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women’s health

10 Reasons to Exercise…Even if You Hate it.

“You can’t out-train crappy eating.” This is a very true, somewhat depressing statement. What is the first thing everyone who wants to lose weight does? They join a gym. For the small percentage of people who actually then go to the gym, the results can be disappointing, discouraging them from continuing. Unfortunately, the weight doesn’t […]

3 Steps to a Healthier 2019!

The holidays are over, the kids are back to school and you are back to your routine but you might still be trying to recover from a prolonged indulgence. Skipped workouts, lack of sleep and excesses in rich foods, sweets and alcohol may have left a lingering affect on you. No fear – these 3 […]

Are You Drinking Too Much?

A cold beer on a hot beach, a chilled white wine on a front porch or an icy margarita at a backyard party … all things I really look forward to. With less driving, more socializing and fewer responsibilities, many of us get our drink on during the summer months. I am over 21. I […]

Your Vagina: Use It or Lose It.

Recently a friend was at a lecture about menopause and the thing that shocked her most was VAGINAL ATROPHY. She had never heard of it before, and was horrified at the prospect. Sometimes, with all the information out there in cyber space, I am shocked at what we don’t know. I asked about a dozen other women, […]

My Hysterectomy Story … So Far

The skinny on hysterectomy.

6 Foods That Balance the Aging Process

There is no miracle food, but there are some foods that counter some of the negative effects of aging at the cellular level. Eating foods rich in antioxidants, which remove free radicals from your skin and body, will help to slow down the aging process. 1. Blueberries: Known to have the extremely high in antioxidants, blueberries […]

Perimenopause … WTF?!

“The first indication of menopause is a broken thermostat. It’s either that or your weight. In any case, if you don’t do something, you could be dead by August. God, middle age is an unending insult.” ― Dorothea Benton Frank, Sullivan’s Island I just opened an email from a reader with the subject line, “WTF?!?” Right?! I thought, […]

Exercises to Decrease Forgetfulness and Prevent Alzheimer’s

Originally posted 2013. Misplaced car keys, forgotten appointments, can’t place that woman’s name? It’s very natural to be forgetful on occasion and yes, it does tend to occur more often as we age. How do we know when it may be a sign of something more serious or an indication of possible Alzheimer’s? Still somewhat […]

The Consequences of Turning the “New” 40

Well, ladies, it happened…not proud, but I’ll share. Those hot flashes that had your mother’s friends fanning themselves in the midst of a February blizzard? They started. The first one happened last year in June. I distinctly remember driving to pick up my son for lunch. It was a gorgeous day–blue skies and a blissful 75 degrees. Then, […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the 411 on Mammograms

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Dr. Laura Klein is walking you through what you need to know and do to check for breast cancer.

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