I'm an addict

I’ve had headaches, hot flashes, insomnia, nausea, anxiety, crying spells and a strange sense that I’ve misplaced something valuable. It’s only been 3 days and my husband has compassionately asked me if I should have weaned more slowly while whispering to the children that school is their sanctuary. 

This is not for the faint at heart!

Coffee can be a beautiful thing and I fully expect to bring it back into my life once my 21-day Quantum Wellness Cleanse (Kathy Freston) is over but only time will tell and, for now, I’m excited to research the pros and cons, coming back to why, on earth, I am doing this cleanse….

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Menopause: Part 6 Coping with hot flashes without hormones, new information!

Hello and I hope you have a happy Monday! Last week I promised new information about coping with hot flashes and night sweats, and I am so excited to share this information with you all! The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) recently reviewed Nonhormonal management alternative treatment options providing such valuable insight. 

As mentioned in the first 5 parts of the Menopause Series, unfortunately many women still have a bitter taste in their mouths and fear continues to limit the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after publication of the Women’s Health Initiative in 2001. My hope is through education and dialogue between doctors and patients we can find the best treatment options.

With an estimated 6000 women reaching menopause EVERY DAY in the U.S....

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Let’s get moving!

“Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food.” -Hippocrates

It’s time to recognize that we are killing ourselves. As a nation, the choices we make day-to-day have an impact on our quality of life, the expense we impose on the healthcare system, and even the date of our death. 

While we are choosing the drive through lane, our children are watching like hawks and becoming obese in unprecedented numbers. 

While we choose TV over walking the dog, our children are being diagnosed with diabetes in record proportions. 

While we spend thousands on doctor’s visits and drive up national healthcare costs, this generation of children will be the first in all of history to die younger than their parents.

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