Menopause: Just Another Stage of Life Sometimes people toss around the word “menopause” like it’s some sort of bizarre condition or disease. They blame the way a woman acts or what she might say on that elusive medical term “menopause,” as if this provides some sort of scapegoat and explanation for the way a person..
5 Good Reasons to Embrace Menopause In American society, we’ve done a great job at placing negative emphasis on menopause, the natural transition that women go through sometime after the age of 40. We equate menopause with old age, loss of youth and the point at which a woman’s life begins a downward spiral…
Take Control of Your Arthritis It’s starts with stiffness in your fingers and eventually leads to discomfort in your knees and elbows. Your grandparents had it. Your parents had it. And now, you figure, it was just a matter of time before you, too, developed arthritis. Well, you think, this is it. So much for..
Importance of Good Posture: Even if they didn’t realize it at the time, all those years of our parents telling us to sit up straight and not slouch not only helped us look poised as we were growing up, but they also had a positive effect on our posture. Posture refers to how the body..
Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening The human spine has a natural curve that can be seen when looking at it from the side. Sometimes, however, the spine develops an unnatural curve in which it is bent forward, backward or to the side which results in an “S” or “C” shape. This unnatural curvature is..
7 Reasons to Thank Your Mother for Good Health As children, we think we know best when we want to eat three meals of chocolate cake and apple pie. We’re positive there is nothing wrong about staying up all night and skipping soccer practice because we’re tired. And surely it would have been perfectly fine..