The Most Useless Exercise Ever

  Einstein is quoted as having said that the definition of insanity “is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. This quote leads me to beg the question then, why do people still continue to do abdominal crunches and expect a 6-pak and a functional midsection in return? If crunches…

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5 Natural Remedies for Treating Menopause

Five natural remedies for treating menopausal symptoms.   Menopause. It comes with it’s perks. No more period! No more buying tampons! No more buying pads! No more menstrual cramps! But, to get there we have to put up with: Irregular periods Hot flashes and night sweats Sleep problems Mood changes Weight gain Thinning hair and…

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Women, Heart Disease and Menopause

Today I’m talking about our heart health and how we can protect our beating hearts. I will be discussing: What our heart does for us What can go wrong with our heart What are the risk factors for a heart attack and stroke Do our risk factors change after menopause Are the signs of a…

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Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cancer

Hormone Replacement and Cancer

Does hormone replacement therapy (HRT) cause cancer? Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a common treatment used to relieve the symptoms of menopause, especially those with severe hot flashes. It works by replacing the hormones that are dropping as we enter menopause. HRT augments the body’s natural hormone levels, either in the form of estrogen-alone therapy…

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Top 10 Tips to Burn Menopausal Belly Fat

Weight gain as we hit menopause seems to be an inevitable part of life. This is due to a number of reasons: Hormones. It’s our bodies way of adapting to our new hormone changes. As we age we become more insulin resistant due to poor food choices through the years. Insulin controls our blood sugar levels…

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