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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

Building Stronger Bones as You Age


Building Stronger Bones as You Age   Starting at age 50, men and women start to lose bone density at a rate of around 0.5 percent each year. For women, the loss is more noticeable since women tend to have thinner and smaller bones than men. Despite what you might think, however, osteoporosis, which is a condition marked by brittle and fragile bones, isn't a natural part of the aging process. In other words, it's preventable. A proactive approach to bone health can keep you healthy into middle age and beyond. Getting the Right Nutrients It's not just marketing hype: Milk [...]

Building Stronger Bones as You Age2020-04-27T13:52:23-05:00

Low-impact Activities for High-impact Calorie Burn


When it comes to physical fitness, your mind may be willing, but your body can protest to the point of holding you back. From weak knees to aching joints, aging bodies keep millions of people stuck in a rut. Instead of letting your sore joints and muscles stand in your way, let them lead the workout. Low-impact activities can be just as beneficial as all-out cardio burns with the added benefit of not destroying your body. Here are tips for getting a great workout while taking it easy on your joints. Try a New Routine Walking is commonly recommended among low-impact [...]

Low-impact Activities for High-impact Calorie Burn2020-05-01T13:35:46-05:00

The Benefits of Regular Exercise


You know that exercise plays a critical role in healthy weight loss, but if you're like many Americans, you may not be getting what you need to stay fit. The Department of Health and Human Services recommends that most healthy adults get 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity or 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week. Ideally, you'll get a combination of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity and strength training. Maintaining an active lifestyle will help you age more gracefully, lowering the risk of certain medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Regular Activity If 75 to 150 minutes [...]

The Benefits of Regular Exercise2020-05-01T12:11:46-05:00

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