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MENOPAUSE COOLSCULPTING: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE VERY UGLY — FINAL REPORT

To recap the CoolSculpting process that I underwent and have previously posted about, the clinic ordered two sessions for removing fat cells from the stomach area.  My first session occurred on October 1 and my second on November 2.  The sessions were not painful (rather relaxing) and I experienced no side effects — at that time.Continue reading “MENOPAUSE COOLSCULPTING: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE VERY UGLY — FINAL REPORT”

MENOPAUSE WRINKLES AND WATTLES – YOUR MAGNIFYING MIRROR IS NOT YOUR BEST FRIEND

My magnifying mirror is the bane of my existence.  If I didn’t need it to pluck my eyebrows, it would be in a landfill somewhere.  I don’t need a reminder that I am approaching my twilight years!  Menopause brings about many changes in the body’s functions, hormonal composition, and appearance. One of the more noticeable changesContinue reading “MENOPAUSE WRINKLES AND WATTLES – YOUR MAGNIFYING MIRROR IS NOT YOUR BEST FRIEND”

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?”

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