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Why Spring Is the Perfect Time to Take Your Workout Outdoors

We came across an interesting article in Time Health, written by Alexandra Sifferlin. She writes, when the weather thaws, the plants bloom and the days get longer, it’s spring and the best time of the year to take your fitness regimen outside. Here are six research-backed perks of al fresco exercise. To read more, click here: http://time.com/4718318/spring-exercise-workout-outside/

Menopause Mondays: Do You Know About Vaginal Dryness?

Got a vagina? Know someone who does? Those were the opening words that caught my attention next to a witty cartoon (that made me chuckle) while searching online articles on vaginal atrophy. (I usually don’t laugh much when perusing vaginal dryness).  Turns out that the writer, Ellen Dolgen of Menopause Mondays, shares my sense of […]

The Organic Effect: Do Your Own 2-Week Test!

Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic? This is a question former food industry analyst Robyn O’Brien asked when she shared a powerful 90-second video called “The Organic Effect” in May of 2015.  Today the video has over 55 million views across social media, and […]

Could Prostate Massage Save Your Life?

If you, or your partner, are prone to prostate issues, it very well might! At a minimum, it can certainly help you improve your prostate health naturally, while also making you feel great in the process – or so we’ve heard! Doing research on this very important topic, I came across the site Prostate Massage […]

Decreased Response and Pleasure

Many of the age- and menopause-related hormone changes and vaginal changes that can dampen arousal around midlife can also affect women’s enjoyment of sex and ability to achieve orgasm. Here again, the vaginal atrophy and dryness related to low estrogen play a role, as does reduced blood supply to the clitoris and lower vagina. Also, […]

Q & A with Dr. Laurie: Menopause Symptoms

Perimenopause: The Symptoms you may not know!  Q:  How do we know when we are officially in menopause? Dr. Laurie:  Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her periods have stopped. You are officially in menopause when you have not had a period for one year. Typically menopause sets in between 45 to 55 years […]