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HOT FLASH! 4 Cool Styles For Menopause

If you are on the brink of or in the throws of menopause, you have likely experienced a hot flash or two. And, it doesn't take the hot months of summer to bring them on. Though I have been able to keep mine under control with supplements and diet now, there was a time they plagued me daily. I was forced to alter my wardrobe slightly to accommodate the sudden temperature changes. I've compiled a short list of some cool styles for menopause that have helped me keep cool and fashionable.

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Memory Loss: Is It Normal?

Setting aside the wrinkles, the drooping boobs, and the inability to see anything closer to my face than two feet, the worst thing about aging is the sudden short term memory lapses that seem to come at the most inopportune times (ie. missplacing your keys when you're already late; your phone number has vacated your brain when you have to leave a message on someone's voicemail; your child's name escapes you).

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Ten Facts About Calcium

Fact #1 - You need it for much more than building strong bones and teeth, including for blood clotting, the transmission of nerve impulses, and the regulation of the heart's rhythm. Fact #2 - Calcium is the most abundant mineral in our bodies; women carry about 2 1/2 pounds worth. The chalky substance found in rocks is mostly carried in our bones and teeth (about 99%). Your muscles, soft tissues, and body fluids carry the rest.

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