perimenopause symptoms

If you’re not properly prepared for what’s coming, the onset of menopause can be overwhelming and confusing. Today, we’ll give you a brief overview of the most common menopause symptoms so you know what to expect during the change. We’ll also double down on why it’s crucial to…

Would you like some GSM with your GSM? Acronyms. We use them socially: FOMO, YOLO, LOL, LMAO. We use them in business: SIM Card, KISS, MBA, POS. We use them for famous people: MLK, JFK, RBG. We use them for organizations: NASA, NFL, FIFA. And…

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Why, oh why, oh why is hormone therapy (HT/HRT) so complicated? For one thing, there’s no shortage of information. Google the words “hormone replacement therapy” and see what happens. I got 63,400,000 results. It would be so much easier if those results all had the same story…

And speaking of education, there’s a New Sheriff in town! Her name is Dr Jen Gunter, and she’s kicking ass and taking names.   She’s got Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness company Goop in her sights and she takes exception to some of the products – for example, something that…

I love this study, and it’s Canadian! And it shows that menopause education is SO-O-O-O important. Coming out of Edmonton, Alberta, a recent study demonstrated that menopausal women who understand their symptoms and treatment options, fared much better than those who did not receive the same information.…

scalp care

Hello!   The seasons are changing here in Canada towards fall. Kids are back to school, summer vacations have come to an end. My summer has been spent digging into my studies with The International Association of Trichology. I feel like I am in medical school at the…

Vergo Woman Blog | Understanding Vaginal Infections

Understanding Vaginal Infections 101   Is something not quite right down there? Are you experiencing itching, or a burning sensation when you pee? Is sex painful? Is your vaginal discharge a strange colour, or smelly? These are all signs of an infection. Understanding vaginal infections is no walk…

Menopause & Alzheimer’s | Vergo Woman Blog

BIG Research You Gotta Know About Meet Neuroscientist Dr. Lisa Mosconi. She is researching why twice as many women as men get Alzheimer’s. Dr. Mosconi was studying the female brain during menopause to find answers and discovered a menopause-Alzheimer’s link.   As we understand it today, Alzheimer’s has…