Menopause – The Second Adolescence?

This will take about 5 minutes to read Irritable all the Time? You’re not Going Crazy: Menopause is like a Second Adolescence Going through menopause is like going through a second adolescence, in so many ways. If you’re feeling irritable, anxious about body changes, and anticipating what’s next in life for you, then you’re not…

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Midlife & Sleep

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a Brief in September 2017 that looked at quality and duration of sleep among women aged 40 to 59 by menopausal status. And guess what they found? Yes, you most likely already know: Sleep duration changes with advanced age; and both duration and quality of sleep are…

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Late Start

Here is an article published in the New York Times on August 5, 2016. It’s about parenting at an “advanced age.” Just click on “Late Start” and enjoy!        

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Stress & Exercise

Feeling Stressed and Anxious? Get moving*  If we want to keep our bodies fit, we should move at least 150 minutes a week at a moderate pace or move for 75 minutes a week at an energetic pace, or a combination of the two. Not only does exercise keep your body in shape, it can…

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Managing Stress

Last week I wrote about the stressful feelings most, if not all, people diagnosed with infertility experience. I listed a few strategies that you can practice to help manage your stress. One of the suggestions was: Eat a well-balanced diet and try to exercise every day We pretty much know what “well-balanced” means, right? Plenty…

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Infertility & Stress

So, you’ve received your infertility diagnosis and now you feel completely stressed out. What to do? How to proceed? Just know that your response – inability to fall asleep, your mind going in circles, anxiety symptoms, sadness, crying spells – is completely normal. Here are some strategies that you can use to manage your stress.…

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