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
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
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
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
I am a 34 year old Canadian mom of 2 kids, working full time. I have lost 70 lbs,fell off the wagon a tad, just jumped back on after gaining back 10. Looking for a female in a similar position..working, kids, has lost weight but getting back on track... Read more
Hi I am Brenda. Today is my 3rd day and I have to say that this is keeping me on track. Since I have been login my meals, I have realized just how much you can eat on 1200 cals a day. I am not hungry and I have lost 2 lbs in 3 days!... Read more
2nd day of my new get healthier plan...I am the person who goes I want to lose weight & I make all these plans, including menus and snacks and buy all this great healthy food and then stop at Wendy's for Junk....The most I lost was last year when I s... Read more
I am Carl, I live in Cleveland, OH and I am in some desperate need of change. I recently went to get a pinched nerve in my lower back treated where I was turned away for not being healthy enough for an injection. I am 37 years old and dealing with, a... 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
My friends don't believe how much I weigh when I tell them the actual number. That in itself left me uninspired. I always believed I would never have a weight problem. I found out that as you get older, if you don't change your life style to go alon... 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
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 first in a series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
Welcome to Menopause Health and Fitness 10... Read more
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Yesterday I posted on my statusline that I wondered about if things get easier after menopause and I got some very helpful comments!
Thank you to my wise lady friends for your thoughts about life after menopause.... Read more
Have you ever noticed that all of the ads for weight loss are about pretty young things? All of the reality TV show's involving weight loss are all 20, 30 and 40 year olds?
I want to see weight loss shows that involve 50-70 year old women. And not... Read more
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