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If you’re interested in finding out how fitness can play a part in menopause symptom management, please take a few minutes to fill out this questionnaire. The results will help me develop a customized exercise program designed to help alleviate your specific symptoms. The questionnaire...

A magazine article tells you one thing. The Internet says another. Then your trainer lets you know they’re both wrong.  There are many exercise myths out there and our social media culture does not help. Misinformation can be posted anywhere, so it is not surprising...

Menopause can be tough on the brain - Berries can help Just like the rest of our body, the brain ages and is exposed to age-related changes. Some of those changes include reduced cognitive ability, focus, and memory. In addition to age, menopause robs the brain...

Add color to your diet to boost health benefits My “MENOPAUSE MENU” series is dedicated to exploring foods that can be easily assimilated into your diet and that have health benefits specific to menopause and aging. Today’s Menopause Menu is all about how you can reap...

Hot flashes and night sweats are hallmark symptoms of menopause and receive most of the attention because they can be most disruptive to everyday life. Depression as a menopause symptom often goes unnoticed and underrecognized because it can be much more subtle. It is important...

Discover the powerful healing and preventative properties of Lion's Mane My “MENOPAUSE MENU” series is dedicated to exploring foods that can be easily assimilated into your diet. Today’s Menopause Menu is all about Lion’s Mane mushroom ( H.erinaceus), a culinary and medicinal mushroom that gets its...

Next to hot flashes and night sweats, insomnia is one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. The link between menopause and sleep disorders is well-established. An estimated 40-60% of women suffer from sleep problems during menopause. 26% report having such severe symptoms that it...

Are you sabotaging your metabolism and weight loss goals with alcohol? Professionals in the health and fitness communities know that alcohol has a “disinhibiting” effect and can stimulate people to eat more. We tend to advise people to drink alcohol moderately because drinking too much can...