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One of the main reasons changing one’s dietary habits is difficult for most women, especially when approaching or experiencing menopause, is that there is a missing “link” in understanding the importance in healthy eating. Protein, known as “the building block of life,” which are utilized in every single cell…
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Each and every woman will experience menopause at some point in her life, usually between her late 40s and early 50s. Below are answers to six common questions women have as they enter this, thought to be daunting, stage of their life. 1. What even is “menopause”? Menopause is…
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Although heard time and time again, healthy habits are incredibly important to incorporate into one’s life. This is especially true for women as they age, specifically right before and during menopause, since your body is experiencing so many changes. Below are 4 simple habits to get you started on…
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Do you feel hopeless against menopausal symptoms – primarily hot flashes? You are not alone. Many, if not all women that go through menopause, are subject to notorious hot flashes. The good news is that there are specific foods that can be avoided to fend off the severity and…
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Midlife can be tough. Our bodies don’t bounce back like they used to. Managing our weight seems to require a lot more work than ever before. We are gaining fat in places where it never existed before (spare tire, anyone?). Sound familiar? As a physician in midlife, I was…
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YES!  It is absolutely possible to maintain your weight during the holiday season!  Despite multiple holiday parties and good cheer, with a few simple tips and tricks you can put an end to those extra holiday pounds.   What’s my secret weapon?  FASTING. I know what you are thinking……….
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Are hot flashes and night sweats driving you crazy? You are not alone! As many as 80% of women will experience these two most common symptoms of menopause. What makes it worse? Studies show that these symptoms can last 7 years or longer, and have a huge impact on…
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There are three reasons exercise is great for your sex life: first, if you’re exercising regularly, you’ll be feeling better, looking better, and have an all-around better body image. A study published in Sexual Medicine Reviews found that improvements in sexual arousal following acute exercise appear to be driven…
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We were down to the wire. I had agreed to co-host a Sip & Stroll fundraiser for my kids school. Each of the three homes on the stroll were supposed to serve appetizers to our guests, and I was struggling to find something that would require little preparation, and…

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