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9 Menopause Messages from NAMS (North American Menopause Society) 2019

I just came back from the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) 30th annual conference in Chicago. In the three days I was there, I learned about the latest research surrounding peri-menopause and menopause. The subject is vast and we know that for every woman menopause and the years surrounding it are a time of change. …

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Nutrition for Menopause

In honor of World Menopause Day (a campaign from England which raises awareness of midlife women’s health), I would like to address a dozen nutrition tips to help nourish well during menopause. Nutrition becomes especially important for women after menopause due to the increased incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and weight gain. Diet plays a major …

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Define Empty Nest Syndrome and Discover Self-Care

What is Empty Nest Syndrome? Empty Nest Syndrome is a time in a parent’s life when their children leave home.  Kids may venture off to college, get married or fly the coop to start lives on their own. Often parents can feel sad or a sense of loss especially if they have been the primary …

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