Healthy Aging Articles

depressed woman
During normal times, depression is common. It is the leading cause of disability in the US for ages 15-43. During the pandemic lockdown, depression has been rampant, and the prevalence in the US was more than 3-fold higher during COVID-19 compared with before the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a cause for... Read More
Woman Sleeping in Bed
Lack of sleep, difficulty sleeping, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back asleep are common symptoms my menopausal and perimenopausal women complain about. It’s not in your head, it has to do with your hormones. There are strategies you can implement to get better, m... Read More
Many women are at their breaking points. They can’t sleep, they are gaining weight, their memory is not as good as it used to and they are stressed, tired and irritable. Many of their symptoms are related to their hormones being out of balance. Regardless of what stage of life you are in, balancin... Read More
When people think of hormones for the heart many women recognize that there may be beneficial effects from estrogen and men recognize the benefits of testosterone, However, progesterone plays a pivotal role in cardiovascular disease and the type matters. It was thought that only a woman with a ut... Read More
Exhaled droplets and aerosols can remain suspended in air for extended periods of time. The new virus strains are much more contagious but not necessarily more deadly. Now that people are getting vaccinated, more people may want to consider traveling to escape the cold or hot spots or to just get aw... Read More
Many people are in a state of uncertainty and high anxiety. Some of the issues the world is facing are not going to go away anytime soon. Building resilience through good health habits, nutrition, exercise, hormone balancing, and sleep is imperative to get through tough times. All of these can ease ... Read More
Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause and in Western societies. They occur in about 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. The symptoms can be sweating on the face, neck, and chest, as well as flushing and the feeling of heat. They can come and go in a flash going from hot to... Read More
Last year was extremely tumultuous and stressful. It upended our daily routines, the way we interacted, worked and how we view the world. It caused many people to reevaluate what they were doing and why and the changes they would have to or want to make to not only survive but thrive during this pan... Read More
Are you experiencing sadness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, excessive sleep, and have you lost interest in activities that you normally enjoy? Do you crave starches and sweets and as a result gained weight from eating them? Does this occur in the winter when the days... Read More