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Bye-Bye Bloat!

Bye-Bye Bloat!

November 12, 2019 0 Comments

I’m a toned size 12, and at 5’ 9,” I’m at my happy weight, just under 140. But every now and then, parts of my body – namely my tummy, fingers, and ankles – mysteriously swell up. My slacks or skirts or skirts feel tight, and it’s hard to remove my rings.
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Exercise in Perimenopause, Menopause and Post Menopause

Exercise in Perimenopause, Menopause and Post Menopause

September 17, 2019 0 Comments

We don’t usually associate the two, but they are very interrelated. The hormones most associated with exercise and muscle are insulin, cortisol, and oxytocin (the three master hormones), plus glucagon, growth hormone, estrogen, and testosterone.
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What You Need to Know About Having a Hysterectomy

What You Need to Know About Having a Hysterectomy

August 20, 2019 0 Comments

One gynecological topic that I get a lot of questions about is relating to hysterectomies. More specifically, how does having a hysterectomy impact a woman’s hormones and what can women do to reduce side effects and lingering symptoms after having a hysterectomy procedure; but also, should a woman even have a hysterectomy in the first place?
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Myths vs. Facts About Sun, Skin & Sunscreen

Myths vs. Facts About Sun, Skin & Sunscreen

July 02, 2019 0 Comments

The weather has warmed up, the sun is shining and it’s time for outdoor fun. With hot summer rays and UV Safety Month upon us, I want to debunk a few myths about sunlight and sun protection, and set the record straight with the facts.
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Feminine Skincare Products: Do’s and Dont's How to Avoid Toxins in Cosmetics

Feminine Skincare Products: Do’s and Dont's How to Avoid Toxins in Cosmetics

June 18, 2019 0 Comments

Take a peek inside my medicine cabinet, and you’ll see very few expensive skin lotions and potions. Over the past several years, I’ve become very aware that our day-to-day skincare products are laced with potent chemicals that are linked to skin irritations, hormone problems, and cancer.
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MOMS…CELEBRATE YOURSELF THIS MOTHER’S DAY!

MOMS…CELEBRATE YOURSELF THIS MOTHER’S DAY!

May 07, 2019 0 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day, beautiful! This day was established over 100 years ago to honor mothers everywhere. And that’s exactly what my four daughters did for me last Mother’s Day! They surprised me with an Arabian Nights-themed party, complete with a tent set up on the beach, beautiful pillows on the sand, Mediterranean finger food, lemonade, and champagne. I was so touched, and it was a special day I will hold in my heart for a lifetime.
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Boost Your Liquid Assets: 5 Hydrating Tips for a Healthier You

Boost Your Liquid Assets: 5 Hydrating Tips for a Healthier You

April 09, 2019 0 Comments

If you’ve been struggling with weight gain, fatigue, and unwholesome cravings, may I suggest a strategy of drinking more? Sounds like fun, right? But I should make it clear that it’s water, not alcohol, that I have in mind!
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Switch New Year’s Resolutions For Love Your Life Goals

Switch New Year’s Resolutions For Love Your Life Goals

December 20, 2018 0 Comments

The start of a new year is often seen as a golden opportunity to improve our quality of life by changing an undesired trait or behavior that we see in ourselves.

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Why Do I Get Sick Often? How To Prevent Sickness, Naturally

October 26, 2018 0 Comments

Fall is in the air! I love it. But, it’s also that time of year when we see ads for flu shots, and everyone seems to be worried about getting sick. I’m sure you’re wondering, “Why do I get sick when the weather changes?”
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Mindshare Impact Award For Innovator Of The Year: This Award Is For YOU (Thank You)

August 29, 2018 0 Comments

I was awarded the Impact Award for Innovator of the Year at this year’s Mindshare Summit in San Diego, California.

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