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Brain fog in menopause

Brain fog in menopause

I didn’t have a very productive week because I couldn’t focus on a single task and went from this to that.  I didn't accomplish much in my business or in my personal life.  A week like this reminded me of my perimenopause when it was so hard to concentrate on a task...

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Are your Menopause Symptoms Normal? Me Time Midlife Podcast

Are your Menopause Symptoms Normal? Me Time Midlife Podcast

I've was recently the guest expert on the Me Time Midlife Podcast, "Are your Menopause Symptoms Normal?".  Here's an overview and a link to the full podcast. I started looking into the cause of my mood swings when I was in my 40s because my older son asked me to do...

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Four fundamentals of good health to boost your immune system

Four fundamentals of good health to boost your immune system

Especially right now we need to maintain a healthy immune system to reduce our chances of getting sick with the corona virus.  There are many unsubstantiated claims flying around, some made by people seeking only a quick profit.  But here are four fundamentals of good...

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Did you know that anxiety can cause hot flashes?

Did you know that anxiety can cause hot flashes?

I’m writing to you today because your menopause symptoms don’t go away just because we’re living in a pandemic.  On the contrary!  Did you know that anxiety can cause hot flashes?  Emotions such as anxiety or anxious feelings are known to trigger, bring on, hot...

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Let’s get together virtually, don’t be socially isolated

Let’s get together virtually, don’t be socially isolated

Let’s get together virtually! I left for Algonquin Park on Tuesday morning and came back to Toronto on Thursday afternoon to a different world!  The World Health Organization (WHO) had declared a pandemic, and pandemonium had ensued – the grocery store shelves were...

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Wash your hands, wipe your phone, clean your glasses

Wash your hands, wipe your phone, clean your glasses

To avoid being infected with the Coronavirus, COVID-19, or any other viruses (remember it is still flu season in the northern hemisphere) you should wash your hands and avoid touching your face. That’s to avoid transmission from out to in. In other words, we go out of...

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How To Prevent Falls And Fractures On Snow And Ice

How To Prevent Falls And Fractures On Snow And Ice

It’s the beginning of February and, as expected in the city where I live, and perhaps where you live too, there’s snow and ice on the ground. For your safety—especially in postmenopause—it's important to know how to prevent falls and fractures on snow and ice. In...

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Gen Xers Struggle with Perimenopause

Gen Xers Struggle with Perimenopause

Matt Galloway is the new host of The Current and on his first day on the job he interviewed Ada Calhoun author of the new book “Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis”. I’m not discussing the book here because I haven’t...

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