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Serrapeptase to the Knee Rescue

It appears that serrapeptase is the solution to my current knee problem. Earlier I wrote about the problems I was having with my knee. In summary it was popping and swelling and making it difficult for me to perform my usual daily tasks. Chiropractic visits seemed to temporarily improve things but it didn’t completely solve… Read More

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Knee Anatomy

What does it mean when your knee starts popping and swelling? Is it because of a tear in the meniscus or is it because of a maladjusted spine? At my age I’m used to the sandy sound of chondromalacia, but the popping and swelling is a whole new adventure. When the Knee Popping Began About… Read More

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Klingon Romulan Dvorak

Dvorak is not an alien race from Star Trek such as the Romulans or Klingons, neither is it some type of fad new spoken language. Dvorak is a type of keyboard layout. Yes, there is another keyboard layout other than QWERTY. In reading the book, How the Body Knows its Mind, by Sian Beilock, Chapter… Read More

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I don’t know if there is scientific proof that red meat contributes to menopausal hot flashes, but I do know that I gave up red meats a little over a month ago (June 18th) and within a couple of days the flashes began do diminish. After a couple of weeks they only occurred once or… Read More

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Hot Flash

No matter which way you slice it, hot flashes suck! I don’t normally try to offend readers with my first sentence, but if you are a woman (or man) who suffers from hot flashes, I’m sure you agree with me. Whether you suffer from the occasional embarrassing sudden outburst of sweat or the never-ending set-your-watch… Read More

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Eating Fat and Dropping Carbs

Kabobs

Sometimes when you’re in the process of absorbing a ton of new information, it’s tough to digest it all. Let me see if I can back this up a little. I’ve always been health conscious. Whether or not I did the right thing by eating right and exercising, I was always conscious of it. I… Read More

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If you suffer from hot flashes or night sweats (whether they are caused by menopause or not), sage may be your answer. Here’s the story. About a decade or so ago I had my first bout with hot flashes. I changed my dietary habits and they went away. From time to time when I went… Read More

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Menopause and Hormones

Menopause Book

If you are a woman or have women in your life that you care about, you should read the book What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Menopause  by Dr. John R. Lee, M.D.  Don’t let the title fool you.  This book is a good read for women going through menopause, but it’s also… Read More

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African Black Soap

The other day while watching the Dr. Oz TV show, he introduced a product called Black African Soap. This soap is supposed to help soften dry skin and diminish acne. Dry Skin and Acne? One soap that tackles both dry skin and acne? I always thought dry skin and acne were mutually exclusive. Growing up… Read More

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Power Walk

During my menopause journey I was most concerned with how to stop the dreaded hot flashes. I had my first hot flash in my early 40’s and did a lot of research on how to stop them. They’re awful. Within a couple of months I had the hot flashes licked and promptly forgot about menopause… Read More

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