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Why You Need Good Balance in Midlife and Beyond

Have you seen an article in your facebook feed telling you that a simple sitting test can predict how long you'll live? Unlike so many of the Facebook tests you find in your feed, this one, believe it or not, has some validity. So let's see how long we have left, shall we? The test itself is fairly simple. Stand in...

Your Complete Guide to the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Are you experiencing signs of menopause or perimenopause, such as hot flashes, weight gain or mood swings? It turns out that many symptoms you might be experiencing are caused by the hormonal changes of menopause and perimenopause. Here's a complete list of menopause and perimenopause symptoms and what causes them. This is our...

How to Lose Weight after Menopause: Why You Gain Weight and How You Can Lose It

It’s unfortunate but true. Most women gain weight after 50 when their body goes through menopause. But there’s good news! If you know the facts about what causes weight gain during menopause you can learn how to lose weight after menopause. Here are some causes of weight gain in menopause and perimenopause and what’s worked for...

What Happens During Menopause and Perimenopause with Your Hormones

If you understand what happens during menopause and perimenopause with your hormones, you'll understand better how to relieve your symptoms. For example, the menopause symptoms you are experiencing may be caused by a hormone imbalance causing too much estrogen. Here's an overview of what these hormones actually do and how the levels can change during perimenopause...

This Test Will Accurately Measure Your Metabolism

It’s January and like so many people after the holidays, I’m looking to drop a few pounds. Between holiday indulgences and my postmenopause metabolism, I currently weigh more than I ever have and I’m just tired of carrying the extra weight.  But, I’m not going on a juice cleanse or following a fad diet. Instead, I’m focusing on two...