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Belly Fat and Menopause

Belly Fat and Menopause

Why is my waist disappearing? Are you struggling with menopause-related stubborn belly fat? Have you ever wondered why, as you age, your hourglass waist disappears? Research shows that a female’s waist to breast or hip ratio should be about 0.7 to attract the opposite...

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Perimenopause Weight Loss Resistance Part II

Perimenopause Weight Loss Resistance Part II

Stress and perimenopause weight loss Where is Part I of the resistance to perimenopause weight loss? I haven’t finished it, but let’s address the second issue  - our unmoderated stress response. I’ve talked about stress before and where it can come from, but let’s...

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Liver Reboot, Not a Liver Detox …

Liver Reboot, Not a Liver Detox …

Liver love! (no, not eating liver...) Although it has some benefits if that is your jam, I'm talking about loving the liver you have. You hear about fad detoxes everywhere. Drink nothing but lemon water for a day! Take these supplements and these shakes and lose 30...

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The Red Queen & Menopause Weight Loss

The Red Queen & Menopause Weight Loss

The Queen Menopause weight gain and loss can be a mystery. The paradox of the curse of the Red Queen states that "What worked yesterday is unlikely to work today!" When we reach midlife and perimenopause and menopause kick in, so does her curse. What historically...

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Is It Menopause or Perimenopause or What?

Is It Menopause or Perimenopause or What?

Menopause vs. perimenopause Menopause is here when you go 12 months without a menstrual cycle and is only that one day. But what about perimenopause? The average age of natural menopause is around 51. I was close at 50.5. My last period was February 14th of the prior...

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Menopause Resources I Love

Menopause Resources I Love

I have mentioned that there is not a lot of information out there to prepare you for perimenopause. I only found out after I was put on hormone replacement therapy that there were other options. I have since educated myself by taking a course, working with a...

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