Preventing Heart Disease After Menopause

Our bodies change and evolve throughout our lifetime, but specific changes – such as menopause – cause noticeable shifts in how we look and feel. In addition, the hormone fluctuations that occur during menopause (decreases in estrogen and progesterone,...

Your Annual OB/GYN Exam

There is much more involved in an annual visit to your OB/GYN than a pap test. Not only does your visit help to build a rapport with the individual who is privy to some of the most intimate details of your life, but exams are also used as a well-woman checkup to...

Common Causes of Memory Loss in Women

Foggy brains and occasional forgetfulness are perfectly normal. However, there is a point where consistent and repeated memory glitches are a cause for concern. Anything from lack of sleep or hormone imbalance to poor diet and medically-rooted issues can lead to...

7 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

If you’re someone who struggles to fall asleep, stay asleep, or if you’re approaching menopause and find hormonal fluctuations make sleep more difficult – this post’s for you. 1. Get some exercise If you are already doing your part to get at least 30-minutes of mild-...

5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D has always been considered an essential part of a well-balanced diet and lifestyle. It is responsible for multiple health-related processes, including fighting inflammation and supporting the immune system response. It’s also an essential agent for...