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Ask the Experts

Dear Red Hot Mamas Experts, I work 45 hours per week and it’s wearing on me because I can’t get a good night’s sleep. Should I start taking sleeping pills? Or is there an effective herbal remedy? Thank you, J ...

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The Newest Estrogen is the Oldest One – Duavee

Before the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) was published in 2002, Premarin® was a household name and one of the most widely used medications in the world. But after the WHI suggested that it caused an increase in breast cancer, blood ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas

I pondered what I would write about this month and then I looked outside of my office window. While doing so, I saw the bright sunshine glowing and I started thinking about how I felt as a kid when summer ...

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Nurse Barb’s Daily Dose

Why does my Vagina feel like the Sahara? When you buy your ticket on the hormonal roller coaster, affectionately known as menopause, I have some bad news: Sorry, you probably won’t be making a stop at Splash Mountain. Nope, menopause ...

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What is Your Sleep IQ?

Are you having difficulty sleeping? Do you know the health risks if you are? In this article, I talk about sleep to help you determine your sleep IQ. Check it out and let me know what you think in the ...

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Ask the Experts

Dear Red Hot Mamas Experts, I recently had a hysterectomy and am currently experiencing horrible menopausal symptoms. Forgetfulness is a major issue. I find myself forgetting things on a daily basis and it’s starting to scare me. Help! Thank you! ...

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Is It Menopause or Your Thyroid?

If you haven’t been feeling yourself for months lacking energy, feeling cold all the time or feeling warm, not remembering things, you may have a thyroid problem. Each day, thousands of middle aged women visit their doctors with complaints like ...

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Don’t Sugar Coat It…Diabetes Effects Menopause Symptoms

The Effects of Menopause and Diabetes Hormonal changes The menopause, and the years leading up to it, is when women’s bodies gradually produce less estrogen and progesterone. These hormonal changes can affect blood sugar levels differently for each individual. Many ...

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Social Ties Are Good For Your Health…

 “People Who Need People Are The Luckiest People In The World” Do you all remember Barbara Streisland singing that song?  Well, the words to that song illustrate the connection between friendship, health and our happiness.  It’s important to understand the ...

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