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We all knew our children would grow up... but we never expected many of the other challenges of midlife!
The cost of living continues to increase despite working harder; our parents are aging and need more help, our home seems increasingly more disorganized, and our free time feels like it has dwindled to almost nothing. Everything seems just a bit harder than it once seemed. And we question "How Did I Once Do it All?"
The truth is - it IS harder. The Hormones we once had that were running our brains and bodies smoothly and efficiently, exist now at only trace amounts ...Continue reading
If you regularly experience restlessness, anxious feelings, or have trouble sleeping, it's possible that you could have a GABA deficiency. We all have surpluses and deficiencies in certain neurotransmitters. This makes us who we are.
Understanding that you're low in one can be all of the difference in living a happier and healthier life. GABA is both a chemical produced within the body AND a supplement that’s made for ingestion.Continue reading
Sleep is really a far more critical piece of maintaining vitality than we often give it credit for. Since we have so much on our plate to do every day, we often put sleep off into a category of “pleasure and luxury”, but in reality, lack of adequate sleep causes everything from weight gain, immune system dysfunction, to memory loss with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia.
In other words, sleep is in no way a Luxury. It is a total necessity for each and every one of us.
With this said, many of us consume a decent amount of caffeine, starting with coffee or tea in the morning, soda or tea following our coffee, and end the day with some chocolate dessert. ALL of these foods / drinks contain caffeine.Continue reading
Progesterone cream is a wonderful product for women in peri-menopause and menopause, or even earlier as a therapy for estrogen dominance. When people think of female hormones, estrogen is usually the first thing that comes to mind.Continue reading
One of my Biggest Anti-Aging Secrets of all is "How I Maintain my Weight". I think MY method is the best method of all. Do you want to know what it is?Continue reading