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Why I Want My Husband To Have a Midlife Crisis

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

We entered our forties together and, after a few years, I fell apart. But he did not and it didn't seem fair. I thought we were in this together.

How To Handle Your Menopause Blues

Stephanie Bender | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Not all mood changes in midlife need to disquiet us. We can also feel grateful that the uncertainty and insecurity we may have felt as younger women now gives way to a more reflective and discerning way of regarding the world, and a certain sageness in viewing ourselves.

The Horrors of Hair Loss

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

For the 40 percent of my clients who experience hair loss, I've developed strategies (no Rogaine required) that help regain not just your stressed tresses, but balanced hormonal health throughout your entire body.

Menopause Began the Day I Took My Vows

Felice Shapiro | Posted 03.25.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Wild weather has a way of clearing out the old and upon reflection, it seems right that our wedding night was marked with this torrential storm. We felt fearless despite the warnings that we should take down the tent or the winds might. We were sure we would be safe.

5 Ways Stress May Be Killing Your Sex Life

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 03.17.2013 | Women
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Stress is one of those weird issues that can not only affect your sex life, but also be alleviated by having sex. So if you want to get rid of stress, why don't you just go have sex? OK, that's all.

Hormone May Play A Role In Asthma-Obesity Link

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Erin Hicks Based on studies of mice, experts at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City are suggesting that leptin, a hormone in...

Want To Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Here is the scenario for you. When you start off on a hormonal approach to fat loss, you realize that eating becomes a matter of eating more of the right things rather than less of anything. And because everyone is different, the right things can vary from person to person.

As the Election Approaches, I'm Glad Nothing I've Ever Done Has Been Influenced By Hormones

Dan Treadway | Posted 12.25.2012 | Comedy
Dan Treadway

Yes, there are women suited for leadership -- binders full of them even -- but this study has made it clear that their emotional instability is a huge hurdle.

The Baumgartner Jump: We Were All Afraid! Why?

David Ropeik | Posted 12.16.2012 | Science
David Ropeik

What a fantastic demonstration of the animal wiring of the human brain when it comes to fear. What a thrill! For Felix, sure, but for us too.

Ladies Need GYN Education More Than SEX Education

Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM

I know too many women who are menopausal, suffering with hot flashes and have reached adulthood with sex education under their belts, but without a firm grasp on their our own gynecological and hormone health.

The Power of 'Blue' to Fight Prostate Cancer

Gabe Canales | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and blue is our symbolic color for prostate cancer awareness. This month is an opportunity to put a spotlight on this disease, give men hope, make a difference and save lives.

Perimenopausal Mama Instilling a Life Lesson

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

Seth threw a tantrum and declared that we always make him do things he doesn't want to do. This statement could not be further from the truth.

My Hormones Made Me Do It!

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 11.07.2012 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

When I frantically cleaned my home a few weeks before my first baby was born, everyone said it was my hormones kicking in. I'm assuming it's the feminine-housecleaning hormone that signals to women that it's time to start focusing on household chores and other motherly duties.

Cara Santa Maria

Why Do Men Have Nipples?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

Why do men have nipples? That strange bodily question has baffled so many that it even has become the title of a book by Mark Leyner and Billy Goldber...

'Trash Cancer' With Fran Drescher

Gabe Canales | Posted 10.16.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

The first step toward such empowerment is to become aware and educated.

Saliva Testing for Adrenal Evaluation

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

I frequently see patients who have gotten saliva testing for various hormone levels, a common practice in many integrative and complementary health clinics, who want to know whether they can fully test the saliva testing results.

Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories (Part 2)

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

If you take a hormones-first approach to weight loss, you can keep hunger at bay, diminish cravings and stabilize energy. Doing things this way causes the body to eat less, naturally, which allows us to make new changes to our lifestyle without relying solely on willpower.

Menopausal Baggage

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.16.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Reaching out is IN. Suffering in silence is OUT!

Should You Count Hormones Instead Of Calories?

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of "eat less and exercise more" can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat.

Cruciferous Vegetables Improve Survival in Women With Breast Cancer

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

At the recent American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, new evidence highlighted the importance of cruciferous vegetables for breast cancer protection.

How The Stress Hormone Robs You Of Sleep

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

I've written before about the "cortisol switch." Now, let's talk about how cortisol, the main stress hormone produced by your adrenal glands in your mid-back, brings you down and ramps up your risk of serious disease -- and more importantly, what you can do about it.

Mother of All Hormones?

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

This uber-hormone may be the ultimate raw material in your entire body. It's so essential to health that it's produced not only in the adrenal glands and sex organs, but also in the brain and spinal cord.

'Manly' Hormone Turns Women Onto Masturbation (But Not Sex)

Posted 06.22.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/22/2012 11:12 AM EDT on LiveScience Testosterone is often cast as the manly hormone,...

WATCH: Hormone Therapy After A Hysterectomy, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I met with health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman to discuss hormone replacement therapy after a hysterectomy. Is it really necessary? Check out more u...

Giving New Meaning To 'Good Hair Day'

Elline Surianello | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women
Elline Surianello

I hope you'll join me in my mission to empower women with hair thinning or hair loss and to help them reclaim control of their lives and be the strong, confident woman they were meant to be!