Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
I am 54 and peri menopause and hot flashes, mood swings, hormonal fluctuations and a slower metabolism makes me hold onto weight. I have to move more to burn calories. I do not eat late at night. But boy does weight loss get harder to lose after 50.... Read more
Maybe it's pre menopause but I don't really loose weight at 1200 calories I loose when I'm between 1100 to 1000 a day I exercise and so far I have lost 24 pounds not understanding why I have to eat fewer calories bc I'm eating healthy... Read more
Just joined today. Going through menopause and gaining weight rapidly so trying to use this tool to help me keep track of food and exercise.
Anybody out there going through the same with any suggestions, i would love to here from you.... Read more
I am 53 going through menopause do not exercise much , I'm eating right at 1200 calories a day low fat low carbs and cannot shed a pound, I know I need to exercise but I have a bad foot and a bad shoulder and bad hips it just seems to hurt any ideas... Read more
Menopause and Type 2 DiabetesMenopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome it and those who dread it. There’s also a lot of discussion about whether it’s something that should be “treated” or left to occur... Read more
If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team.... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women notice i... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the first in a series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
Welcome to Menopause Health and Fitness 10... Read more
All my life, I've gotten through every month with hardly any PMS symptoms. Sometimes some cramping, usually a day of weepiness, and that's about it. Since adopting the McDougall Program, even the minimal hormonal symptoms have all but disappeared. UN... Read more
I am discouraged. Every pound that comes off takes gargantuan effort now but it seems that overnight I can gain three pounds just like that. I am by no means going to give up because to do that is to admit defeat, or maybe it is simply to be lazy. My... Read more
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