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
Yuck... I'm taking metformin to help with PCOS symptoms. The good news is that I've lost enough weight that I have to lower my dosage... the bad news is that while I'm figuring it out I have sugar crashes & have to eat extra calories. :-[... Read more
I am 54 and peri menopause and hot flashes, mood swings, hormonal fluctuations and a slower metabolism makes me hold onto weight. I have to move more to burn calories. I do not eat late at night. But boy does weight loss get harder to lose after 50.... Read more
Maybe it's pre menopause but I don't really loose weight at 1200 calories I loose when I'm between 1100 to 1000 a day I exercise and so far I have lost 24 pounds not understanding why I have to eat fewer calories bc I'm eating healthy... Read more
If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team.... 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
If you are old enough to remember the1970’s TV series All in the Family, then you may also remember one of the classic episodes of all time in which Edith goes through "The Change." As a teen, I can recall this episode and thinking how funny it was... 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
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