Health + Wellness

Can We Predict When Menopause Will Begin?

July 8, 2020

When will you start experiencing “the change”?  It’s something many of us wonder about, especially if you’re well into your 30’s or early 40’s. You may be thinking of having a child, expanding your family, or becoming pregnant unexpectedly. You’d love to know where you are in the fertility timeline. Is there a way to…

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What Can You Do About Midlife Weight Creep?

July 8, 2020

Weight creep, where the numbers on the scale gradually increase, tends to happen with age. Each new decade brings body changes, most notably, a decrease in calorie-burning muscle mass and an increase in body fat.  A study out of the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital followed male and female subjects…

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Handgrip Strength As A Measure of Overall Health

July 8, 2020

Did you know that your handgrip can tell you about how healthy you are overall? Your grip strength, is a measure of muscle health of your hands and forearms and, research suggests, it is a good indicator of overall muscle strength and greater longevity  in adults. Many studies have shown an association between weakened grip…

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