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About the Mastering Menopause program

Your toolkit to feel better now

Women need clear information and great resources in preparation for experiencing midlife,  menopause, and post-menopause.

There has been a real lack of reliable information and guidance about the physical and emotional transition into midlife and menopause. As a result, too many women have dreaded this natural process and needlessly suffered alone in silence and discomfort. We need to change that by being prepared, talking openly about what to expect and sharing good information so you can feel supported, confident and prepared to make informed choices. I created The Mastering Menopause Program as a resource to teach, comfort and empower you to experience midlife and the menopause journey with knowledge and confidence. Mastering Menopause is designed to help you understand your body’s natural process, create a proactive mindset, and love your life at 40 and beyond!


Give yourself the gift of good health and a great mindset


I'm Dr. Ellen Johnson

I experienced a rapid transition to menopause

When I was only 42, I experienced rapid onset menopause due to chemotherapy for breast cancer. It was at a time when my life and career had just started to soar. Spoiler alert: I’m okay! Still here 20 years later! I had drenching hot flashes and night sweats, I couldn’t sleep, my memory decided to work part-time, my cycles were unpredictable and, at times, very heavy. Beyond all that fun, I felt fatigued, invisible, and very alone. I continued to work and didn’t talk about my (sometimes pretty embarrassing) and disruptive symptoms. I just did my best to power through.

Despite all my medical training and having a great team of doctors, no one really had any answers and I felt lost. Soon after, I began to notice I wasn’t alone. Many of my patients were quietly struggling with menopause and midlife changes in general – not just those who were undergoing breast cancer treatment- and the consensus feedback was that their doctors largely dismissed their symptoms as part of aging.

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And therein lies the problem:

Women need access and education about what changes to expect in our bodies and the challenges of midlife so we can make decisions from an informed stance

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How much we know and how we approach our bodies affects the choices we make

Not just with menopause, but in every aspect of our mental and physical health.

It is my greatest joy to counsel and empower women to understand and love their bodies and gain a confidence they never thought possible in midlife and beyond. I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve women every single day.

It’s not just about menopause

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There’s far more to women’s health and wellness at midlife than menopause, hot flashes and hormone replacement.

Mastering Menopause was created by a woman physician who understands women’s unique concerns at midlife. It includes everything you need to love your body, look and feel your best and live your life with abundant joy and renewed energy.

You deserve the gift of health and self love

Healthy is Beautiful

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"Ellen cares about women's health and has devoted her life to medicine. She has a deep understanding and empathy of all the issues women face and I appreciate this resource tremendously. I trust her recommendations and will follow the advice given throughout this course." 

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"Mastering Menopause delivers knowledgeable advice and reassuring guidance to help women navigate their own menopause experience."

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"Great overview of a topic that goes largely overlooked and is in some circles taboo. Easy to navigate course which can be moved through at your own pace."


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"Whether you are looking forward to menopause or dreading it, this site will give you the information you need to adjust to the next phase of your life in a healthy and happy way". 


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"Ellen is an incredible resource for all perimenopausal women! Her course offers a wealth of information in a way that is easy to digest and simple to follow. I love how customizable it is, as no woman's experience is exactly alike!"


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"This is a fantastic resource for anyone in and around menopause. It is very comprehensive and easy to follow in terms that are easy to understand for anyone. I love how I can jump to topics that are specific to my needs and have all of the research all in one place. There is information that surpassed my expectations about women’s health and skincare that I didn’t necessarily relate to menopause in the course as well. What an incredibly well thought out, easy to understand, and approachable course!"


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"Mastering Menopause is going to be my “one stop shop” as I go through this journey."



WHAT’S INSIDE the Program

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Easy, Evidence Based Information and Solutions

I have curated and simplified the most current, evidence-based women’s health information to answer every possible question about menopause. When you enroll in my Mastering Menopause course, you’ll automatically receive news and information about treatments, studies, advice, and progress.


A Personalized Toolkit

A Personalized Toolkit

I’ve designed a customizable plan that begins with you. I’ll help you build a menopause toolkit that your body and mind will thank you for. You’ll get a personalized health history form that will help you organize your relevant medical information in one place. You’ll pick remedies best suited for your specific needs and preferences. You’ll have a solid grasp of what to discuss and where your preferences lean already! And finally, you’ll have a list of informed questions to ask your doctor so they can get straight to the point and not waste precious time.

With your Preferences and Options worksheet in hand, no more leaving the doctor’s office frustrated about the question you forgot to ask!

Flexible Scheduling

Flexible Scheduling

We are busy women! That’s why when you sign up for Mastering Menopause, your lessons will be available 24-7 in a clean, simple format that’s easy to read and digest. No boring lectures or extended courses. I’ve designed this to be fun, so your education doesn’t feel like schoolwork. You can create your own adventure, on your own time, by selecting only the topics that apply to your specific needs. Everything is linked so you can find exactly what you need to know!

 It’s women’s health, simplified.

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Inside the 6 modules of the program, you’ll find the answers to all of your questions in a simple, easy to access format that is always available to you on your phone, tablet or computer!

what you will learn:

In Lesson One, I’ll take you to mini-medical school, and, in a fun and clear format, remind you of the basic female menstrual anatomy and hormone cycles so you will have a good framework to understand the reasons behind the symptoms, treatments and remedies we will be discussing throughout the course. I promise it will be fun, brief, and mostly.…simple, clear and highly relevant.

Here you’ll find a well organized, easy to navigate list of all the changes you may experience in your body and discuss how the menopause transition can affect mood, sleep, sex drive and relationships. The menopause experience is natural, and unique to each woman. Not everyone will experience the same symptoms. But, don’t worry. Information is power. Just knowing what to possibly expect, and how to know whether what you are experiencing is a normal part of menopause or something that you should discuss with your doctor will be empowering. And, for each symptom, you’ll find curated information about the available management options so you don’t have to go searching.

In the third lesson, we’ll continue your education by discussing the treatments and remedies available based on sound medical evidence. I’ll break down exactly what’s available for each symptom type so you can learn about the areas most helpful to your experience. You can skip over the information that may not apply to you. But, you’ll have a good reference if you begin to experience additional symptoms in the future. Knowing what your options are and what does and doesn’t work feels good!! No need to waste time and money on things that haven’t proven effective.

In the fourth lesson, I’ll help you understand the evidence regarding the major diet and exercise plans so you can pick the best option for you without having to navigate through mountains of articles, books and Google searches. Wondering what the menopause medical experts recommend? I’ll break it down for you here and bring you the important take home message.

In Lesson Five, we’ll discuss the fun things.…how to look good and feel your best! We’ll dive into skin care, including options from lotions to lasers, Botox and more. You don’t have to suffer with hair in places you don’t want, and we’ll discuss what to do about thinning hair. Tip to toe, we’ll address, teeth and oral hygiene, clothing, hands, feet, etc. We’ll cover it all!

This is perhaps the most important section of all! I’ll dispel much of the negative hype about menopause. We’ll discuss the relationship of mindset to health and aging. Not to worry…the news is good! Research shows that the post menopause years are a time when we are often the most comfortable in our own skin and free to explore creative, athletic and business pursuits that we were far too busy to even think about earlier in our lives. Optimizing your health leaves you in the best position to fully enjoy all the opportunities that lie ahead! You may enjoy this section most of all!


When you join the program you'll receive special access to helpful resources, recommended reading, and trusted products and services so you can look and feel your best and stay up to date.

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Mastering Menopause Bonuses

Get these special bonuses where you’ll find links to trusted products, helpful resources and recommended reading so you can look and feel your best and stay up to date.

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    free 30 minute video by a certified weight loss coach

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Mastering Menopause is a friendly and approachable guide to an overwhelming and often avoided topic. The content is comprehensive, reassuring, and chock-full of useful tips and resources every woman should know about.

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Mastering Menopause has EVERYTHING! It not only discusses menopause, but wellness, other medical issues as we age, relationships, mindset.... It's a fantastic place to learn and to help us manage and navigate these next years."

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Get Mastering Menopause and empower your life

Just one payment of $249, then only $10 per month after that!