“Healing can occur in the present only when we allow ourselves to feel, express, and release emotions from the past that we have suppressed or tried to forget. Many illnesses are quite simply the end result of emotions that have been stuffed, unacknowledged, and inexperienced for years. Tears contain toxins that the body needs to get rid of. We cannot feel the height of our joy unless we have felt the depths of our sadness or pain.”
I have been an advocate for women (and men) taking control of their health for decades. Yet, sadly our medical freedom is under attack now more than ever with health care providers, insurance companies, governments, and schools dictating how we take care of our health and the health of our families. One question I get […]
Every year, millions of women cope with pain. Women are more likely to experience chronic pain syndromes, such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, migraines, and other painful conditions, than men. This has a lot to do with your life’s circumstances—and what you believe your life can be like. Layered onto this are real physiological factors that affect the overall health of your body and your ability to heal.
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 […]