Occasional problems with sleep are common at midlife, often secondary to hot flashes and night sweats, or anxiety and depression—which often occur together in midlife women. Between 20 and 40 percent of women have sleep disorders, and women in perimenopause often need more sleep and suffer from insomnia more often than do men of the […]
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Heart disease is the leading killer of women over the age of 50 and heart attacks are twice as deadly for women as they are for men. Statistics (which need not apply to you) show that one in two women will eventually die of some kind of heart disease—either coronary artery disease causing a heart attack or a stroke (a stroke is just a “heart attack” of the brain)! In contrast, one woman in twenty-five will die of breast cancer.
If you have ever maintained a yard or garden for any period of time you have most likely encountered dandelions. It seems like just when everything else is looking good, there they are. You try to pull them just to find them popping us somewhere else. They sure can be annoying! But did you know […]
Many of the most popular drugs being prescribed for millions have significant side effects that just don’t outweigh the risks. There are four drugs, which are frequently prescribed to women, that fall into this category. Read on to find out which drugs I personally would not take.