Dr. Mache Blog

10
May

Music Monday – Depression Song – Treat it So You can Beat It!

How are you doing emotionally?   If you’re not sure or not too well, May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to spend a quiet moment to take stock of how you’re doing emotionally.   A survey published in JAMA shows a more than 3-fold higher prevalence of depression among US …

7
May

It’s Almost Mother’s Day – So Why Aren’t Working Moms Celebrating

My mother loved being a mom. She used to say, “Every day is mother’s day!” But for today’s moms, particularly those trying to balance work and life, it hasn’t been easy. And the pandemic hasn’t helped an already challenging situation.   The pandemic’s impact on women, particularly working moms… A recent article from McKinsey  highlighted …

22
Apr

Got Menopause? It’s Time to Exercise!

Are you are in or near menopause? If so, there’s a good chance you are trying to figure out what should I be doing to feel better…to feel more in control.   What are your options? There’s basically hormones (or not), non-hormone prescriptions (or not), over the counter supplements (or not), and lifestyle changes (or …

19
Apr

Music Monday: The Potty Train

I was giving a lecture on music and medicine at Babson College school of entrepreneurship several years ago, when one of the lawyers there asked me a personal question…   “Do you have a song on potty training? I’ve tried everything with my kid and nothing is working! I’d be really interested in a song …

15
Apr

Ready to Give Weight Loss A Shot?

Are you trying to lose weight and thinking it seems impossible?   Do you lose weight only to find it again in just a short window of time so your weight feels like a yo-yo; up and down, up and down?   You are definitely not alone! Weight loss is not only a major issue …

8
Apr

Is Poor Sleep Making You Fat in Menopause?

Roses are red Violets are blue Are menopause and poor sleep Putting weight on you?   Let’s face it, when we rank the menopause symptoms that really make life a challenge, poor sleep usually gets listed in the top three. Weight gain is usually up there also.   A study presented at the Endocrine Society …

5
Apr

Music Monday – Strength From Within, Gospel Song about Finding Inner Strength

I originally wrote this song about the terrorist attack on the twin towers, when the towers and the world as we knew it seemed like they were tumbling down. The country and the world needed to summon their inner strength to keep moving forward.   Today,  just like that challenging time, there are many forces …