Kelly Ripa spoke frankly about her expertise with menopause in an episode of her Let’s Talk Off Camera podcast, launched on Thursday, October 4. Whereas interviewing her hormone specialist Dr. Erika Schwartz, Kelly, 53, opened up about connecting along with her as she was going via menopause. Whereas it’s a time of massive change, the speak present host revealed that there was an surprising upside to menopause: no extra durations.

Whereas giving an intro to the physician, Kelly defined that she actually was very completely satisfied to not have her time of the month anymore. “I really like not getting my interval,” she stated. “There I stated it. I don’t thoughts it in any respect. I feel it’s one of many biggest advantages of menopause.”

Except for being glad to not get her interval anymore, Kelly additionally revealed that she was very excited to get to put on white with none worry of it getting messy. The truth is, she referred to as her first Memorial Day to Labor Day run after menopause “the summer season of the white pant.” She joked that she “solely” wore white pants. “You’re capable of put on white pants and never be terrified!” she stated.

Kelly stuns in black on the White Home Correspondent’s Dinner. (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock)

Whereas Kelly saved the particular person’s id a secret, she revealed that she first related to Erika due to a “well-known particular person.” She stated that she often thanked the particular person when she noticed them. “Someday after I might barely sit up, and I used to be like, ‘I don’t know what’s unsuitable with me.’ She stated, ‘You’re in all probability perimenopausal,‘ and I used to be like, ‘No, I get my interval continually,’” she stated. “She was like, ‘Yeah, that’s perimenopause.’”

Kelly was extremely complimentary to the physician, saying that she was very grateful for all of the help she acquired from her. “I feel if I didn’t have you ever, I don’t know what I’d be like proper now,” she stated earlier than introducing her on the present.

This isn’t the primary time that Kelly has opened up about going via menopause. She revealed that she thought she was pregnant along with her fourth youngster in 2020 when she stopped getting her interval in a 2022 interview with Haute Living. “I began taking being pregnant checks every day, however then [my husband] Mark [Consuelos] type of gingerly stated, ‘Might there be another excuse why you’re not getting your interval?’ and me saying, ‘What different motive might there presumably be?’” she advised the outlet. “He actually needed to stroll on eggshells right here [by explaining to me that I was probably going through menopause].”

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