What Is Menopause
Afra Willmore
Afra Willmore
October 24, 2018
What is menopause? Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops because of hormonal changes. This happens in your late 40s or early 50s.

Latest Lifestyle Content

Menopause Diet

A Menopause Diet for a Healthier, Slimmer and Happier Experience

A menopause diet can have a profound effect on how you experience common symptoms, from hot flashes to digestive distress.
99 found this helpful by Josh Duvauchelle on May 23, 2018
Estrogen Rich Foods for Menopause

The Top 18 Best Estrogen Rich Foods to Include In Your Diet

Soy, pistachios, and cherries are all types of estrogen rich foods for menopause. Learn what other foods increase and decrease estrogen naturally.
by Afra Willmore on May 7, 2018
Menopause and Contraception

What You Need to Know About Birth Control and Menopause

Birth control and menopause don't seem to go together. But for some women it can be difficult to know when to stop taking birth control after menopause.
by Afra Willmore on November 7, 2017
Menopause and Sex Drive

The Impact of Menopause on Your Sex Life

Hormones play a key role in sex drive and since menopause affects your hormones, it's no wonder menopause and sex drive are related.
669 found this helpful by Amy Manley, Brenda Vanta and Afra Willmore on October 4, 2017
Books For Menopause

5 Books About Menopause You Should Read

When living through menopause, books can be a great source of information, comfort, and support. Check out our list of five great books for menopause.
7 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on July 20, 2017
Soy and Menopause

The Pros and Cons of Soy for Menopause

Many people believe that soy is helpful for the relief of menopause symptoms, especially hot flashes, but this is based on mixed evidence.
by Afra Willmore on March 16, 2017
Menopause and Sex

Navigating Menopause and Sex

Menopause and sex can be difficult to navigate as women age. What if you feel unsexy, uninterested and, frankly, not in the mood?
57 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on October 11, 2016
A Menopausal Woman's Grace and Frankie Review

A Menopausal Woman’s Grace and Frankie Review

"I recently discovered Netflix’s Grace and Frankie. I know — late to the party right?" Afra shares her Grace and Frankie review and why you should watch it!
by Afra Willmore on August 16, 2016
Menopause and Anger

Top 10 NLO|Menopause Articles of 2015

A countdown of the top 10 NewLifeOutlook|Lupus articles of 2015.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on December 22, 2015
On-Screen Menopause Moments

Hilarious On-Screen Menopause Moments

When afflicted with menopause symptoms it might help to remember that someone somewhere has found a way to make the whole thing into a joke.
28 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on December 8, 2015