Menopause Taylor Outline Notes

I’ve organized these outline notes for you to download or print out and use as a guide through our Menopause journey together. When you watch my weekly YouTube videos, these outline notes will definitely come in handy for following along.

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Menopause Taylor Worksheet

This is all about YOU! Download the worksheet and print it out. During the tutorials, I'll teach you exactly what you need to know in order to fill it out correctly. We'll have regular "Worksheet Timeouts" whenever it's time to answer one of the questions.

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The Unbiased Resource For Menopause

Hi! I’m Barbara Taylor, M.D., but you’ll know me as “Menopause Barbie.” My channel is an unbiased resource for all women — pre-, peri-, and post-menopausal. Based on my book, Menopause: Your Management Your Way … Now and for the Rest of Your Life, it’s a great place to learn everything you need to know to empower you to tailor your menopause and love your life. Make sure you subscribe so that you can keep up with my new video each week!

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Customize Your Menopause Management

There are many different ways to manage menopause; and through this series, I’ll teach you how to customize your menopause management to your own needs and desires. No one else’s opinion matters but your own! No two women are alike. You know yourself better than anybody else does. So why not use those principles in management of your menopause? Even though many women dread menopause, it can actually be the best time of your life! I’ll empower you to take control and do things your way. Subscribe to my channel, and you’ll easily keep up with my weekly videos.

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Misconceptions About Menopause Are Everywhere!

I’ll bet you think you know more than you know — or need to know — to be a menopausal woman … at any stage of menopause. The problem with misconceptions about menopause is that everyone shares the same misinformation.
It’s time for you to set yourself apart from all the falsehoods. Watch this video and you’ll be shocked to discover that you don’t know what you don’t know.

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Menopausal Women Rule The World!

Menopausal women rule the world! It’s true. Do you have any idea how many menopausal women there are? The numbers will astound you. Menopausal women constitute the fastest growing segment of society. And that means we are powerful … individually and as a group. So let’s take advantage of our power and become vocal about menopause. No more suppression. Let’s advocate for menopause education for all.

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You’re the Judge of Your Own Menopause!

You are the judge of your own menopause, ladies! Don’t settle for less than you deserve when it comes to managing your menopause. You get to be the judge, the jury, and the witness and do things your way. You know yourself better than anybody else does, so don’t let anyone make your decisions for you.

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What is Menopause? Puberty in Reverse!

What is menopause? I think of it as puberty in reverse. Thought you were through with puberty when you were a teen? Wrong. Now you’re 50 and you’re going to experience it all over again … in reverse. It’s time for all those things that geared up for reproduction to shut down and go out of business. And you can make it so much better the second time … by watching these videos. Subscribe to my channel so you can keep up with all of my new videos!

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Menopause Barbie’s Fun Anatomy Class

Welcome to Menopause Barbie’s Fun Anatomy Class! Don’t really understand all those parts down there? Well you will after this video … with food for demonstrations. You’ll understand female reproductive parts and their functions better than you ever imagined. Wait until you see how I explain everything in simple terms that you’ll never forget.

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“I Don’t Know Which Gynecologic Surgical Procedure I’ve Had.”

Are you asking yourself, “What gynecologic surgery did I have?” Can you believe that the majority of women who’ve had gynecologic surgery don’t know what was removed or what the consequences are? This video explains surgical procedures in a manner you’ll find fun and easy to understand. I’ll use fruit and vegetables to demonstrate anatomical parts, and tell you which surgical procedures cause menopause.

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What Happens to Female Hormones During Menopause

Have you ever wondered what happens to female hormones during menopause? Did you know that your brain and your ovaries talk to one another, and that hormones are their means of communication? Understanding the hormones involved in menopause is easy. I’ll present them one by one and then teach you how they communicate.

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Phases Of Menopause

Today we are discussing the phases of menopause. Life is all about phases, and so is menopause. Regardless of your age, you need to know what to expect now … and for the rest of your life. And that’s because while menopause has phases, menopause itself is not just a phase. It’s a lifestyle.

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How Will I Know When Menopause Comes a Knockin’?

How will you know when menopause comes a knockin’? Would you believe that there are 22 signs and symptoms of menopause? Do you know what they are? Would you recognize them as menopause if they happened to you? Most women are woefully unprepared for menopause and mistake their symptoms of menopause for a medical problem. You might be experiencing one right now that you’ve mistaken for something else. This video might be just what you need.

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“How Can I Be Sure It’s Menopause?”

“How can I be sure it’s menopause?” I’ve heard this question countless times. Do you need proof that you’re menopausal? And how accurate are tests for menopause? Is there anything other than a blood test to give you the information you want? Watch this video to find out all these things and more.

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The Balancing Act for Menopause

Much like the rest of your life, menopause management is all about balance. Choosing your menopause management options is like choosing a husband: no one’s opinion matters but your own. As you balance the pros and cons of each option, you’ll decide what’s best for you. You can use trial and error and you can change your mind … just like you can when it comes to choosing your man.

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Dietary Pearls That Improve Your Menopausal Life

Can you name 20 dietary pearls that improve your menopausal life? From transit time to farting to toxins to labels, I’ll teach you some principles to a smoother life … now and for the rest of your life, regardless of where you are in your menopausal journey.

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The Food Guide for Menopause

Have you any idea how much a Dietician / Nutritionist can help you as you navigate through menopause? Come join me for an interview with an expert in food, and learn how to make your food work for you.

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Menopause Lifestyle Pearls

How much of your lifestyle is menopause-friendly? Can you guess some of Menopause Barbie’s lifestyle pearls? Tune into this video to get a list of the 21 most important lifestyle measures you can use to manage your menopause successfully. Some of them aren’t what you might expect.

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Menopause Barbie’s 12 Rules of Exercise

So much talk about exercise! But what’s really important? Do you have to use weight machines? Do you have trouble envisioning yourself lifting weights like a weight lifter? Tune in to this video and learn Menopause Barbie’s 12 rules of exercise for menopause. You’ll be relieved to know that your exercise can be a lot more fun and effective than you might have expected.

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Alternative vs Traditional Medicine For Menopause Management

Alternative vs traditional medicine for menopause management, what’s the controversy all about? Why do some people advocate alternative and complementary options for menopause and others advocate traditional medical options? How do they differ? This tutorial will introduce you to the principles behind both camps to help you see which one you prefer over the other or if you prefer one over the other.

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Marketing of Alternative vs Traditional Medicine

Today we are comparing marketing of alternative and traditional medicine for menopause. What happens before a product hits the market? Do Alternative and Complementary products and Traditional Medical products undergo the same regulatory and approval processes? If not, how do they differ? This tutorial will give you insight behind the scenes so that you are fully aware of the differences between the two big camps for menopause.

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Botanical & Herbal Therapy for Menopause

Let’s talk about botanical & herbal Therapy for Menopause. Botanicals … herbs … what’s the difference? This tutorial will teach you how to find and use botanical and herbal products to manage your menopause. You’ll learn about the different forms of these products and what to expect in terms of their variability. It’s all about flower power … or plant power!

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Shopping Trip to the Alternative & Complementary Shop

Come shopping with me at the alternative and complementary shop! Have you ever gone to and through an Alternative and Complementary shop? There are so many products! Come with me as I pull things off the shelves and show you just how much you can find in this category for managing your menopause.

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“Natural” Versus “Synthetic” Options for Menopause Management

Let’s discuss “natural” versus “synthetic” options for menopause management. It’s only natural that you might have a preference for either “natural” or “synthetic” options for menopause. It would be false to argue otherwise. But how do you know what’s “natural” and what’s “synthetic?” And what makes something “natural” or “synthetic,” anyway? Are all pharmaceuticals “synthetic?” And does “synthetic” mean “artificial?” Are all herbal formulations “natural?” The answers might surprise you. Watch this video to seek the truth.

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What are Bioidentical Hormones for Menopause

What are “bioidentical hormones?” How do they differ from non-bioidentical hormones? And where can you get them? Do they work for everybody? What’s the difference between a bioidentical hormone and a designer hormone or a custom compounded hormone? In this tutorial I’ll clear up all your uncertainties about bioidentical hormones, and point out all the factors that you might want to take into consideration in using them to manage your menopause your way.

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Excesses and Deficiencies of Hormones in Menopause

Today we’re talking about excesses and deficiencies of hormones in menopause. Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone. Have you ever wondered how in the world you’re supposed to know which hormone is causing your menopausal symptoms? And even if you do know which hormone is the culprit, how are you supposed to know whether your symptoms are a result of too much or too little of that hormone? In this tutorial, I’ll give you lists of the symptoms you might experience if you have too much or too little of each hormone. You might just see yourself in one of those lists!

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Sexual Attraction of Hormones During Menopause

It’s time to talk about sexual attraction of hormones during menopause. What’s with all the mixed messages? Are phytoestrogens good for you or not? What is a phytoestrogen, anyway? Are they as strong as the estrogen my body produced? How do they compare to pharmaceutical estrogens? So many questions! In this tutorial I’ll give you the basic science behind phytoestrogens and teach you how they differ from your body’s natural estrogen and form pharmaceutical estrogens.

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Wishy-Washy Effect of Phytoestrogens in Menopause

What’s the effect of phytoestrogens on your estrogens level? Could it be that they can be wishy-washy and raise it or lower it? If so, how can that be? What determines the effect of phytoestrogens on your estrogen levels? I’ll explain all of these things in this wishy-washy tutorial on the effect of phytoestrogens in menopause.


Which Estrogen Steal the Show in Menopause?

What determines whether a strong human estrogen molecule or a weak phytoestrogen will bind to a receptor site? Believe it or not, there’s a contest between the two. And only one can win. So watch this video to see which estrogen steals the show and what the consequences are.


Dietary Estrogen For Menopause Management

Today we’re talking about food and more specifically dietary estrogen. You’ll learn what foods contain phytoestrogens which will help you manage your menopause your way! Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to keep with my new video every week.


It’s Soy Good! | Dietary Estrogen

Soy is almost too good to be true! It offers so many of the amazing benefits of estrogen without any of the risks. You might think “Yuck!” at first, but after hearing more about what soy can do for your menopause management, you may change your mind.


Phytoestrogens In Your Grocery Store

Today we’re taking a field trip to the grocery store to identify everyday sources of phytoestrogens. This is not a specialty store and these are all items you can easily find in your local supermarket. It’s so easy!


Botanical and Herbal Estrogens for Menopause

What if you want to use botanical and herbal forms of estrogen to manage your menopause? How do you know which one’s to consider. Are there any side effects … or dangers that you should know about? In this tutorial, I’ll present all the botanical and herbal sources of estrogens and give you the dosages, side effects, and risks of each.


Bioidentical Estrogens for Menopause

What if you want to use “bioidentical estrogens?” Does it come in various forms? And are all bioidentical estrogen products created equal? In this tutorial, I’ll present the bioidentical estrogens for managing your menopause and explain how they differ. It will be as easy as 1, 2, 3.


Synthetic Pharmaceutical Estrogens for Menopause

Is there anything wrong with taking a synthetic pharmaceutical estrogen for menopause? Are there some advantages? What if you don’t want to target each symptom of menopause individually? How many different synthetic pharmaceutical options are there, anyway? So many questions! In this tutorial, I’ll show you all the different pharmaceutical estrogen products that are FDA approved. You might be surprised about some of your options.


Introduction to SERMs for Menopause

What if you could use a non-estrogen product instead of estrogen for your menopause? And what if that product mimicked the benefits of estrogen but not the risks of estrogen? Wouldn’t it be great to know about such products? Such products actually exist. They’re called SERMs. Watch this video for an introduction about how they work.


Meet the SERMs Family of Options for Menopause Management

Now that you know that SERMs exist, don’t you want to know their names and what they do? You can find a SERM for almost any situation. In this tutorial, I’ll present the SERMs one by one, showing you samples and explaining all their friendly and unfriendly characteristics.


Progesterone: The Changing Chameleon Hormone for Menopause

You know there’s a hormone called “Progesterone.” And you know it’s not “the female hormone” or “the male hormone.” So what is it, really? If there’s already a female hormone and a male hormone, what’s with this third hormone? How can we have three sex hormones when there are only two sexes? Watch this video to learn what progesterone really is.


Progesterone for Menopause: Botanical, Herbal, and Bioidentical

Progesterone! Is it really necessary? With all its fickle characteristics, why should you bother with it? Isn’t estrogen the important female hormone? And if you’re an earth mother, and want to manage your menopause using herbal and botanical products, how do you know which ones contain progesterone? In this video, I’ll present the herbal, botanical, and bioidentical products you can use to meet your progesterone needs, and I’ll explain why this hormone is so important for the vast majority of women.

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Synthetic Progesterone Options for Menopause

Ugh! Synthetic progesterone is soooo confusing! You probably know women who used it to get pregnant. And you know women who used it for induction of labor. You might know someone who used it for irregular periods, or even contraception. And now we’re talking about using it for menopause. In this tutorial, I’ll present the different forms of progesterone that you can use for menopause. And you’ll probably be surprised and relieved to learn about some of them.

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Estrogen & Progesterone for Menopause: Dietary, Herbal, & Botanical

Maybe you want to manage your menopause using herbal and botanical products. And if you still have your uterus, you’ll need both estrogen and progesterone plant products to do so. The trick will be to balance the two so that you get the benefits of estrogen without harming your uterus. So how will you do that? Which herbal and botanical products will you use?

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Bioidentical Estrogen Plus Progesterone for Menopause

What about using bioidentical estrogen PLUS progesterone for menopause management? How does it compare with using dietary, herbal, botanical, or non-bioidentical, synthetic pharmaceutical forms of these two hormones? Is it easier to balance estrogen and progesterone to protect your uterus against uterine cancer with bioidenticals or more difficult? So confusing, isn’t it? Watch this video and clear up that confusion.

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Principles of Synthetic Pharmaceutical Estrogen Plus Progesterone for Menopause

All this stuff about hormone dosages and how you take them can be confusing. Why do these things matter, anyway? Why isn’t there a “one-dose-and-regimen-fits-all” plan to make it easy? In this tutorial, I’ll explain the principles behind hormone dosages and regimens. And you’ll understand why all women can’t take hormones the same way for menopause management.

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Synthetic Pharmaceutical Estrogen Plus Progesterone Birth Control Options for Menopause

Are you kidding? Birth control as a hormone source when menopause is on my doorstep? Is that really an option? What if you don’t need birth control? Is it still an option? Why would any woman choose to take birth control if she doesn’t need it specifically for birth control?

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Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause: Synthetic Pharmaceutical Estrogen Plus Progesterone

HRT! Is it a poison from the devil? Or is it a gift from God? You hear so much about this stuff! But what’s the truth? If it’s so dangerous, why does it even exist? Are we all better off just using dietary, botanical, or herbal products that contain estrogen and progesterone? Are there any benefits to using HRT? And how does the HRT form of estrogen plus progesterone differ from that in birth control products?

In this tutorial, I’ll cover all these things and give you all the facts on HRT. No more wonders, fears, or insecurities. You’ll know the truth.

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Menopause

All this talk about hormone replacement therapy! What about testosterone? Do you need to replace it, too? If so, how? And when? What are the signs and symptoms of testosterone excess? Join me in this video tutorial to learn the scoop on testosterone. I’ll explain how your testosterone levels change in your body and the sources to utilize if you want to replace it.

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Summary of Hormones for Menopause

After showing you all sorts of hormone options in four different categories for estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, now I’ll give you a summary. Whether you’re looking for dietary sources, herbal sources, bioidentical sources, or synthetic pharmaceutical sources, I’ll help you navigate within the framework of where you live and what’s available to you. My goal, as always, is to assist you in finding what you want to manage your menopause your way. I’m your tailor (Taylor) for that.

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Menopause Doesn’t Have To Be A Nightmare & Giveaway!

Most women endure nightmare scenarios when they approach menopause. They have no idea what to expect in advance, no idea what’s happening once it starts, and no idea where to go for help after they’ve become desperate for help. It just doesn’t have to be that way! In this video, I’ll depict what’s typical (and unfortunate) for the majority of women. And I’ll set the stage for helping you prevent that same nightmare.

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The Herbalist’s Herbs for Menopause

Come visit a certified herbalist with me and let her tell you how herbal therapy can help you manage your menopause your way. Instead of the do-it-yourself method of buying your herbs at a store, you can get top quality herbs and first-hand expertise from Dr. Sadhna Singh.

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Using a Naturopathic Doctor for Managing Your Menopause

Have you ever thought about going to a Naturopathic Doctor to manage your menopause? And if so, do you know what naturopathic medicine entails? What are the limits of what you can expect from naturopathic treatments? And how much do diet and lifestyle have to do with it? Learn the answers to all these questions and more in this video interview with Naturopathic Doctor Gracie G. Chukwu.

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Osteopathic Manipulation for Management of Menopause

Osteopathic Medicine. Do you know what that is? And do you know what osteopathic manipulation entails? How about the difference in training between osteopathic doctors and medical doctors? What about the difference between a chiropractic manipulation and an osteopathic manipulation? Come with me to the Osteopathic Healing Hands office of Dr. Payel Banik, who specializes in osteopathic manipulation for all sorts of things … including symptoms of menopause.

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Hypnosis for Menopause Management

Did you know that some women turn to hypnosis to manage some of their physical symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes and night sweats? Are you wondering if it can actually help with such things? Can everyone can be hypnotized, or just some people? And what about the risks? If you’d like the answers to these and other things about hypnosis, join me on this visit to a hypnotist who assists women with management of their menopause.

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Hypnosis for Stress and Anxiety During Menopause

Have you ever thought about hypnosis for stress and anxiety during menopause? Stress and anxiety are two of the most common complaints during with menopause. And you might just want to use a more Dzactivedz approach for managing them. In this video, I’ll be interviewing hypnotist TC Lenormand, a hypnotist who specializes in helping people manage stress and anxiety. Tune in to see what he has to say.

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Acupuncture for Menopause Management

Have you ever wondered if acupuncture could help alleviate or reduce some of your symptoms of menopause? And if you’ve considered it, are you curious about how it works? And don’t you want to know if it hurts? In this video, I’ll meet with Dr. Sadhna Singh, an acupuncturist. She’ll answer all of your questions and even demonstrate acupuncture for you.

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How To Manage Your Menopause With an Integrative Medicine Physician

Do you know what an “Integrative Medicine Physician” is? Did you know that the offer yet another means of managing your menopause? Well, then, what’s different about an Integrative Medicine Physician? How do you know if they offer the right approach for you? In this video, I’ll take you to see an Integrative Medicine Physician so that you can find out for yourself.

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Hotze Health & Wellness Clinic Approach to Menopause Management

Maybe you’d like to manage your menopause in a facility that is geared specifically toward “health and wellness.” It promotes bioidentical hormones … and even makes its own. But it’s also of a holistic mindset, with the use of vitamins and minerals as part of the “formula.” And, of course, it promotes diet and exercise as essential components of your menopausal health. In this video, meet Dr. Steven Hotze of the Hotze Health and Wellness Center in Houston Texas, and hear his unique approach to menopause management.

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Working Out With a Menopause Fitness Specialist

Have you ever heard of a Menopause Fitness Specialist? Imagine having a personal trainer who knows all about your unique needs as a menopausal woman. It’s not uncommon for a woman to need a trainer for the very first time in her life at the time of menopause. “The change” is just that. It’s a time when your body changes in many ways. And working out in traditional ways, with a traditional trainer, may not produce the best results. In this video, I’ll introduce you to Shana Ross of Shana Ross Fitness. She’ll talk about both diet and exercise as critical components of your adaptation to your menopausal life.

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Managing Your Menopause With Your Family Practitioner

Why not just manage your menopause with your Family Practitioner? You know, the one you go to for little things like colds and minor rashes. Is there any difference whether you use your Family Practitioner or your Gynecologist? If menopause isn’t a disease, why bother going to a physician that specializes in gynecology or menopause? Join me as I pose these very questions (and more) to a Family Practitioner.

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Managing Your Menopause With a Gynecologic Menopause Specialist

Did you know that some gynecologists specialize in menopause? Some even practice nothing but menopause! It’s their passion. That means they’re the most educated, up-to-date, and focused on your menopause. Unlike some of the other professionals available for managing your menopause, a gynecologic menopause specialist focuses on both the short-term symptoms you’re experiencing now and the long-term health consequences of menopause that you don’t want to experience later.

In this video, I’ll interview Nina Ali, M.D., a menopause guru who is passionate about helping you manage your menopause your way. Listen to what she has to say about menopause, the women she sees, and her approach to helping them.

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How To Find The Perfect Professionals for Menopause Management

Are you having difficulty finding a professional who can help you manage your menopause your way? Do you feel as though you meet with resistance and adversarial behavior when you try to get what you want for your menopause? Well, that might be because you don’t know which professionals offer what you want. In this video, I’ll present all the various professionals who can help you manage your menopause, and I’ll give you their differing philosophies, tools, and limitations. That way, you won’t have to waste your time or experience disappointment.

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Hybrid Professionals for Managing Your Menopause

Have you ever thought of certain professionals as “hybrids”? By “hybrid,” I mean having characteristics of two different systems. Well, there are several professionals available for managing your menopause who fit the description of a hybrid perfectly. They belong to both the Alternative & Complementary and the Traditional Medical arena. Or, they hover in between. Join me in this tutorial to learn which professionals fall into this hybrid category and how they can help you manage your menopause your way.

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Alternative & Complementary Professionals for Menopause Management

What if you’re totally against Traditional Medicine and wish to use only those professionals within the Alternative & Complementary arena? Which ones should you seek? This tutorial will present them to you and describe how each provides services to help you manage your menopause your way. You might just discover things about these professionals that you never knew.

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History of Menopause: Are We Stuck In The Past!?

You’re not used to getting a history lesson from a menopause expert. But this one will really get your interest. How did we end up where we are today in our understanding of menopause? And what influence has the past had on the present? Have you ever heard the saying “History repeats itself?” How might that phrase apply to menopause? In this tutorial, I’ll give you a shocking and sobering account of the history of menopause.

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Denial of Undeniable Menopause

Denial. It’s such a common thing … especially when it comes to menopause! But isn’t it a shame that women deny the undeniable? And why is it that instead of rejoicing over the fact that we live long enough to even become menopausal, we grieve over becoming menopausal. In this video tutorial, I’ll teach you about the five stages of grieving, and apply them to menopause.

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Psychology of Menopause

Have you ever thought about how much your attitude affects your experience? In every aspect of our lives, attitude plays a huge role in our perception of the situation. This is especially true of menopause. In this tutorial, we’ll address the psychology of menopause, and see just how much your attitude can change the course of your menopausal life.

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Psychological Symptoms of Menopause

We’ve addressed the long list of physical symptoms of menopause, but what about the psychological symptoms? For some women, these are the most significant of all. Can you list a few? Don’t worry; in this tutorial, I’ll present them all … with creative names, no less. You might be surprised how many there are.

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The Male Perspective of Female Menopause

Have you ever wondered what your menopause looks like to your man? Remember, he can’t feel what you’re feeling. All he can do is try to make sense of what he observes. And when you add that to the different way his brain interprets things, the result can be a big messy relationship! Watch this video with your man to make things easier for both of you … and sign up for the Menopause 101 for Men DVD giveaway.

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Menopause and Divorce

Sure, we’ve all heard about or witnessed divorces during midlife. But how much do you really know about them? Do you know the real cause of divorce during menopause? It might surprise you to discover that there are actually sociologic and physiologic bases for the connection between menopause and divorce. Join me in this video to learn the facts.

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How to Tell Your Kids About Menopause

Parenting is awkward at times. And one of the awkward moments of parenthood involves telling your kids about puberty. There’s nothing relaxing about preparing your child for periods, acne, moodiness, or changes in his or her genitalia. And just as it can feel strange to tell your child what will happen to them at puberty, it can be even stranger to tell them what will happen to you at menopause. Tune in to this video to get some helpful hints that will ease the discussion.

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Menopausal Identity Crisis

Have you ever heard of an “identity crisis?” It’s when a person looks in the mirror and says, “Who am I?” Usually, an identity crisis is associated with a void in someone’s life. Did you know that identity crises are common at the time of menopause? Join me in this video to learn all about it.

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Menopause in the Workplace

How does menopause affect working women? How much does the workplace accommodate menopausal women? And what if you want to go back to work at the time of menopause? What then? There’s probably more to this phenomenon of menopause in the workplace than you ever imagined. Tune into this video to address menopause in the workplace.

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Menopausal Zest

Okay, you hear about all the negative, demoralizing, energy-draining aspects of menopause. But, have you ever heard about all the positives? Believe it or not, there are some really wonderful things about menopause. One of them is something called menopausal zest! Don’t know what that is? Well, watch this video and I’ll tell you all about it. It will make you smile and energize you, I’m sure.

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Male Menopause Is Real!

Have you ever wondered what happens to men? Do they have menopause? Well, it might surprise you to discover that they DO have a form of menopause. But it goes by a different name. It’s called, andropause. I’ll teach you all about it in this tutorial. Get your man to watch this one with you.

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Do Men and Women Trade Places at Menopause

Have you ever noticed that men become more like women, and women become more like men at the time of menopause? Whether you focus on physical, emotional, or behavioral characteristics, you’ll see that men and women “trade places.” Join me in the enlightening video tutorial to see just how true this is.

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Dealing with Aging Parents AND Menopause

We talk a lot about how we’re aging as we manage our menopause. But what about our aging parents? Not only are they living longer and longer, they’re leaning on us more and more. And that has a huge impact on your menopause, your family, and your finances. Join me in this video tutorial for some suggestions about how to handle all the stress at once.

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What Is Estrogen Dominance?

What is this thing called, “Estrogen Dominance”? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? How does one know if she has estrogen dominance? And if you do, what’s the solution? This is one of those areas of great misconception. Join me in this video to clear up all the misconceptions about estrogen dominance and make sense out of it.

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Estrogen Dominant Versus Estrogen Deficient | What’s The Difference?

How can there possibly be confusion about the difference between “estrogen dominance” and “estrogen deficiency”? You’d be surprised! Although these two terms seem obviously contradictory, there’s a whole lot of mix-up between them. Tune into this video to clear up all the confusion and learn why it exists.

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Using Progesterone INSTEAD OF Estrogen for Menopause?

As a result of all the hype and scare tactics about estrogen, many women have asked, “Can I Use Progesterone INSTEAD OF Estrogen for Menopause?” And since that question comes up a lot, I answer it in this video. Tune in to learn what progesterone can and cannot do for you in managing your menopause.

Tutorial 77 of series

Menopause as an Estrogen Deficiency State

Have you ever thought of menopause as an estrogen deficiency state? If not, why not? Isn’t loss of estrogen with menopause analogous to the loss of insulin with diabetes, or the loss of thyroid hormone with hypothyroidism? In this video, we’ll look at menopause from the perspective of an estrogen deficiency state. Tune in to see what you think.

Tutorial 78 of series

Compensating for Loss of Estrogen at Menopause

If you think of post-menopause as an estrogen deficiency state, it would make sense to compensate for that deficiency. In other words, you’d want to do something to give you the benefits that estrogen provided (before it disappeared). And the great thing is that there are many options for doing so. Join me in this video to discuss this concept of compensating for the loss of estrogen at the time of post-menopause.

Tutorial 79 of series

Menopause Management is All About Trade-Offs and Priorities

Have you ever realized that everything in life is about trade-offs? If you choose one thing, you forfeit another. It’s a rule of nature. Well, choosing management options for your menopause follows that same rule. And, generally speaking, which option you choose depends on your priorities. Watch this video tutorial to address this phenomenon of trade-offs and priorities in the world of menopause management.

Tutorial 80 of series

The Estrogen Window of Opportunity

Would you believe that you have an “Estrogen Window of Opportunity”? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Most women haven’t. In this tutorial, I’ll introduce you to the topic. Don’t miss this window of opportunity to learn about your estrogen window of opportunity. If you do, the window could close on you forever, along with a lot of opportunities.

Tutorial 81 of series

Symptoms of Menopause & The Estrogen Window of Opportunity

You know that long list of symptoms of menopause? It seems like every part of your body bothers you in some way or another. Do you know which of those symptoms fall into the estrogen window of opportunity? Which ones suffer the most without estrogen? Which symptoms are irreversible once the damage is done? Tune into this video to find out.

Tutorial 82 of series

Diseases of Menopause & The Estrogen Window of Opportunity

So how does this concept of “the estrogen window of opportunity” apply to the long-term diseases that are associated with menopause? That’s the stuff that really matters in the big picture. IF you aren’t aware of this, it could be curtains for you. So be sure to watch this video and keep your opportunities open.

Tutorial 83 of series

Risk for DISEASES of Menopause & The Estrogen Window of Opportunity

Do you know which three dreaded diseases you can prevent by understanding the estrogen window of opportunity? Do you know how much of a difference you can make in your future by learning about them? Most women would answer, “No” to both questions. Don’t waste this opportunity to make one of the biggest differences you’ll ever make in your life. Watch this video.

Tutorial 84 of series

What KIND of Estrogen Can Prevent Diseases Associated With Menopause

Have you ever wondered if all estrogen products are created equal when it comes to preventing the diseases that are associated with menopause? Do pills that you swallow do the same thing as creams that you insert into your vagina? Wouldn’t it be awful to use a particular form of estrogen, thinking it protected you from heart attack, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s Disease … only to discover years later that it doesn’t serve that purpose? Join me in this video, and I’ll teach you what you need to know to avoid such a mistake.

Tutorial 85 of series

How Much Estrogen Do You Need to Prevent Diseases of Menopause

Have you ever wondered if all estrogen products are created equal when it comes to preventing the diseases that are associated with menopause? Do pills that you swallow do the same thing as creams that you inset into your vagina? Wouldn’t it be awful to use a particular form of estrogen, thinking it protected you from heart attack, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s Disease … only to discover years later that it doesn’t serve that purpose? Join me in this video, and I’ll teach you what you need to know to avoid such a mistake.

Tutorial 86 of series

What Happens If You Don’t Take Estrogen Replacement Therapy for Menopause

I’ve taught you all about the Estrogen Window of Opportunity, and how taking estrogen in the first 5 – 10 years of your post-menopause can decrease your risk for certain diseases. So, you might just wonder what happens if you don’t take estrogen replacement for menopause. Join me in this video to get a logical, down-to-earth answer.

Tutorial 87 of series

When to START Taking Estrogen Replacement Therapy for Menopause

If you’ve heard of “The Estrogen Window of Opportunity,” you might wonder when to start taking estrogen before your window of opportunity closes. Understanding the importance of timing is so critical. Join me in this video tutorial to learn all about it.

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