Best Advice For Menopause-Being A Woman Isnt For Wimps

My daughter, who is in her 20’s, likes to tease me and my friends about menopause. She isn’t being cruel and we all laugh, but I often think to myself “just wait”. I’ve often said that being a women isn’t for wimps and that is the best advice for menopause I can give. My next best advice for menopause would be to educate yourself. It’s sad, and I’m as guilty as anyone, but sometimes we know very little about how our own bodies work. I really didn’t know very much about menopause and what I thought I knew actually turned out to not be that accurate. When my son was younger and he and his friends would talk about girls, …

The Versatile Antioxidant Vitamin

Slice an apple into half, and it turns brown. A copper penny suddenly becomes green, or an iron nail when left outside, will rust. What do all these events have in common? These are examples of a process called oxidation. If the sliced apple is dipped in a lemon juice, however, the rate at which the apple turns brown is slowed. It is because the Vitamin C in the lemon juice slows the rate of oxidative damage. Since its discovery 65 years ago, vitamin C has come to be known as a “wonder worker.” Because of its role in collagen formation and other life-sustaining functions, Vitamin C serves as a key immune system nutrient and a potent free-radical fighter. This …

Success and Healthy Aging

How to understand healthy aging: Healthy aging is defined as a process that does not implicate disabilities and disease. Living a healthy aging involves removing these debilitating conditions. To leave this world of old age is healthy living. When you can go out without having conditions that end your life sooner, you have lived a healthy life. Someone who stays active throughout their life can reduce aging symptoms, such as crowfeet, wrinkles, etc. The person can maintain activities and take care of self can also keep their teeth longer, at least most. Most active people will enjoy life longer than those who sit on the couch holding it down. According to medical experts, the number of elders entering nursing facilities …