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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ending Your Confusion And Fear Surrounding Menopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP “What does menopause mean for my body?” “Why does my doctor tell me I’m fine when I know something’s just not right?” “What options are there to help me feel like myself again?” If you have questions about menopause, you’re like thousands of other women. At Women to Women, we […]

Perimenopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Perimenopause or premenopause is a relatively new term coined in the last twenty years by the medical community to describe symptoms caused by normal hormonal fluctuations that occur as a woman moves closer to her menopause. These symptoms can be broad-ranging and diffuse and differ for every woman, causing a […]

Dry Eyes and Hormone Imbalance

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP They say that your eyes are said to be the window to your soul and if you look deep within you can see the person’s genuineness and truth! But what happens when your eyes aren’t seeing clearly they are irritated, dry, red, and itchy? If you have symptoms of dry […]

Osteoporosis, Menopause And HRT Therapy

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP The brief acceleration of bone loss (also called resorption) that every woman experiences during menopause indicate that a dip in estrogen levels promotes bone resorption—and research has borne this out. It’s one reason many doctors prescribe Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Furthermore, evidence shows that low doses of estrogen does slow […]