5 Tips to Prevent  Germs On Your Toothbrush

Menopause is a time to develop and maintain some healthy habits, so good oral hygiene is essential. Gum disease can lead to more serious health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. As you go through your day, you’re in contact with people, and touching different surfaces. It’s easy to transmit those germs to your […]

5 Tips to Minimize Bone Loss in Menopause

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You lose more bone mass in menopause because your body is producing less estrogen. This increases your risk of bone fractures due to osteoporosis. You don’t have to suffer in silence. Making wise choices, changing some bad habits, and consulting with your doctor can minimize bone loss, and improve your quality of life. Here are […]

4 Tips For Reducing Embarassing  Gas

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I realize that this is probably not a topic you’ll discuss at your next cocktail party, but excess gas and bloating is very uncomfortable and embarrassing. Gas is eliminated by burping or passing through the rectum. The average person produces about 1-3 pints of gas daily, and passes gas about 14 times. High fiber foods […]

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Have you ever sat down to relax and felt a throbbing pain, or a feeling like something is crawling up your leg? Do you feel an overwhelming urge to keep moving your legs? You may be suffering from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). RLS usually begins in middle age and is more common in women. Symptoms […]

4 Tips to Control Urinary Incontinence

When you enter menopause, you are producing less estrogen, which is responsible for keeping the bladder and urethra healthy.  As bladder muscles age, you lose the ability to store urine, which is called urinary incontinence. You may notice that you leak urine when you sneeze, cough, or laugh. Trouble emptying your bladder can cause urine […]