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Be Proactive!


The average age for menopause in the United States is 51, according to the Mayo Clinic. But menopause can happen to women throughout their 40's and 50's, too. However, it is possible for perimenopause to start in the late 30s (early or premature menopause) and early 40's. The symptoms of menopause vary from woman to woman. The symptoms range from hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, loss of libido, insomnia, and mood changes. However, some women may experience no symptoms while going through menopause. Menopause is triggered by the lack of estrogen produced by the ovaries. The primary indicator of menopause is [...]

Be Proactive!2020-04-27T12:44:04-05:00

Enjoy a Healthier, Happier Smile


If you suffer from dry mouth, sensitive teeth and other dental problems, then you may attribute these conditions to aging, and you may be right. Adults over the age of 65 are more likely to experience a wide range of dental issues, from sensitivity to cavities. This is partly due to fluctuating hormones, partly from concurrent medical problems, like diabetes or heart disease, and partly from increased medications. Your teeth are not a renewable resource, but there are ways to protect them as you age so that you can enjoy a healthier, happier smile for years to come.   Routine Preventive [...]

Enjoy a Healthier, Happier Smile2020-05-18T13:12:52-05:00

4 Natural Ways to Fight Seasonal Allergies


If spring flowers bring you nothing but itchy eyes, a runny nose and a sore throat, then you're probably familiar with the irritating effects of seasonal allergies. Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, affects nearly 8 percent of the American population. Worldwide, it's one of the most common medical problems, affecting between 10 and 30 percent of the population. You may reach for your tried-and-true bottle of over-the-counter medication to clear up watery eyes, but before you do, consider these natural remedies for seasonal allergies instead. #1 – A Change in Diet Herbal supplements in different forms can take the [...]

4 Natural Ways to Fight Seasonal Allergies2020-04-29T14:47:50-05:00

How Your Hormones Affect Weight Loss


Losing or maintaining weight as you age might seem harder than it was when you were in your twenties. That's because it is. Hormones, which are responsible for a wide range of body processes, including metabolism, can affect your ability to slim down and keep weight off long term. As you get older, hormone production can slow down and become erratic, leading to a host of physical and emotional changes. If you're suffering from hormone imbalance, then you may benefit from natural hormone replacements in the form of pellet therapy. Getting your hormones balanced again might help you achieve your weight [...]

How Your Hormones Affect Weight Loss2020-05-18T13:10:47-05:00