Am I In Menopause?

by Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN NP Have you been having trouble sleeping? Maybe you’ve been experiencing hot flashes. Perhaps your clothes don’t seem to fit like they used to or your thinking isn’t quite as clear as it used to be. You are concerned about these changes but they aren’t happening consistently. You might be thinking, what is going on […]

Menopause Health Quiz

Hormonal imbalance is very common and often complicated, simply because we have so many hormones in our bodies. Because hormones are extremely agile and adaptive, they don’t just stop working, they often find other ways of working and your body will try to compensate for these shifts – and you may start to experience symptoms […]

The #1 Symptom of Menopause: It’s Not What you Think!

Do you know what the #1 symptom of Menopause is? I bet it’s not what you think! There are many different menopausal symptoms (three dozen or so!) and each woman experiences menopause differently; which symptoms cause the greatest disruption to YOUR life will be unique to YOU. But even so, with my patients at Women […]

What I Love About Menopause – Understanding What Menopause Is

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP How to make these the most vibrant years of your life! The gifts of menopause and post-menopause for women Stamping out the stigma of menopause The journey to menopause: midlife transitions The Women to Women approach to menopause It astounds me that women are still being told that (and treated […]

How Can You Feel Good With Early Menopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Menopause is a time of life that many women dread. They hear horror stories about it’s symptoms, including weight gain, insomnia, mood swings, and vaginal dryness, all that can be quite bothersome. This is especially true for women experiencing early menopause. If you are between 40 and 45 and are […]

Tomatoes, Menopause Symptoms and Weight: The Secret?

By Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN, NP I often share with you my thoughts around the power of healthy food; we know that good food can heal the body and reduce or eliminate symptoms of hormonal imbalance and that poor food choices can have the opposite effect. Today I want to share some interesting news about one […]

Relief Tips For The Top Five Menopausal Symptoms

by Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN NP Fatigue. Weight gain. Hot flashes. Low libido. Hair loss. We hear from dozens of women each day at Women to Women who are experiencing symptoms of menopause. According to these women these symptoms are the most troubling and motivate them to find help. As one friend shared with us on […]

The Top Ten Menopause Myths

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Menopause often starts with hot flashes. Or does it? When you reach menopause, you’ll gain weight, won’t you? A lot of people agree that menopause changes a woman’s life in some rather unwanted ways. But menopause doesn’t have to be a time of confusion and anxiety. It may be a […]

The Truth About Perimenopausal Weight Gain

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP As women, we spend so much of our lives comparing ourselves to other women – whether it’s our friends, our co-workers, our sisters, or the many women who stare back at us from the pages of magazines or TV and film screens. We use them as models of what is […]