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.
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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
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
Well, I have been stalling. I am finally going to commit to changing my lifestyle. I am wanting to to lose 40 lbs (i know that may not happen) by January. I will be turning the big 40 and I promised myself I would be healthier by my 40th.... Read more
#new Hello, I am new to this app. I heard about it in a book that I'm reading, Skinny on a Buget. Can someone please tell me what the healthy weight is for my height and age? 32, 5'4. I'm currently 275. This is the biggest I have ever been#firstpost... Read more
Hey guys, am trying my best and I don't know what to do, I just wanna lose weight, my aunt is getting frustrated already, what should I do, it's so hard and you know the worst part, I LOVE FOOD, what should I do, please helpčśúčśöčśóčśŽčÖÇčÖĆ... Read more
Hi, I just found this website and diet plan by accident this week. I am on my 3rd day of it and I am really happy with it! A plan that lets me get in all my dairy, fruit, and veggies etc. I found some really good meal ideas and like how it is set... Read more
Menopause and Type 2 DiabetesMenopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women Ś those who welcome it and those who dread it. Thereĺs also a lot of discussion about whether itĺs something that should be ôtreatedö 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
Just like booking an Eat-Pray-Love solo trip abroad or visiting a plastic surgeon, bringing up the (formerly) "silent passage" is no longer taboo. Experts and real women revealed all about "second springs" for our by-the-decades s... 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
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I have been making some observations lately about myself and another friend whom I know is going through menopause. We are similar in age and are both in tha... Read more
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