How to Sleep Better at Midlife

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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How Healthy Is Your Poop?

Yep! I’m goin’ there!  Despite the fact that we all poop, it is probably one of those subjects that you don’t talk about – even with your health care practitioner.  I want to change that because your bowel movements are your body’s natural way of detoxing, and your poop can tell you a lot about your health. In fact, it’s is one of the few reminders you get about your health on a daily basis.

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12 Easy Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

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.

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