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  • While menopause has challenges—from hot flashes to mood swings to struggles with intimacy—you don’t have to suffer in silence or go it alone; effectiv

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  • Menopause has met its match! Let me introduce your midlife wellness team! I am Dr. Laurie Birkholz. Together with Dr. Barb DePree, we work at Lakeshor

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  • Given all of the unpredictability of perimenopause, you’re wondering which symptoms carry over into menopause and which are resolved: Will you feel yo

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  • Of all the changes happening during perimenopause and menopause, difficulty sleeping is one of the most common. Women may notice a difference as early

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  • Be sure to consider Medication Side Effects Many diseases, or the drugs used to treat them, can inhibit your sexuality by reducing arousal or your abi

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  • As you are cleaning out your closets this spring it’s a great time to take note of that great big closet in your mind. It’s where we store a lot of ha

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  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common disorder that up to 40% of women of childbearing age experience. It causes emotional, behavioral and physical

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  • Vaginismus, a vaginal muscle spasm that prevents penetration, can be part of a vicious cycle of pain and response. If you experience painful intercour

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  • Yes, dryness is generalized in menopause, because the estrogen receptors we have from head to toe (and especially in genital tissues) have far-reachin

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  • Early detection of breast cancer can save your life. Knowing your risks is part of early detection, and so is a regular mammogram screening. A mammogr

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  • Bones weaken with age in both men and women. Since menopause temporarily accelerates bone loss, women usually see the greatest decline in bone density

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  • Heart disease is a sobering reminder of mortality. After a heart attack or surgery, you live with a new reality. Maybe you’re faced with dietary restr

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  • Statistics tell us what we already know: it’s become almost as cliché to fail at our New Year’s resolutions as it is to make them in the first place.

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  • No one purposefully sets out to have problems when they begin to use alcohol. But excessive alcohol consumption is a risk factor for many health and s

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  • It’s pretty common to consider taking care of our physical health but what about our mental health? That’s not as common, but in reality taking care o

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  • In an ideal world, we’d all love our bodies exactly as they are. We’d love our little muffin tops for the reminder of all the ice cream sundaes we’ve

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  • The summer always brings a lot of excitement to kids because school is out and they’re looking forward to sleeping in and fun summer activities. Howev

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  • In this month of the heart as we think of those we love it is important to include some special regard for ourselves too. Our lives after all include

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  • Bringing a baby into the world is an exhilarating experience, but it doesn’t come free of worry, perhaps most especially regarding labor pain . The go

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  • Has your doctor ever told you that you have high cholesterol or that you should consider a low cholesterol diet? Then, did you think: What does that m

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  • Depression is an illness that affects your thoughts, feelings, behavior and physical health. It is different than being sad or “down-in-the-dumps” bec

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  • Nobody looks forward to discussing sexual health concerns with their doctor, and no woman is eager to share being dry “down there” or having painful i

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  • This month, let’s talk about a way to more consciously harness brain power. We’ve talked before about mindfulness meditation and how it can improve th

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  • Blood pressure is the intensity with which blood pushes against the walls of the arteries. It is measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg) while the h

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  • As a menopause care specialist, I hear almost daily from women who are surprised that sex is painful or less satisfying. Their stories vary, but the t

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