Waiting for you hot flashes to subside? These sweaty sessions can stay in your life for up to a decade or longer. There is relief, but not all remedies are equally effective.
“There are lots of muddied ideas out there, and you have to be careful,” says Dr. Jennifer Pearlman, a women’s health and wellness physician in Toronto. “Women are best served by a medical expert who can direct them to the most suitable options for them regarding safety and effectiveness.”
Your little bundle of joy arrived and surprisingly weighed in at a small fraction of your total pregnancy weight gain. The numbers aren’t adding up and you may — like many moms — begin to wonder if you will ever get your body back after baby.
Celebrity moms like Victoria Beckham and Angelina Jolie that have rapidly snapped back from pregnancy to their previous svelte shapes have led many new moms to set unrealistic expectations. Well, don’t despair! It is neither realistic nor healthy to transform yourself so quickly…
One-cheek or two? Wet or dry? Tongue or peck? Kissing is no simple matter but rather an act that can be executed in many different ways with many different meanings.
Kissing dates back through evolution and probably stems from our primate ancestral mothers passing chewed food to their young…
As January marks the New Year and new beginnings, health resolutions are in full swing with aspirations for healthier, cleaner and leaner versions of ourselves. Hence, the rise in marketing and promotion of Detox and Cleanse products such as “liver tonics”, “gut cleansers” and treatments like chelation and colonic cleanses….
Want to get your Skin #FITforTIFF? Here are my top tips for red carpet-ready skin.
Well nourished skin radiates health and beauty. Our skin is comprised of protein (collagen) and fat, so it requires adequate hydration for proper function. So, to get skin Fit…
Reproductive aging can start in our 30s. But there’s help for PMS symptoms, perimenopause and menopause. Here’s what to know about hormone therapy and other options.
Is the progressive weight gain associated with aging inevitable? This is the question that countless patients ask of me in frustration as despite their valiant efforts with diet and exercise — their midlines continue to expand.
As we age, our bodies are less responsive to the typical caloric equation of…
Over the past decade, neuroscientists have discovered that adult brains are capable of adapting and developing new connections (neuroplasticity). By keeping your brain fit through regular mental exercises and brain challenges you can expand your capacity and prevent age-related loss of function (dementia).
What does an exercise program for your…
November 27, 2014