In today’s over-prescribed, oversized yet undernourished society, we often find ourselves plagued with inexplicable ailments. I’m not talking about the hot-flash-weight-gain-tender-breast-migraine symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. I’m talking about more chronic, everyday symptoms. As with menopause symptoms, many people are seeking out alternative treatments to prescription drugs. Interestingly, while people often look to eliminate troublesome […]
If you’re going through perimenopause or menopause, your husband might just ask for some alone time (all alone, that is) on Father’s Day! Chances are he has witnessed you tossing, turning and throwing off the bed covers at night. He probably has heard you complain ad nauseam about hot flashes. He likely has been the
Experiencing weight gain???? Got a get-fit resolution? You’re not alone. Problem is, of all of the Americans who ring in the New Year with a resolution, 35 percent of them ditch their vows by the end of January, according to one FranklinCovey survey. Meanwhile, by year’s end, only 23 percent of people have kept their
Lose weight, save money. Sounds like a good deal, right? Well, researchers at Duke Medicine have found that healthcare costs increase with body mass index (BMI). For instance, the yearly healthcare costs for a person with a BMI of 19 are $2,368, while a person with a BMI of 45 or greater spends $4,880 on healthcare costs each year.
Deck the halls! The holidays are here! It’s time to celebrate our health, happiness, families—and try not to a) have a stress-induced hot flash or b) take our fat pants out of retirement.
Want to make your holidays a little less stressful—and sinful—this year? Follow this stress- and flab-slashing advice