NAMS

How to treat weight gain in menopause

September 22, 2021

Many women gain weight during menopause. Aging and lifestyle are the main factors, and women generally become less active as they go through midlife. At any age, it is known that burning fewer calories increases weight and fat mass. But what can providers do?

Changes in heart health begin in perimenopause

September 22, 2021

“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone.” Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, used Joni Mitchell’s popular song lyrics to introduce the crowd to her session, “Health is Where the Heart Is,” which addressed the connection between heart health and menopause.

Mindset and Wellness: Advising your patients

September 22, 2021

Holly Wyatt, MD’s session, "The Tao of Wellness," kicked off the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) 2021 Annual Meeting. It was the springboard for the Utian Translational Science Symposium, themed “Charting the Path to Health in Midlife and Beyond: The Biology and Practice of Wellness.”

What you need to know about wellness at midlife

September 22, 2021

This week, Contemporary OB/GYN® will be covering the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) 2021 Annual Meeting, which is taking place Sept. 22-25 in Washington, D.C. We spoke with NAMS President Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc about wellness at midlife and why it is crucial in menopause.

Highlights from NAMS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

September 29, 2020

In this video, Senior Editor Angie DeRosa interviews Nanette Santoro, MD, Chair of the 2020 Scientific Program Committee for the Virtual Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

Trauma’s relation to poor sleep and health in midlife women

September 29, 2020

Poor sleep occurs frequently among midlife women, which is significantly linked to childhood and adult trauma, according to a prospective study presented at the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).