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5 Health And Wellness Resources For The Maturing Woman

While there is nothing that can be done to stop the passage of years, there are many things that we can do for ourselves to help prevent and treat the health conditions that come along with growing older (and better!).     We’ve rounded up five helpful resources for you to help keep your health and wellness on track as you enter Life, Part Two: The Older and Wiser Years. There are certain symptoms most women over 40 commonly experience that are normal and to be expected as part of the aging process. While you probably have experienced most of them in one form or another at some point in your life, they can also be hinting at a more...

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Which Safe Feminine Moisturizer Is Right For Me – Silicon Or Water Based?

 While adapting to the many hormonal changes our bodies go through during menopause, the mechanics of love making sometimes takes a back seat (no pun intended) to the symptoms we experience throughout the day every day.    While we’re dealing with the fatigue, hot flashes, mood swings, and all the rest that seem beyond our control, one thing we can have some control over is our vaginal lubrication. Yep – that means having a healthy, moisturized vagina so that you’re comfortable during intercourse, or simply daily activities. Vaginal dryness is a very common symptom of menopause and can be easily counteracted with a feminine moisturizer. You are going to be applying it to the most sensitive parts of your body so...

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Natural Menopause Symptom Management From 5 Unexpected Sources

Adapting to natural lifestyle adjustments during menopause not only makes the body and mind feel better, it also brings along a feeling of control over our bodies at a time when control seems to be out of our reach. Small, yet important, changes can create results that will help alleviate menopause symptoms and improve overall well-being. With a bit of time and effort, along with some trial and error, discovering the combination of natural steps that works to help you relieve your symptoms is possible. We've put together a list of 5 helpful resources to start you on your journey: 1.) The benefits of aloe vera continue to surprise. Aside from being commonly used  for cuts, scrapes, and burns (along with...

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Why Is There Such A Thing As Vaginal Dryness?

As women, we face a lot of unanswered changes in our bodies – many that we didn’t realize were headed our way.   Whether you’ve had babies or are heading into the menopause years of life, your body is experiencing ebbs and flows in estrogen…and that creates all sorts of unpleasant outcomes. Add to that list vaginal dryness. Let’s walk through what that is, why you get it and what it means. Many women experience vaginal dryness at some point in their life which can occur at any age for a number of different reasons including a range of physiological, emotional, and psychological issues. Hormonal changes in your body or side effects from some medications can affect your physical ability...

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