Perimenopause: A Primer

My female patients, especially those over 35, will often qualify any symptom with the phrase “It could just be menopause, but…”  It could just be menopause, but I am so tired all the time! It could just be menopause, but I have gained 15 pound this year!  It could just be menopause, but I wakeContinue reading “Perimenopause: A Primer”

Battling the Bulge, Concrete Tactics for Managing Your Weight After 40

Insulin resistance is often the key culprit in the stubborn midlife weight gain so many women experience.  What can we do to improve insulin resistance? Let’s talk solutions*.  If you are already eating a healthy diet and exercising you are on the right track, but attention to a few details can make all the difference.Continue reading “Battling the Bulge, Concrete Tactics for Managing Your Weight After 40”