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Music Makes Menopause Better: Naomi's Party Playlist

Oct 24, 2022

Music Makes Menopause Better: Naomi's Party Playlist

Did you know that music can help your menopause symptoms? Putting on your favorite songs and dancing around your living room can do wonders for mental health. It’s not just the power of a good groove – it’s science. 

Music therapy for managing menopause symptoms is gaining acceptance, according to a 2022 study from published in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

“Music stimulates the secretion of certain neurotransmitters, including dopamine, serotonin, and endorphins and the hormone oxytocin while decreasing the level of circulating stress hormones such as cortisol,” a press release from NAMS stated. “These substances play a role in blood pressure, as well as heart and respiratory rates.”

The field of music therapy and its potential benefits has been fairly untapped until recently. Based on the results of a small study, researchers concluded that listening to music can significantly decrease depression scores and help to reduce the symptoms of menopause in postmenopausal women.  

Has there ever been a better reason to fire up your speakers or hit the club with your best friends? 

In honor of this study, Naomi and Stripes team compiled a playlist of our favorite feel-good songs that take us back to the days of car rides with friends, school dances, and late-night laughter hours. 

Naomi's Playlist: Stripes Party 




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Menopause affects each of us differently, which is why we designed Stripes to be inclusive of all people who experience it. When we make space for each of our unique journeys and needs, we create a collective wisdom that strengthens, empowers, and unites us all.