DO POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN NEED IRON SUPPLEMENTS?

First, let’s back up. Iron is an essential nutrient for women and men.  It builds healthy red blood cells that, in turn, carry oxygen to all parts of the body. Muscles need iron as well in order to support muscle metabolism and healthy connective tissue. Before menopause, women need about 18 milligrams of iron each day, whichContinue reading “DO POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN NEED IRON SUPPLEMENTS?”

COOLSCULPTING PART III – FOR MENOPAUSE FAT

If you have followed my CoolSculpting progress for the last two months, you are aware that my first procedure was done in October. My final session was performed the first of November and I will have a follow-up appointment in three months, which will determine how effective the procedure was. At this point, I canContinue reading “COOLSCULPTING PART III – FOR MENOPAUSE FAT”

MENOPAUSE WARNING: DROOLING CAUSES MOUTH YEAST INFECTION

WHO KNEW?? A few months ago, I posted about drooling in the blog, “Pass Me the Drool Cup, Please.” Little did I know that, besides being an embarrassment and inconvenience, drooling can also cause a yeast infection in the corners of the mouth. As mentioned in my previous blog, this is due to the lossContinue reading “MENOPAUSE WARNING: DROOLING CAUSES MOUTH YEAST INFECTION”

COOLSCULPTING FOR MENOPAUSE PAUNCH – PART II

I had my first session of CoolSculpting and found it to be a thoroughly pleasant experience.  Of course, most any procedure would be, compared to the spine and knee surgeries I have had, plus injections in my feet for various maladies! The procedure was done in my dermatologist’s office and performed by a very pleasant,Continue reading “COOLSCULPTING FOR MENOPAUSE PAUNCH – PART II”

COOLSCULPTING: FOR WHEN FAT IS NO LONGER FIT (OR WHAT TO DO ABOUT A MENOPAUSE PAUNCH)

“If you can squeeze it, we can freeze it,” so states the Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center on their website. Where do I sign up??? If you have read my previous blogs (“Fit Fat – During Menopause and After” and “Do You Have Menopause Paunch?”), you will understand my frustration over the last few yearsContinue reading “COOLSCULPTING: FOR WHEN FAT IS NO LONGER FIT (OR WHAT TO DO ABOUT A MENOPAUSE PAUNCH)”