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What Are Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Are Menopause.

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The Heart of a Woman

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

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

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

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

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

How to Stop a Migraine in Its Tracks

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

6 Super Foods Blooming this Spring

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 have a family of 6 and I am the only heavy perso
Updated 7/21/2015 7:39:46 PM

I have a family of 6 and I am the only heavy person. I cook separate meals for myself. As a cook I usually taste before serving but I don't know how to track tastes so I'm kinda blind serving my family. Any other home cooks? How should I test/track?...  Read more

I have no discipline. I am tired and a whole lot
Updated 7/21/2015 9:45:57 PM

I have no discipline. I am tired and a whole lot of lazy! I Haven't been doing much exercise aside from walking. My scale is just taunting me! I'm up by 3 one day then magically down by 4 another. I know what I need to do but.......  Read more

It really depends on where I am - if I'm at a regu
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It really depends on where I am - if I'm at a regular chain that i just consider to be 'okay', then i'll have the lightest food I can find on their menu. If I'm at a nicer restaurant, I'll order what I want, since it's more of a special meal....  Read more

Hi everyone, I am 5'2" and 215lbs....ugh....hate w
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Hi everyone, I am 5'2" and 215lbs....ugh....hate writing it, saying it, thinking it. I am tired of not even fitting in my "fat" clothes. I did a low carb high fat life change and it worked. I lost 80lbs but then gained it back. It took me 4 years yea...  Read more

Just tried the foam roller and I am addicted.
Updated 7/23/2015 1:15:47 AM

Just tried the foam roller and I am addicted....  Read more

Feeling menopausal?

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

People don't believe I weigh that much

My friends don't believe how much I weigh when I tell them the actual number. That in itself left me uninspired. I always believed I would never have a weight problem. I found out that as you get older, if you don't change your life style to go alon...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

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 not...  Read more

NEW Series: Menopause Health and Fitness 101

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

Menopause Randoms

I met with my doctor for my yearly medications renewal. My TSH and T4 are showing that I am high thyroid, however, we won't mess with the medications as my body requires extra thyroid hormones to function. I mentioned to him that I'm tired, my hair...  Read more

Menopause and weight loss

Have you ever noticed that all of the ads for weight loss are about pretty young things? All of the reality TV show's involving weight loss are all 20, 30 and 40 year olds? I want to see weight loss shows that involve 50-70 year old women. And not...  Read more