I’m a woman getting to be around the age where I care about my bones. The irony? Lactose intolerance appears to be another milestone that comes with this age! It’s not so bad that I can never have dairy, but let’s just say that if I ever do anything to offend you, you can seek your revenge by sending me an extra-cheese pizza. Recovering from a case of the milk ‘urps from my breakfast latte, in fact, I was very happy to see non-dairy sources of calcium covered on my favorite TV doctor show today.
After menopause, many women are eager to embrace a new lifestyle that includes enhancing or rekindling sexual feelings for their partners. But turning 50 often comes with a list of excuses for avoiding passion and intimacy. Too tired. Too busy. No desire.
If you’re concerned about sex drive, here are three herbs that might help bring your desires out of retirement.
It was slow but sure—fatigue, mood swings, fuzzy thinking, irritability, insomnia, facial hair (what was up with that?!). These exhausting, frustrating symptoms just crept up on me. And I had no idea why.
It occurred to me that because I was over 40, maybe hormones had something to do with it. I did some research, and sure enough, the signs were there. My hormones were out of whack. Yet, I didn’t feel it was severe enough to see my doctor. Instead, I wanted to try to get them in check on my own, using natural solutions—such as diet, exercise and supplements.
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