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
Hi, I'm 57y/o with hypothyroidism and menopause trying to lose about 30 pounds, have lost 25. my work hours have made it difficult to workout so motivation is low. Has anyone had this problem? Need a buddy... Read more
Hi I'm 55 and put on 35 -40 pounds with menopause. I used to lose weight easily but I more. Not sure how to sign up to be a buddy but I will be a buddy. Monday is the start of my fourth week and I've lost six pounds.... Read more
I am Shellie. I went into menopause in February of 2012 and I have been struggling with the same 20 pound gain since. It doesn't seem to matter what I do, I get to a certain point on the scale and then my body yo-yo's up a pound dow... Read more
I'm going through menopause and have overhauled my diet to very healthy and have always exercised religiously. Even with a huge change in nutrition, in the last month I have not lost a pound or any inches. Don't know what to do?... Read more
A nose bleed can go on pretty long. But if you tear a piece of heavy duty brown paper bag and hold it to the roof of your mouth the blood will clot and stop the nose bleed. It works very fast. I've used this many times both on kids and adults282... 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 not... Read more
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