Your Menopause Rx: Plants!
Your liver is a built-in Hormone Regulation Unit. It does the big job of filtering excess hormones out of your blood stream by sending them through the bile duct into...Read more
To Age Well, Think Like A Four-Star General
Military strategies to uplevel your health (really!). Have you heard about the Three Levels of Warfare? Now, I hate to characterize menopause (or anything relating to midlife, for that matter)...Read more
Menopause in the Workplace: A Contrarian Perspective.
I suppose I should begin with a trigger warning – this will make some people mad. I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately calling for employers, healthcare providers, governments,...Read more
Menopause + Obesity: A Lethal Combination
We tend to think of excess weight as something benign, more an aesthetic problem than anything else. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Did you know that fat is...Read more
Frequent UTIs? Read this.
Ever since perimenopause set in (around age 45 for me), I have struggled with bladder infections. Or at least I assumed that’s what they were. They would just show up...Read more
Something that has always frustrated me about western medicine – and our culture in general – is this tendency to reduce us (I’m talking here about women, but it applies...Read more
The Steps Matter.
I am impatient. I mean REALLY impatient. My whole life, I couldn’t wait to get wherever I was going – I walk too fast, talk too fast, get annoyed with...Read more