Category - General Health

6
Apr

Wearing Gloves? You Still Have to Wash Your Hands!

Many people believe if they wear gloves they will be protected from infection. But they haven’t learned about “cross contamination.” It’s where the infection is on one thing, like gloves, and the gloves then spread the infection to another thing, like your face. This video makes the point really simple. Touch germs with your gloves, …

24
Mar

Wash Your Hands music video

It’s hard to believe that only a short time ago, no one would give a second thought to going out to dinner, a movie, or to the gym. Toilet paper wasn’t a scarce commodity and hand sanitizer was something we likely weren’t thinking about. We also didn’t wash hands 10+ times a day. Since corona …

28
Jan

You Are NOT Too Young For Heart Disease

Usually when I share an article, it’s from a well-known medical journal. But this information was reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ January 15, 2020).   And it’s alarming!   Heart disease and strokes are killing an increasing number of Americans between the ages of 45 and 64, in the …

1
Jan

Issue 46 of The Hot Years is Now Available

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 …

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