When you begin an exercise program over 40 years old there are a couple details that must be addressed. First see your doctor to evaluate your ability to tolerate the type of program you are planning. There are times when a condition lies dormant or is sub-clinical (meaning you don't know you have it) and … Continue reading Begin exercise program over 40
One of the main functions of the small butterfly-shaped thyroid gland (in the neck just in front of the windpipe) is to produce specific hormones that help regulate the body's metabolism. However, they also play a part in breathing, heart rate, body temperature, and muscle strength, among many other vital functions! These hormones … Continue reading Underactive Thyroid: 4 Lifestyle Tips
Of course, listen to what your doctor says. And also listen to what your body says. We both know that what you eat and how you move can make a HUGE improvement in some of the symptoms of menopause. Not to mention how common it is for ladies to gain weight at this … Continue reading Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed
You’ve probably heard the claims that you can change your body overnight with this brand new gadget or exercise program “Lose the belly” “Banish your trouble zones” “Drop stubborn fat off your thighs by drinking this special shake” There are so many gadgets, supplements, nutritional products and exercise programs on the … Continue reading Spot Training: Possible Or Myth?
Our wisdom and compassion often increase as we grow older, but so do our health challenges. More than 90% of older adults have at least one chronic condition, and more than 75% have more than one. Plus, these figures are even higher for women than for men. Natural changes like menopause and your family medical … Continue reading 15 Health Tips Any Woman Over 40 Needs to Know