In ancient Asian medicine, saffron is used as a treatment for menopausal symptoms, and now, studies show that the spice does in fact help ease many of the painful symptoms commonly associated with menopause, including depression, irritability, headaches, fatigue, and cramps. Michael Greger, M.D. of NutritionFacts.org, tells us more.
I’ve had to deal with my share of health issues in my life, but one obstacle that I was hoping to avoid was a problem with my weight. While for most of my life, my weight did fluctuate by 10 or 15 lbs., I was on the taller side so I was able to hide any extra pounds pretty well. What I was not prepared for were the effects of the dreaded “M” word… yes, I’m talking about Menopause. After [...]
He tenido que enfrentar varias problemas con la salud en mi vida, pero un obstáculo que yo tenía la esperanza de evitar era un problema con mi peso. Durante la mayor parte de mi vida, mi peso fluctuó 10 o 15 libras, pero era alta y podía esconder el peso bien. Lo que no me esperaba eran los efectos de esa temida palabra que empieza con la letra “m” … sí, estoy hablando de la menopausia. Después de entrar a [...]
Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom lived a 48-year-old woman named Kim. She lived in a small suburban town in Southern California with her husband, two children, dog, and cat. She always prided herself on her ability to multi-task; getting the kids ready for school, making breakfasts and lunches for day, throwing in a load of laundry—all while tuning into a corporate conference call. All was well in “Multi-Tasking Land” until one day, about three years ago, things [...]