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Awkward Menopause Questions Answered

95513818Menopause can be a scary and confusing time with all of the changes that happen to your body because of fluctuation hormones.  While you may be embarrassed to talk to your health care professional about awkward questions that you many …

Early Menopause – Not All About Aging

Early menopause pertains to the cessation of the menstrual cycle and associated reproductive hormones before the age of 40 years old.  Menopause generally occurs at an average age of 51 years old, with some women experiencing menopause during their late …

Male Menopause is No Joke

infertilityPeople joke about men having a mid-life crisis and going through menopause like women do, but it is no joke; male menopause is real. Doctors usually refer to it as androgen or testosterone decline.

Male menopause occurs when the hormone …

Menopause and Hot Flashes

MenopauseIf you’re a middle-aged woman, going through menopause, you may have experienced the “dreaded” hot flash. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of warmth, usually felt in the face, neck and chest. These areas may turn red and …

Menopause and Weight Gain

menopauseAlmost all women going through menopause experience symptoms, and likely one of the most un -nerving symptom is some form of weight gain. These added pounds can also pack on a variety of health concerns that put a woman …

If you want better blood pressure avoid these popular supplements

avoid St. John’s Wort for better blood pressureWhen it comes to treating ailments, many of us like to opt for natural remedies. Studies continue to come out on the effectiveness of supplements and natural remedies. But as the influx of going naturally grows, it’s important to …

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Facts and prevention

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms and preventionWhat was once only available in certain industries now appear to be everywhere. And if you didn’t know how to use one at first you very well better amp up your skills. What exactly are we talking about? Well computers …

Osteoporosis prevention diet plan

7 Quick tips to improve your bone density

tips to improve bone mineral densityStand tall and proud and consider this: In many ways, our bones define who we are. They give us our size and shape, they also keep us moving and upright. We wouldn’t get very far without them – but when …

Natural health: Best herbs for women

best-herbs-for-female-healthIf you’re going to talk about women’s health – and the best herbs for female health – you’ve got to talk about hormones! Whether it’s premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and herbal remedies for menstrual cramps in young girls, or natural herbs …

Effect of aging on bones and the foods to recover bone health

BonesWhile we’re often thinking about our skin and hair (and how they change with age!), we don’t always give our bones the same kind of consideration. But we should.

When it comes to bone health facts, there are some important …

Quit smoking with these natural nicotine substitutes

SmokeDo you remember how old you were when you had your first cigarette? Maybe it seems like a distant memory, and now that you’re older there seems to be no point in quitting –but there is! No matter how long …

Do women hold the secret to long life and good health?

why-women-live-longer-than-menI’m aiming to live to 100 – but a 100 quality years where I’m still able to move around and get on my bike, read good books and enjoy great food that doesn’t need to be pureed for spoon-feeding. The …

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