• Common Cause of Belly Fat

Belly Fat in Women: 9 Common 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. Read on to learn what causes women to store fat around the belly, and 7 ways you can target [...]

  • 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 [...]