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Sexual Peak vs. Hormonal Peak – A Big Difference

As you can see by my picture, I'm feeling impish talking about sex and aging.  You okay with this conversation? Sexual Peak:  The concepts of a biologically predetermined "sexual peak" is mostly made up.  Sexual peaks have no age cap. Hormonal Peak:  Men hit their "hormonal peak" around 18, and for women it's in their mid-20s. Mark Goldstien [...]

Women and Water – What You Are Missing

Women and Water.  Ladies - you are 80 to 90% water.  Your brain is 90% water.  That is a lot of water and yet about 90% of us are chronically dehydrated. Which shows as aches and pains, brain fog, wrinkles on the face, dry skin on the body, leg cramps, overheating (not necessarily hot flashes but [...]

Over 50? One Stat You Need To Know

Here are two direct quotes from Younger Next Year for Women by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, MD. "70 percent of aging, for women as for men, is voluntary...you do not have to do it." "You can also skip 50 per cent of all the sickness and serious accidents you'd expect to have from the time you [...]

Ladies, Are You 45 or So and Feeling Like This?

I asked this question to a small group of women recently who were mid-forties, approaching fifty.  "What is your most challenging thing about getting older as a woman?" Having my face, boobs and butt go south. Losing my mind to Alzheimer's. Facial wrinkles. Not seeming like a sexual being to the world. I don't think it's [...]

Thoughts that Can Alter our Aging Genes and Bodies

"In 1981, eight men in their 70s and 80s attended a five-day retreat at a monastery in Peterborough, NH, organized by Harvard University, where they were asked to pretend that they were 22 years younger than their present age." Portions of this post are taken from Lynne McTaggart's blog, whose work contains exhaustive research that produces [...]

Ladies – Curious as to How Long You Could Live?

Gail Sheehy in her book New Passages, Mapping Your Life Across Time notes some pretty amazing longevity statistics for us ladies. "A woman who reaches age 50 today - and remains free of cancer and heart disease - can expect to see her ninety-second birthday.5" "Even when all women, sickly or well, from every income group [...]