Is it hot in here?

Most women beginning in their mid-to-late 40s can identify with this image.  These are the all-too-familiar hot flashes that accompany mid-life transitional changes for most women.  And while this is a very common phenomenon that is perfectly normal given the physiologic and hormonal changes taking place, any woman losing sleep and suffering with excessive hot … Continue reading Is it hot in here?

Mildly insufficient sleep has consequences…

... and even an hour of missed sleep (consistently) could drastically increase your odds for depression, hopelessness, restlessness and nervousness.  So how much is an optimal amount of sleep?  We should all be getting between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night, as this has been proven to be an optimal sleep range.  But … Continue reading Mildly insufficient sleep has consequences…

Could an aspirin a day keep cancer at bay?… yes, maybe!

Do you have questions about whether aspirin is right for you?  This is a great topic to discuss with your doctor during your physical... especially if you happen to be between the ages of 50 and 70!  In your 50s and 60s, there exists the greatest potential benefit for aspirin use.  A new study out … Continue reading Could an aspirin a day keep cancer at bay?… yes, maybe!