29
Aug

How To Feel Better and Control Weight in Perimenopause

Have you had difficulty with weight control, bloating or fullness? Have you ever taken an antibiotic, eaten too much junk food, or taken some other medication that didn’t agree with your stomach? Have you every had brain fog, low energy, irritability or bad skin and gone to the doctor and not been able to find …

23
Jan

Recipe for Persimmon Cookies – A Healthy Treat

It has been a busy day and sometimes I like to power down a notch by doing something enjoyable and relaxing. Today, it was baking cookies.   My mom is a terrific baker and has a recipe for persimmon cookies that I love, so, I bet you can guess what got baked in the kitchen. …

19
Dec

5 Tips for a Healthy New Year

Menopause is known as the change, but things don’t have to change for the worse. In fact, for many women, menopause is the beginning of a new opportunity to enjoy the life they want to live and for healthy aging. Here are my top 5 tips to “change” for the better and have a healthy …

5
Dec

Delicious and Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

From Thanksgiving though New Years pumpkin pie is a staple of the American Diet. This recipe is from Chef Kevin from Community Servings. It’s delicious so I’m sharing it with you! They provide food that has the ability to heal not just the sick, but the loved ones who care for them. Chef Kevin loves sweet …

28
Nov

Important Facts about Falling and How To Prevent Falls

It’s winter and that means slippery ice on the ground in many parts of the country… So it’s time to think about how to prevent falls more often than usual. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. …

2
Nov

Diabetes Song in Honor of Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month. And diabetes definitely needs more awareness. There are approximately 114 million people in the U.S. affected by diabetes. 30 million have the disease and 84 million more people have prediabetes meaning their blood sugar is elevated but not yet quite to the point that they are diagnosed with diabetes.   …

12
Sep

Can Estrogen Fix Your Belly Fat and Control Your Weight?

Do you have love handles? Muffin top? Spare tire? Menopot? Jelly belly? The list of disparaging terms women use for the belly fat from menopause goes on and on. As they stare into the mirror at their once-svelte bodies and try to zip up a favorite pair of pants, they wonder what is going on. …

13
Jul

Glucosamine, Exercise and Menopause Symptoms

Are you suffering from arthritis? Worried about diabetes? In or around menopause? The June issue of Menopause had new information about glucosamine, a common over-the-counter supplement.   First of all, arthritis and arthritic pain is extremely common. It affects over 40 million people in the United States and over 350 million people worldwide. Most people …

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 …

6
Mar

Estrogen and Belly Fat – Discover estrogen’s role in Jelly belly

Do you think estrogen causes belly fat? Are you worried jelly belly in inevitable. Belly fat and menopause go hand in hand for many women – but it doesn’t have to be that way.   And the confusion about the impact of estrogen on weight adds to the reluctance that many women have about taking …

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