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I have suffered from night sweats for several years, on and off. I would like to explore natural ways to help relieve my symptoms.

startingat40 commented on akkate55's post Does anyone have information about essential oils and their use for menopause symptoms?

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For women, the root of half our problems – cravings for chocolate, mood swings, weight gain, ability to cope with stress – seem to be driven by our wonderful female sex hormone, estrogen. Even as ...

startingat40 commented on Mary Kyle's post High Blood Pressure: Chromosomes or Hormones?

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Middle age brings a lot of fun – at the expense of middle aged people. Jokes about angry, hot flashing women and horny, convertible driving bald guys abound. The woman is frustrated because she’s ...

startingat40 commented on Susan Cody's post No Such Thing: The Myth of the Mid-Life Crisis

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Oh, dear, lovely Cheese. Munster, Swiss, Jarlsberg and Romano; Bleu Cheese, Cheddar, Brie and Feta, Mozzerella, Parmesan. It's melty on top of Old Smokey, or spaghetti. It's flavoring your pizza, ...

startingat40 commented on Aimee Boyle's post Is Cheese Worthy of Your Calories?

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Food manufacturers knew that 100-calorie snack packs would be popular. One of the buzzword phrases in the world of nutrition is “portion control.” While portion control of your main meals is ...

startingat40 commented on Mark Dilworth's post Beware Of 100 Calorie Snack Packs

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With summer quickly approaching, many are working overtime at the gym and at home as they prepare for bikinis, short shorts, and strapless dresses. However, making time to incorporate exercise ...

startingat40 commented on Candace Morano's post Yoga Poses for a Summer Body

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For most women, having it all is something to aspire to. We want a career, love, family and children. If we do have all of these things in our lives, we often end up bearing the weight of ...

startingat40 commented on Aimee Boyle's post Women Carry the World on Their Shoulders

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Bikram yoga, or “hot yoga” as it is also called, is a type of yoga that is done in a heated room that averages between 95 and 105 degrees. It was named for yoga master Bikram Choudhury, who ...

startingat40 commented on Alison Stanton's post Bikram Yoga—Why Turning Up the Heat May Help Make Yoga Better

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Previously, we looked at what Ashtanga yoga is, the theory behind it, and how the poses are integral to this form of yoga. Now we’ll get into what a typical class might be like and how this form ...

startingat40 commented on Alison Stanton's post Relieve Stress and Anxiety with Ashtanga Yoga

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Bikram yoga, or “hot yoga” as it is also called, is a type of yoga that is done in a heated room that averages between 95 and 105 degrees. It was named for yoga master Bikram Choudhury, who ...

startingat40 commented on Alison Stanton's post Bikram Yoga—Why Turning Up the Heat May Help Make Yoga Better

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“I started taking estrogen because I thought I was going crazy. Then the studies on hormone replacement really made me nuts. What’s a woman to do?” If you are in perimenopause or menopause, you ...

startingat40 commented on Diane Porter's post The Estrogen Dilemma: Maybe the best article ever on hormone replacement

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Have you ever heard the expression “men sweat, but women glow?” Obviously, whoever coined that phrase wasn’t a woman dealing with menopause and night sweats. Looking back, my night ...

startingat40 commented on Michelle King Robson's post Night sweats and hot flashes—how my hormone imbalance led to night after night of drenched sheets