Category Archives: Health & Beauty

Menopause is Often Confused with Men-O-Pause? Rubbish!!!

Menopause is often confused with men-o-pause (as in men having to “pause” their hormonal urges)? This is rubbish. Let’s give this entire topic a different spin. For starters, look on the bright side – no more monthly periods, bloating, back aches, headaches, cramps, “moods.” Sure, ya gotta do something about all the other side effects … Continue reading Menopause is Often Confused with Men-O-Pause? Rubbish!!!

Menopause: What’s a woman (and the person she lives with) to do?

Menopause time creeps up on people and few can decipher what symptoms are physiological or psychological. What they do know is something is very different. For so many women and the men they live with, Menopause is a complex time of transition. This is not true for everyone, but it is for most. Suddenly they … Continue reading Menopause: What’s a woman (and the person she lives with) to do?

Do Adults and Children Belong on Ritalin and Adderall?

I’ve received a surprising number of phone calls from parents asking me what I know about the long-term effects of Ritalin and Adderall. Their physicians had recommended their young children or college-age students take these medications either because they were hyperactive, had been diagnosed with attention deficient disorder, or simply needed help studying to possibly … Continue reading Do Adults and Children Belong on Ritalin and Adderall?