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Dr. Jennifer Pearlman is a medical doctor and expert in women's health, wellness and beauty.

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How to Beat the Winter Blues and SAD

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 11:53 AM

If your mood seems to be sinking into darkness and gloom along with the freezing cold temperatures, you are not alone. The winter blues are estimated to affect about 1 in 5 Canadians of which 25 per cent have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition in which severe mood disturbances...

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Five Steps To Fight Age-Related Weight Gain

(1) Comments | Posted February 6, 2015 | 4:26 PM

Despite our collective obsession with counting calories, we are now the fattest generation in history. Obesity levels in Canadian adults have increased from 3 per cent in 2003 to 18.5 per cent in 2012, according to Statistics Canada, with the greatest rate of increase seen in women.

These extra pounds...

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How to Rekindle Your Sexual Desire

(1) Comments | Posted February 3, 2015 | 4:32 PM

With Valentine's day soon approaching comes, some may be lamenting over what to do about their languishing libido. More than half of men and two-thirds of women experience sexual health problems by midlife. But in contrast to the myriad of over two dozen approved medical treatments for sexual dysfunction in...

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How to Fight Midlife Weight Gain

(3) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 6:02 PM

Is the progressive weight gain associated with aging inevitable? This is the question that countless patients ask of me in frustration as despite their valiant efforts with diet and exercise -- their midlines continue to expand.

As we age, our bodies are less responsive to the typical caloric equation of...

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Myths About Bioidentical Hormones

(1) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 5:01 PM

Suzanne Somers seemingly reigns atop one of the most controversial issues in Women's Health; bioidentical hormones. Now targeting younger women in her new book, Suzanne professes a bioidentical hormone solution for their peri-menopausal problems. A growing divide between conventional medicine and a Suzanne-inspired burgeoning alternative health industry, heightens the need...

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How to Rekindle Your Desire

(3) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 10:31 AM

With Valentine's Day soon approaching comes the question, what is the fix to a languishing libido? In contrast to the myriad of over two dozen approved medical treatments for sexual dysfunction in men, not one medical treatment has been approved for use in women. While this disparity may appear comparable...

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Take Charge of your Aging

(1) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 4:17 PM

The new science of aging is shedding light on the coveted fountain of youth. Our midlife represents both risk and opportunity. As we creep into our middle years we often begin to experience disruptive symptoms and face increased risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. It...

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Try This Exercise Program For Your Brain

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 3:47 PM

Over the past decade, neuroscientists have discovered that adult brains are capable of adapting and developing new connections (neuroplasticity). By keeping your brain fit through regular mental exercises and brain challenges you can expand your capacity and prevent age-related loss of function (dementia).

What does an exercise program for your...

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