Tag Archives: Menopause Minute

Weightlifting For Your Pelvic Floor

Contributed by Dr. Barb DePree- Red Hot Mamas Expert Nicely defined muscles hint at strength and endurance and a healthy lifestyle. Some of us even work hard to build them. There’s one set of muscles that can not only help with the ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- May 2018

“Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.” – Kahlil Gibran Dear Red Hot Mamas, Spring is finally here after our long bout of cold spells we’ve succumbed to in New Jersey. It’s so great to see the ...

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The Business of Your Bones… Osteoporosis

Contributed by Karen Giblin- Red Hot Mamas Expert   Osteoporosis literally means porous bones. It is a disease that makes a person’s bones weak and makes them more prone to fracture. Approximately 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million ...

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Common Arthritis Myths DeBunked

Contributed by Rebecca Evans- Guest Contributor For many arthritis sufferers, one of the most frustrating parts is how inevitable so much of it can sometimes be. But a big part of that frustration is the result of misunderstanding, so let’s take ...

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Menopause and Meditation

Contributed by Brooke Faulkner- Guest Contributor Menopause can seem like a betrayal of the body. After decades of getting used to the first round of puberty, this second major change in the body can cause stress and discomfort. Of course, menopause ...

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Painful Sex After 50

Contributed by Barbara Dehn NP, FAANP, NCMP- Red Hot Mamas Expert There’s lots of reasons why sex might be painful after you turn 50. For many women as estrogen levels decline during midlife, their vaginas become much more dry and don’t have ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- April 2018

“Do not look back on happiness or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.” – Henry Ward Beecher Dear Red Hot Mamas, We’ve all heard the adage ...

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Menopause at Work?

Contributed by Dr. Barb DePree- Red Hot Mamas Expert For our mothers, pregnancy was the workplace unmentionable. Once a married woman began to “show,” she was expected to leave her job and begin her new life as a stay-at-home wife and ...

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