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7 Ways to Train Your Brain To Sleep Better, Naturally

Are you tired and worn out ... and tired of taking sleeping pills? In the United States, insomnia is a big problem. The CDC estimates that in the past month between 35 and 45% of Americans fell asl…

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Take Time to Nurture Yourself

Women are often the primary nurturers. Women carry the pregnancy and breast-feed the baby. They are the epicenter of healthcare decisions for the family and are more likely to be the caregiver whe…

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Cool Remedies for Hot Flashes

Stop suffering from the effects of hot flashes.  There are many great natural remedies to help restore hormonal balance.  Here are some of my favorite cool remedies for hot flashes: Maca A tradi…

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3 Theories on Why Alzheimer’s Hits Women Harder Than Men

Women who develop symptoms of Alzheimer's disease typically face a faster rate of decline of their mental functioning than men in the same stage of the disease, according to a recent analysis. Rese…

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Is Marriage Healthy For You?

Valentine's Day is still fresh in our minds as is Obama's State of The Union Address, where among other things, he has promised healthcare for all. So to me it seems only logical to ask, "Is marriage …

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Perimenopause: What’s Happening?

I’ve never worried about the “change of life” before. Ever. I mean I’ve actually looked forward to it after years of Stage IV Endometriosis and cramps that have left me crying, cuddled in the corner l…

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The Pause In Perimenopause

By: Melanie Bates Oh. Dear. God. Above… I think I’m having hot flashes. Is it menopause? Perimenopause? Just-o’-pause? Come on baby, light my fire? I’ve never worried about the “change …

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Non-Hormone Treatment Found to Reduce Hot Flashes

The recent North American Menopause Society (NAMS) meeting revealed several new treatments that are going to give women a non-estrogen choice for treating hot flashes. I reported on low-dose paroxetin…

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Menopause & Estrogen After The Women’s Health Initiative

Millions of women in menopause are afraid to take estrogen and struggle to deal with their symptoms. But for many, that isn't necessary. In the 10 years since one of the most significant papers in wom…

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Embracing Sexuality in Midlife

"Think of yourself as the main character in a novel or motion picture that is being written by the choices that you make or the roles you play, and by whether you are committed to your own story. Yo…

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