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Do you know the many benefits of intermittent fasting? If you are like most people, you probably have been raised on “three square meals” every day. And chances are you also believe that breakfast is the most important meal. The truth is, the benefits of intermittent fasting are proven, and yet there is little to no […]
A couple years ago, I took a workshop with Jill Rogers called the Seven Sacred Steps. Jill started the workshop with a ritual in which she looked deep into each of our eyes and said, "You are whole, complete, and lacking in nothing." Tears welled up in my eyes as I felt the truth of this statement from both a soul perspective and as a deep sadness because I still hadn't found the love (spelled MAN) I was looking for in my life. Fast-forward a couple years. I now feel "whole, complete, and lacking in nothing." And guess what? This is NOT because Prince Charming finally rode up to my doorstep. Nope. It is because I have internalized some key things about independence and true love.
Do you need a digital detox? While technology has made our lives easier in many ways, studies show that the constant use of digital technology can also make us less focused, less productive and less social while also making us feel more stressed. The constant streaming of digital technology can strain your relationships, ruin a […]
One lifestyle habit above all others increases your chances of living a long, happy life. This is known as the Roseto Effect. Here's how to create it!
The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study scientifically validates something many physicians, including me, have experienced. The environment that you are raised in can have a significant impact on your health and habits for a long, long time.
Currently 40 percent of women older than fifty-five have elevated cholesterol levels. Because this condition is so common, I recommend that midlife women have a baseline lipid profile measuring total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, and HDL cholesterol so they know where they stand.
The adrenal glands are your body's primary "shock absorbers." These two little thumb-sized glands sitting on top of your kidneys produce hormones including norepinephrine, cortisol and DHEA that allow you to respond to the conditions of your daily life in healthy and flexible ways.
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 […]
Back pain persists as one of our culture’s most debilitating and costly health problems. Back and neck pain disable an estimated five million Americans, at an annual cost of $20 to $50 billion. In the U.S., back pain is listed second only to colds and flu as a primary reason for physician visits. Given that […]
Many people experience fatigue every now and then. An NIH study showed that 38% of U.S. workers reported feeling fatigued. Despite the fact that fatigue is not something you should expect to experience as you grow older, many women at midlife complain about fatigue. Most of the time fatigue is related to something that is […]