Skip to content

Are you experiencing “brain fog?”

Many women begin to notice increased forgetfulness or difficulty concentrating and thinking clearly during menopause.

What is brain health?

Brain health is a state in which every individual can realize their own abilities and optimize their cognitive, emotional, psychological, and behavioral functioning to cope with life situations.

How many women does this impact? / What is the prevalence?

Brain health is important throughout all stages of a woman’s life. During menopause, many women will report mild cognitive decline (or brain fog), making brain health and optimization especially important during this time.

What are the symptoms?

Women who experience mild cognitive decline during menopause report the following symptoms:

  • Memory loss
  • Reduced processing speed
  • Impaired executive function
  • Brain fog
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Treatment Options

There are many effective and safe ways to optimize your brain health and functioning. These include:

  • Prescription medication
  • Counseling
  • Physical exercise
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Eating well
  • Reduce stress
  • Mental activity (reading, crossword puzzles, puzzles, etc.)
  • Socialization

What to expect on your visit

During your visit, you can expect your care team to listen to and address all of your concerns in a safe and trusted space. A consultation for optimizing your brain health may include:

  • A history and physical examination
  • Labs
  • Imaging
Why does it feel like my brain is changing during menopause?

The changing levels of hormones that happen during menopause can impact brain health. Many women will report mild cognitive decline during menopause.

What are some natural remedies I can use to improve my brain health?

 To improve cognitive skills and function, make sure you are getting enough sleep and eating right. Foods like fatty fishes, green, leafy vegetables, berries, and nuts can support optimal brain health. Activities such as knitting, crocheting, and crossword puzzles can also help.

The HerMD Difference

  • 10 minute appointments
  •  20 – 60 minute appointments
  • Fragmented
  • In-person only
  • Hybrid: in-person and virtual
  • Sterile environment
  • Patient-centric, beautiful and warm
  • Focus on obstetrics, annuals, and STI care
  • Gynecology, sexual health and menopause focused with ISSWSH and NAMS trained providers

HerMD Trailblazers and Changemakers

Meet Your Women’s Healthcare Leadership Team

We’re Revolutionizing Women’s Health Care

But don’t just take our word for it…

  • Nicole Cherry

    Kendra is the best! She is always so personable and easy to talk to and I feel like she is truly listening to me and cares. I will definitely be back and will explore other services/care.

  • Teresa Foreman

    Danielle does such an amazing job. My skin always feels so soft when she is finished. Looking forward to my next appointment. Thank you Danielle!!

  • Kelly Marcum

    Cincinnati, OH

    Donna is the absolute BEST! If you’re looking for a place that listens and cares about you and your health. This is the place. I send all my friends and clients here. Don’t wait. Make your appt today. Get your face and your lady bits taken care of.

  • Peggy Berkemeyer

    Cincinnati, OH

    Michelle and Nadia are a great team! They are always willing to answer all questions and they go above and beyond.

  • Barbara Huckleby

    Cincinnati, OH

    Very professional. Dr. Davidson is easy to talk to. Appointments ran on time. Office was clean and inviting.

  • Tasha McGarvey

    Cincinnati, OH

    I saw Dr Davidson and was extremely impressed by her. She was very relatable, very compassionate and I felt very heard. The office was professional and very willing to explain things and helpful. Thus far I am impressed and looking forward to having Dr Davidson as my healthcare provider.


Get in touch with our Patient Advocate Team

Your Body,
Your Health,



Live your best life - inside and out.

Better care is here

Live your best life - inside and out.