Using Bioidentical Hormones for Menopause Relief

Using Bioidentical Hormones for Menopause Relief For those of you unfamiliar with the term ‘bioidentical hormones,’ here is a brief explanation. Bioidentical hormones are made to duplicate the molecular structure of the hormones in your own body. Do not confuse…

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Memory! What’s that?

I am rapidly approaching 54.  I can’t believe I’ve lived this long—never thought it would happen. It’s odd—I can vividly remember being five-years old, coming back from the coast early from our vacation because Hurricane Camille was approaching shore.  I…

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Hysterectomy in the United States

Hysterectomy in the United States Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year in the United States. Hysterectomy is the second most frequent major surgical procedure among reproductive-aged women. From 2000 through 2004, an estimated 3.1 million U.S. women had a…

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Hiding Figure Flaws? Easy with now In-style Tunic Tops

They’re in the magazines. They’re in the videos. Everyone wants to know what the season’s latest trends are. Images of rail thin models strutting confidently down runways demonstrate how the fashions are supposed to look. But how can one pull…

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Do Relationships Get Easier As People Grow Older?

The short answer to this question is a resounding No. People often think that as we get older, wiser, less naïve and more worldly wise that relationships will all suddenly become a piece of cake. But the reality for many…

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Keeping Memory Sharp into Old Age

Many believe that memory loss, like getting sick, is inevitable with age. However, the theory doesn’t stand up to those who manage to keep a sharp and focused mind well into their eighties and nineties. While getting older is inevitable,…

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Pecans Could be Important for a Healthy Brain

photo credit:laura padgett via photopin cc Pecans Could be Important for a Healthy Brain Eating pecans could be important for a healthy brain and nervous system according to a new study published in Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research. These tasty…

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Reduce Waistline With Fitness!

Reduce Waistline With Fitness! Many people – especially women – want a smaller waistline. The seventeen inch waistline of Scarlet O’Hara isn’t obtainable for most women, nor should it be – but remember, she had the advantage of wearing a…

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Leading causes of death in women age 35 and up. CDC charts

The following six lists from the CDC on Women’s Health contain the statistics for the leading causes of death in females age 35 and up according to nationality in the United States. These years are the primary menopausal years. Those…

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