How To Have Fun While Getting In Shape
Apr03

How To Have Fun While Getting In Shape

Night sweats, weight gain, and mood swings are just a few of the symptoms you might experience when you reach the menopause phase that will probably kick in during your 40s or 50s.   While the symptoms can be inconvenient and even disruptive to your daily routine, there are things you can do to improve your overall health during your menopausal years. One of those things is regular exercise that will help you safeguard against...

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Positive Menopause
Feb18

Positive Menopause

For women, menopause is generally a daunting process. We hear so much doom and gloom talk of hot flashes, not being able to sleep, mood swings, and weight gain. Yes this does happen to women, however it doesn’t have to be so. There are a few key areas of lifestyle integration that are crucial to embrace, in order to breeze through menopause and see it as a gateway to freedom as I have and others around me have experienced first hand....

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Menopause: The Basics
Dec24

Menopause: The Basics

As women, many of us didn’t get information about menopause from our mothers because they just didn’t want to talk about it. My own mother used to say “You’ll think you’re going crazy.”  Rest assured ladies, menopause is not about “going crazy!” But by having some basic info on menopause for women, this “change of life” will make more sense when it’s your turn to go through it.   Menopause is the transition between...

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Recognizing The Beginning Stages Of Menopause
Sep05

Recognizing The Beginning Stages Of Menopause

We women are blessed with estrogen-filled body cells, which sets us up for changes along life’s pathway. I always say, “aren’t we just sooo lucky?” First we got a “menstrual cycle”, even before our moms said we were old enough to wear makeup! Along came cramps, bloating, fatigue, and generally feeling like heck. When we got used to that, we experienced PMS, (which we thought stood for “Practically a Murderer Sometimes”). You...

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Menopause and Diet: Can Eating the Right Foods Help?
Aug21

Menopause and Diet: Can Eating the Right Foods Help?

Menopause and its many symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, memory loss, weight gain, and sleep loss, can make life miserable. What causes these symptoms and what can we do about them? We know that it’s the hormonal changes that occur just before and during menopause that cause these symptoms, (and 29 others according to the website www.34-menopause-symptoms.com), and for many years we felt that we only had two options: Tough...

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The Scoop On Black Cohosh For Menopause Symptoms
Jul11

The Scoop On Black Cohosh For Menopause Symptoms

While navigating through menopause, many women experience intense symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes. These menopause symptoms are very uncomfortable, at the very least. As the natural health care industry becomes more popular, finding natural remedies to help reduce these symptoms becomes more common as well. The root, Black Cohosh, is a natural supplement that has reduced the frequency and intensity of night sweats and hot...

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