10
Dec

When Treatment Causes Menopause

Menopause always comes with challenges. When you are 50ish, the symptoms come on gradually. But when you are younger and still have normal or relatively normal hormone levels, treatment causes an abrupt drop in those hormones, and that causes you to be catapulted into menopause. That large, sudden change in hormones causes large, sudden changes …

8
May

Menopause Symptoms – Before, During and After

How will you change after menopause? Studies show that most women don’t know the answer. It’s the not knowing that leads to fear and worry for so many women.   To make things worse, many doctors don’t diagnose menopause as the cause of the variety symptoms their patients are experiencing.   It’s not surprising. Menopause …

1
May

My Odometer

Monday I hit a milestone birthday. I sat down and wrote this poem put to music played by Ben Schwendener. Listen to the narration over the music. It will add to the flavor. Hope you enjoy it and if you, please comment below.     My odometer turned again One more revolution With multiple conclusions …

28
Mar

Piano Lesson – A Lesson About Life

The scientist Max Planck said, “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” That’s what happened to me at a recent concert when I sat just 10 feet away from two jazz piano masters playing on two grand pianos. Sitting so close, I could not only hear their …

21
Feb

Three Times I Laughed The Hardest

If you’ve ever lost a loved one from cancer or a chronic illness, you know how hard it is to see someone you love suffer, and as time gone by, you’re left struggling with what to do with those sad memories. How do you remember your loved ones in a way that doesn’t bring a …

15
Feb

The Hot Years Issue 43 Now Available…Start reading now…

If you haven’t been getting the latest issue of The Hot Years magazine, your missing out on the #1 Women’s Health digital magazine for perimenopause and menopause. Each issue contains the information our readers have requested to help them feel healthy, happy and hormonally balanced. Enjoy the latest issue below. To get a free subscription …

1
Feb

Cardiovascular Disease Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Adults

This press release from the AMA is one you should look at. It also has a terrific video in the USA link provided below. You’ve got two ears, two lungs, two kidneys….and one heart. That’s why I want to share this press release with you. USA Today (1/31, Molina) reports that “nearly half of U.S. …

29
Jan

Salt is Bad, and so is the Salt Shaker

Eating too much salt can be bad for your health.   It increases the water stored in your body, which can raise your blood pressure. And the higher your blood pressure, the more strain there is on your heart, arteries, kidneys and brain. The American Heart Association recommends limiting salt to 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day, and if you have heart disease …

22
Jan

5 Menopause Lessons Learned From The New England Patriots

Even if you’re not a football fan, there is a good chance you have heard that the New England Patriots win a lot of their games and their quarterback, Tom Brady, is very, very good.   On January 20, 2019, the Patriots won their third in a row trip to the Super Bowl, the Holy …

10
Jan

What Causes a Woman to Enter Menopause?

Menopause happens to every woman. But why? And When? There are many reasons a women enters menopause. The most common is that her ovaries naturally stop working, which typically happens at a mean age of 51. Although the range is 45 to 55 years of age. But for up to ten percent of women, menopause …

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