• Sex after menopause

Sex After Menopause—How to Make It Better!

Feeling like you lost your mojo once you hit mid-life? And now, you’re not only dealing with menopause symptoms like irritability and hot flashes, but your libido is nonexistent and even if you wanted to have sex--it’s actually become painful! Experiencing a low sex drive after menopause actually has an underlying cause, and there are [...]

  • weight loss for women belly fat

Weight Loss for Women: 9 Common Belly Fat Causes and 7 Ways to Get Rid of It

While no one enjoys having to wiggle uncomfortably into their skinny jeans or choose a looser size on their belt buckle, having more fat around your midsection often spells trouble for more than just your wardrobe. Weight loss for women can be a challenge as it’s so easy to store fat around the belly. However, [...]

  • Hair Loss and Hormone Imbalance

Is Your Hair Loss Caused by Hormone Imbalance?

Anyone who's experienced hair loss can tell you that it’s a problem that’s much more than skin deep. What’s not always clear though, is that there’s an underlying cause for changes in your hair--whether it’s thinning, dry & brittle, or falling out. Hormone imbalance is one of the most common problems that causes hair loss [...]

  • mom fatigue management

Ask Dr. Taz: What Can I Do About Menopausal Fatigue?

Q: What can I do about menopausal fatigue? –Beth Cecala, Emmaus, PA A: While some women sail through this time of life, many find themselves victims of the menopausal energy zappers: hot flashes, night sweats, and insomnia. Sleep disturbances are among the most common complaints leading to chronic fatigue during the day. Sleep issues often can [...]

5 Ways to Beat Depression During Menopause

Middle age -- I hate the term, but let’s define it. Middle age begins around 50 and last until about 65, and it can be a tough transitional time for women. You often have lifestyle changes like retirement and empty nesting, accompanied by the hormonal changes of menopause. These are some of the many [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, September 16, 2013

Q: I am a 51-year-old woman.  High energy, creative, and impulsive. Then menopause symptoms hit and they hit me hard.  My symptoms include: severe hot flashes, difficulty sleeping, decline of cognitive function and I am struggling to keep on top of things and procrastinating. I am also easily overwhelmed and irritated.  My counselor and another [...]