Understanding Early Menopause and Its Health Risks

At some point, all women will experience the transition known as menopause. This transition typically occurs around the age of 50, although it’s normal for some women to experience it earlier or later. What’s less normal, however, is for women to experience menopause a decade (or more!) early.

How to Manage Your Menopause Sleep Disruption

Among the many symptoms women might experience as they approach menopause, one of the most difficult to cope with might be insomnia. It is common for both women entering perimenopause and who are post-menopausal to complain about sleep trouble in their middle age.

Can You Inherit the Risk of Memory Loss?

As people age, one of their most common fears is losing their memory and experiencing cognitive dysfunction. These fears might be heightened even more if you’ve watched a parent endure the same thing. If your parent appears to have a bad memory—ranging from daily forgetfulness to severe dementia—you might be wondering if their bad memory has been passed down to you.

How to Manage These 4 Common Skin Changes During Menopause

Leading up to and after your last period, your body experiences a number of changes, from dips in libido to mood swings to insomnia. Most of these are caused by fluctuating and, later, reduced levels of estrogen and progesterone. Unfortunately, these hormonal changes can also have lasting effects on your skin.

Depression and Anxiety Are Normal in the Lead-Up to Menopause

As you approach the age when menopause is likely to begin, you’ll probably know of a few symptoms to watch out for. Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia—these are commonly discussed and complained about among menopausal women. But what’s not talked about as often—and what should be—is the effect this transitional period can have on your mental wellbeing.

How Music Can Affect Your Memory

Children learn to memorize things by creating catchy tunes, and you might be surprised to find that you can recall all the lyrics to a once-favorite song from years ago. Throughout our everyday lives, we consistently discover things that point to a connection between music and memory.

The Link Between Poor Sleep and Memory Loss

If you’ve ever had a night or two of poor sleep, you know how it goes: You slog through the next day feeling a little out of it and unable to concentrate or remember things. Sleep deprivation is known to impact the brain in multiple ways, from raising stress levels and causing mood swings to making it harder to focus and process new information. Beyond these effects, however, researchers have discovered that sleep deprivation might be causing problems with memory.

Protect Your Skin & Hair from Summer Sun Damage

It’s summertime, baby! Even though COVID-19-related restrictions may mean you aren’t partaking of all your usual outdoor activities, we still want to help set you up for success when it comes to protecting your skin from the sun’s harsh rays. Did you know that your hair can also be damaged by UV exposure? Yep, you have to take extra care of your hair during warm weather, too!

Maximize Your WFH Productivity!

Many people who usually go into work are now working from home instead. If you are WFH, are you more of a “roll out of bed and start work in your PJs'' type? Or are you keeping up the same routine you normally would, except at home? Either way, you might find some challenges to your productivity, and we’re here to help!