by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   WHAT!? Yes, you read that right. Unfortunately,  symptoms of menopause  can begin to sneak into your life in your 30s. There is something you can do – don’t worry th ... Read on »
Menopause in 30s, 40s and 50s by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause     When it comes to menopause, many women are left in the dark and unprepared. Family Circle featured several experts for their September 2012 issue, including ... Read on »
A List of ‘Don’ts’ from the Doctor by Menopause Maniac, RN Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   By Dr. Jeff Maehara You may be used to your doctor telling you things like get more exercise, eat a healthy diet and get more sleep, but how often does your do ... Read on »