Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months.
When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl... Read more
Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens... Read more
So hard #menopause I am always hungry and eat, eat, eat and forgot I ate something and didn't log. Is it possible to lose belly at this age? Ugh, hate menopause! I feel old, just turned 48 yesterday! Sucks!... Read more
Menopause and stress have really taken a toll on me over the years. I'm so ready to take my health back and get my weight down to a healthy number.
Turning 50 last year threw me into a depression for a short time, and now 51 is cre... Read more
Need ideas for natural remedies for menopause hot flashes and torrential sweats!! I have been on Premarin for about a year. Now I have torrential sweats during the days. Very hard to be at work or store have have sweat pouring off me... Read more
I'm new. sick of the weight I've put on since 2005.... I'm bouncing all over with a menopause thing and gaining in my upper body... belly especially. Guess I'm needing a low carb diet and where can i find that menu and what about vitamins? #lowcarb... Read more
Menopause and Type 2 DiabetesMenopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome it and those who dread it. There’s also a lot of discussion about whether it’s something that should be “treated” or left to occur... Read more
Good-for-You GuideYou've supported them in hundreds of bras, figured out what shirts make them look bigger (or smaller)—maybe nourished your kids with them. You want to give your breasts the respect they deserve. As they change with time, t... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women notice i... Read more
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