Category: Menopause

Menopause refers to women who have not had a menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months.

Embracing the Change by Madeline Y Sutton, MD, MPH (Dr. Madeline, MD)

by Madeline Y Sutton, MD, MPH (Dr. Madeline, MD) We’ve all heard our mothers, aunties, friends, and grandmothers speak of “the change.” Then, we reach this period of transition, and we’re still like, “What in the world is happening?” No matter what we think… Continue Reading “Embracing the Change by Madeline Y Sutton, MD, MPH (Dr. Madeline, MD)”

My Choice

Like most women, I always knew the day was coming when I’d have to deal with menopause. I wasn’t especially worried about it, as I didn’t want to conceive any more children and considered menstrual periods to be an annoyance I would gladly do without.… Continue Reading “My Choice”

Wellness Wednesday: Yoga for Bedtime with YOGAMOTIF

Navigating the Change has partnered with Alecia Dawn at YOGAMOTIF to offer everyone a natural remedy for insomnia: Yoga for Bedtime! In this 18-minute video, Alecia takes us through a gentle yoga practice that’s sure to prime you for a restful night. But remember,… Continue Reading “Wellness Wednesday: Yoga for Bedtime with YOGAMOTIF”

Dementia?

There are sixty-seven menopause symptoms of which I’m aware; however, one shook me so hard when it appeared. Ten years ago, a change in my skin was the first indication something was changing in my body, although I put it down to stress and… Continue Reading “Dementia?”

Hell Ain’t Hotter

When I was forty-one, my brother, mom,  and I went on a birthday road trip. Our birthdays fall within two weeks of one another. We had gotten onto the highway: mom driving, the brother sprawled out in the back seat (as he does not… Continue Reading “Hell Ain’t Hotter”

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