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Top 5 Reasons Women Seek Holistic Remedies

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Apparently, there are a lot of tired women wondering how to feel renewed and re-energized. Here is nutritional therapist and herbalist China Rose Reid's list of the top five complaints that she hears from women, along with some of her suggestions.

What Do These Two Have In Common?

Gary Nelson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Fifty
Gary Nelson

I have come to the conclusion that as we age, we become androgynous. Mother Nature, who is known for getting kicks out of tricking all of us, performs an almost cyclical act when we age, and turns us back into pre-kindergarten, androgynous beings pre-occupied with showing everybody our boo boos.

Not Sleeping Beauty: Dealing with Insomnia in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When I was young, I used to envy princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty for their charm and singing voices. When I entered perimenopause, I started to envy them for a different reason.

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.

Lynne Peeples

FDA Close To Critical Decision On BPA

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.30.2012 | Green

UPDATE: 3/30 4:00 p.m. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it will continue to allow bisphenol-A (BPA) in food and bever...

Our Contaminated World

David Crews | Posted 05.19.2012 | Science
David Crews

The FDA will soon announce whether to ban the use of bisphenol-A in food and beverage packaging. BPA is widely accepted by scientists as being an endocrine disruptor, and we support its ban because of demonstrable effects in wildlife and laboratory animals.

Chew Your Way to Losing More Body Fat

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Three research studies from the last few years have explored an interesting tool that could potentially be used to combat the obesity epidemic in our culture.

Lynne Peeples

A Hormonal Mess: How An Everyday Chemical May Be Making Us Fat And Sick

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

The modern lifestyle of super-sized french fries and couch potatoes often takes the blame for the rising rates of obesity and diabetes in the U.S. -- ...

Life & Happiness: 3 Secrets To A Good Night's Sleep (WATCH)

Laura Rowley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

As people age, it gets tougher to get a good night's sleep, for a variety of reasons. Chronic sleep deprivation can be hazardous to your health. In th...

Just When You Thought Weight Loss Was Impossible

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

For about two-thirds of us, losing weight can thankfully be as easy as eating less and exercising more -- we've heard this story all along. But for the other one-third, weight loss can be a huge battle because of weight loss resistance.

Budgeting Your Energy in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When women enter menopause, several of their symptoms can work together to create a menopause monster. Weight gain and insomnia can partner with depression to make a tornado of negative thoughts and feelings that seems impossible to diffuse.

Sexual Desire, Aging and Hormones, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

Sex and relationship expert Dr. Laura Berman discusses what tends to happen to a person's sexual desire during aging. var src_url="http://pshared.5m...

Age of Gregarious

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.29.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Now, I'm not saying you should go out and buy some coveralls and start braiding your hair again with a soggy stuffed animal in hand, but if you're going to focus on any one resolution, resolve to value yourself, not a number.

Hormone Replacement Therapies Are Hot Again

The Huffington Post | Laura Paull | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

They're back: Estrogen supplements and hormone replacement therapies that women rejected en masse a decade ago when a major study reported significant...

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.

A Menopause Carol

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.20.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

If, as the saying goes, this is the most wonderful time of the year, why are you feeling like Scrooge? Don't let your menopause chain you down!

How You Can Be Pregnant (For Months) And Not Know It

Jena Pincott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jena Pincott

Among pregnant women, 1 in 450 doesn't know her status until week twenty or later. Yet when I explored the origins of cryptic pregnancy, the clinical name for this condition, I realized that denial or mental illness doesn't explain most of the cases.

Pan Am & M

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.05.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When you fly home for the holidays this year, you'll be in the company of crying babies and way too many Sky Mall magazines, but what you probably won't hear is friendly discussion among strangers about PM&M.

Menopause Holiday Survival Guide

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Holidays are not about stress -- they are about being thankful and happy. Remember to breathe and repeat your mantra, and you might just hypnotize yourself to sleep.

Why High Testosterone Pays Off With Age

Posted 12.28.2011 | Fifty

As an adolescent boy, it was the hormone responsible for the peach fuzz. As a young adult, it became the stereotypical crutch for all that pent up agg...

Would You Go Off The Pill To Test Your Relationship Chemistry?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Women

Our friends over at TresSugar recently raised an interesting question: Would you go off the pill to make sure he's "the one?" They were responding to ...

Male Menopause Is a Family Affair

Jed Diamond | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty
Jed Diamond

My father tried to commit suicide the year he turned 40. I was 5 years old. I grew up wondering what happened to my father. Finding my father's journals gave me my first clue.

Can Hormones Keep You Young?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

I've been prescribing bioidentical hormones for years and can tell you miracles on both sides of the fence. For many of my patients, taking hormones is the answer to their prayers.

True Or False: Test Your Menopause Smarts

Sun Herald | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

The Change. The Change of Life. Or simply, menopause. It really doesn't matter what you call it, the facts are the same. But, why do we have them so c...

Google Turned 13: I Thought I Noticed More and More Webpages Sticking Together

Andy McDonald | Posted 11.28.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Google has hit puberty, and that means confusing times ahead for the $50 billion company. Sticks of deodorant and sticks of RAM. Training bras and Google Doc training manuals. Completely inexplicable boners and... well, Google Plus.