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Menopause Awareness with Red Hot Mamas Karen Giblin

September 28, 2012


Karen Giblin, a foremost authority on menopausal health & President and Founder of Red Hot Mamas joins eHealth Radio and the Female Health Channel. Red Hot Mamas is the nation's largest menopause education program providing mid-life women's health information and support which began in 1991.

Listen to interview [audio player below] with host Eric Michaels & guest Karen Giblin discuss the following:

  • September is Menopause Awareness Month, but what exactly is menopause and why should listeners raise awareness?
  • What is perimenopause? What is induced menopause?
  • Can you tell us a little about hormone therapy?
  • What are some of the side effects and symptoms of menopause? What exactly is a hot flash?
  • What are some tips for combating hot flashes?  Are there any supplements available that can help with hot flashes?
  • Where can listeners go to get more information about menopause and its solutions?


Karen Giblin is a foremost authority on menopausal health. She is President and Founder of Red Hot Mamas, the nation's largest menopause education program providing mid-life women's health information and support which began in 1991.  Red Hot Mamas programs are offered through hospitals and physician practices in the US and Canada.

Directed by Giblin, the Red Hot Mamas award-winning website,, is highly accredited and provides up-to-date information to help women take charge of their menopause. She is Editor-in Chief of the Red Hot Mamas monthly E-newsletter, The Menopause Minute.  The website and newsletter dispense the latest news on menopause health, medical research, strategies and approaches to guide women through menopause, treatment options, and offers tips on how to make smarter lifestyle choices to live long, healthy lives at menopause and beyond.

Giblin is a frequently quoted source whose insights have appeared in national media and press including The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Reuters News, LA Times, LA Daily News, Newsday, MSNBC, Web MD, Fortune, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Women's Day, Time,  Harper’s Bazaar,  Living Fit,  Pink, Reader's Digest's New Choices, magazines and other publications.  She has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN News, CBS, NBC, Fox TV, Better TV, QVC and other media outlets.

Giblin is co-author of "Eat to Defeat Menopause" (De Capo Publishing, 2011) and "The Manual of Management Counseling for the Perimenopausal and Menopausal Patient"   (Parthenon-CRC Press, 2004).  In addition, she has been the lead investigator and presenter of numerous research projects on women’s health.

She is a member of the International Menopause Society and addressed their "First Global Summit on Menopause" in Zurich, Switzerland about "Women's Perceptions of Hormone Therapy Post WHI".  She is also a member of The North American Menopause Society and former producer and host of “Health Watch” – a radio program dedicated to health issues.

She also served three terms as Selectman, Town of Ridgefield, CT, and was the recipient of the 1995 Elizabeth Blackwell Award/Feminist Leadership Award, from the National Organization of Women.


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