11
Aug

How to Navigate the 7 Cs of Menopause

You’ve probably heard the term “Seven Seas.” It refers to the world’s seven largest bodies of water: the North and South Pacific Oceans, the Southern Pacific or Antarctic Ocean, the North and South Atlantic Oceans, the Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. It implied a great journey, challenging navigation and an element of adventure.   …

31
May

Ask Dr. Mache about HOT FLASHES

Are you looking for a way to get your most pressing menopause questions answered? This video of last week’s Facebook LIVE was to over 1,500 women who listed to a short introduction about hot flashes and then asked their most important questions. I believe you will find this helpful. I wanted to share it here …

30
May

Walking Meditation

If  you want to do a meditation but don’t think sitting is the best way to go about it, try this walking meditation. You can walk anywhere while you do it. Put out a yoga mat and just walk back and forth on this seemingly small space. Find a safe area like a hallway with …

24
May

This Body – How Well Do You Take Care of Your Body/

My philosophy is to take care of the SUM of you and not just SOME of you. It’s important to be able to offer the latest medical information and treatments, but it’s also important to offer a holistic approach. That’s my philosophy. For this blog post, I decided to say this another way. Let me …

19
Apr

Lessons Learned From A Raisin

Most people like raisins. They pop a small handful into their mouth and enjoy them for a moment. Maybe pop in another small handful or repeat a few more times.   As part of a mindfulness course I’m taking, we did an exercise that created a different raisin experience. It required me to select one …

13
Mar

Do You Really Want to Be Healthy and Happy?

By: Ed & Deb Shapiro Do you want to be well? Really? Think about it, about what it would be like to have nothing to complain about? To have nothing special about you? We have to be honest. Are we ready to have no specific reason why people should pay us attention? How many of …

21
Nov

My Pelvic Floor Therapy Journey

Suzanne Andrews, star of the PBS show Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews shares her personal journey with pelvic floor therapy. “OK, now, squeeze,” orders the urologist. I lie on the cold hard steel of the gynecology table, my feet nervously cradled in the stirrups, and naked from the waist down. “Now squeeze like you’re trying …

15
Dec

Exercise During the Holidays to Lift Depression

The holidays are a time of joy and happiness. But sometimes this time of year can leave you feeling a bit low. You want to do something about it, but what? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 1 in 9 Americans over age 12 take an antidepressant and 60% will be …

4
Nov

Tchaikovsky used for Music and Medicine – Enjoy!

Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers: If you like Tchaikovsky you will really love this email sent to me by Sylvia Farb – just beautiful Forty students from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance took a classical approach to the flashmob as they flashwaltzed Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers at the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson …

22
Oct

Silent Heart Attacks in Women

  Today, I want to talk to you about something I discuss with many of my menopausal patients and that you may not be aware of. As a woman, you are more at risk of dying of a heart attack than your male counterpart. Can you imagine? Most people think that heart disease is the picture …

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