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 […]
Just what is a “blue zone?” It’s an area where people live beyond age 100. These pockets may become more and more prevalent in the coming years. People over 90 are the fastest growing segment in our society today! When people hear this, they have one of three reactions: to freak, shriek, or cheer. I’m all for cheering! Centenarian consciousness is alive and well, and just waiting to be copied.
Tips for fighting fatigue: Life can be busy and stressful, leaving many of us feeling exhausted. Women’s health and wellness expert Dr. Christiane Northrup reminds us that one of the most important things we need to do for our health is to get enough sleep, and offers tips to help fight fatigue. The contents of […]