28 Apr '12, 12am

The Meaning of Menopause | Care2 Healthy Living

The Meaning of Menopause | Care2 Healthy Living

I’m 48 now. A year and half ago, I could still say I was “approaching menopause.” But a year ago, the first hot flashes presented themselves, in series of 20 or 30 a day. Menopause had come, no doubt about it. Red-faced and covered in sweat, I wrote my book De houdbare vrouw (The Everlasting Woman ). Since then, I’ve put a year and a half and countless hot flashes behind me. To be honest, I’m rather cold-natured, so I don’t have much of a problem being very warm for a few minutes. I finally understand why the cardigan is such an important piece of clothing for women over a certain age. I actually like hot flashes. As a result of my journalistic and scientific background, I’ve approached menopause primarily from a place of curiosity. My thermostat appears to be somewhat confused. A little research tells me that during a hot flash, blood pressure drops dramatically for a sho...

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care2.com 28 Apr '12, 2pm

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What Ayurveda is NOT | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 27 Apr '12, 6pm

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Ayurvedic Anti-Ageing Formula | Care2 Healthy Living: The modern science are engaged in researching the products...

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care2.com 27 Apr '12, 3pm

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care2.com 04 May '12, 11pm

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care2.com 28 Apr '12, 2pm

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care2.com 27 Apr '12, 4pm

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The Benefits of Intuitive Eating | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 26 Apr '12, 1pm

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12 Stunning Tree Houses | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 28 Apr '12, 12am

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care2.com 29 Apr '12, 6pm

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care2.com 29 Apr '12, 11pm

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care2.com 05 May '12, 8pm

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care2.com 27 Apr '12, 2pm

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How to Grow Sprouts | Care2 Healthy Living

How to Grow Sprouts | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 22 Apr '12, 9pm

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