Last time, we discussed the risk factors for low bone mineral density leading to osteoporosis. Click here-Low Bone Density Risk Factors If you have many of these risk factors you may want to talk to your doctor about getting tested before the standard screening age. How do they determine what’s going on with your bones?
While there may be some outward signs that your bone may be thinning such as Continue reading “Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis”
Whether you’re a man or woman, one morning you may wake up and think, “Where did my metabolism go?” Has the fire gone out? Is it even possible to get the smoldering ashes to burn again? or is it an inevitable part of aging?
I recently had that conversation with myself. Continue reading “My Smoldering Metabolism…Can the Fire be Stoked?”
Hot flashes seem to be the most agonizing, if not most complained about symptom during menopause, or at least the one women care about the most. There are many other symptoms but none so visible. The most common symptoms of menopause are hot flashes, joint pain, sleep problems, night sweats, memory lapses, bone loss and weight gain. You may have read the post regarding bio identical hormone replacement and decided it’s not for you. What else can be done? I have compiled a list Continue reading “What If I Don’t Want HRT? Natural Remedies For Your Symptoms”
“She girds herself with strength, and strengthens her arms“. Proverbs 31:17
As we have seen in a previous post, a sedentary lifestyle is a health threat that worsens many medical conditions and leads to premature death in both men and women. Hopefully, this fact motivates you to start moving a little more. I have only become a regular exerciser in the last few years. I never really did it before, maybe off and on, because I just don’t like to exercise.😰 I now realize I was foolish in that respect. According to Vonda Wright, (an orthopedic surgeon and director of a program for senior athletes) it is a myth that Continue reading “This Needs To Be Non-Negotiable”
“However, each one of you must also love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” Ephesians 5:33 (Yes, even during menopause)
A few people asked me if I could discuss menopausal issues. Many women are struggling with the hormone replacement issue. We all know synthetic hormones should be avoided, but the issue of bioidentical hormones is a difficult decision to make.
Just so you know Continue reading “The Question of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement”