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
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
You don’t want to complain, but lately you have felt a little tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Sometimes, the pain is sharp. Other times it seems to travel from your wrist up through your arm. You try to shake it off but it just won... Read more
Argh menopause is really throwing my weight loss off. I have constant food cravings. Almost to the point of feeling possessed by some type of hungry monster. I lost 140 pounds prior to menopause. Now it is creeping back on.... Read more
Hi to every sweet soul that is going through this, same hard problem, I call the Ultimate Concrete Wall of All Times. I have been losing weight almost all my life, 50 years before anyone ever really heard of dieting. But now, because of post men... Read more
Debating having my thyroid checked, after reading about it, seems like I have a lot of symptoms that could relate to it. Can't hurt right?? Haven't had it checked since I was 14 and I'm almost 22 now... 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
New Study Shows Soy No Help for Bone Loss or Hot FlashesSoy supplements are reputed to stave off hot flashes, night sweats, and other uncomfortable menopausal symptoms. But the latest in a series of disappointing studies finds that soy supplements d... Read more
Just like booking an Eat-Pray-Love solo trip abroad or visiting a plastic surgeon, bringing up the (formerly) "silent passage" is no longer taboo. Experts and real women revealed all about "second springs" for our by-the-decades s... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. The responses from my first blog overwh... Read more
As some of you may know 3 months ago, I began taking amberen for menopause symptoms. Within a week, the hot flashes had improved and every week, the symptoms dissipated. You are supposed to take it for 3 months and then get off of it so your normal... Read more
my boy friend grabbed me when I almost fell over his (size 50 shoes)
a client grabbed me in terror of falling when taking a bath, as was drunk as a skunk..
I can now see how my heavy bleeding affects my body, the week ef... Read more
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