You know what happened to me during perimenopause?I lost 10 pounds, my skin looked great, and I became a much more pleasant human being.Ha! If you believed that for even 2 seconds, you are (a) delusional; (b) 25 years old; (c) a man. But not the man married to me.In perimenopause and menopause, we say farewell to the hormones that regulate our reproductive life—chemicals that send signals between our cells, like a sort of organic Twitter, communicating with almost every organ in the body. Their levels change throughout our lives—most noticeably at puberty, when we're flooded with them, and toward menopause, when there's a drought. (Balance your hormones and lose up to 15 pounds in just 3 weeks with this plan!)For many women, menopause is not an earth-shattering event. Indeed, in some cultures, it's not acknowledged at all. "There is no word for hot flash or even menopause in Korean," the writer Marie Myung-Ok Lee wrote me on Facebook. "My mom and most other Asian ladies I … [Read more...] about 6 Lessons On The Horror (And The Humor) Of Menopause
Red shoes and the 7 dwarfs
This article was updated on May 31, 2017. A representative from Locus Corporation, which is producing the film, emailed WomensHealthMag.com the following statement: "As the producer of the theatrical animated film “Red Shoes and the 7 Dwarfs”, now in production, Locus Corporation wishes to apologize regarding the first elements of our marketing campaign (in the form of a Cannes billboard and a trailer) which we realize has had the opposite effect from that which was intended. That advertising campaign is being terminated. There are certain things in life you spot that you immediately know are wrong. And a poster for a new animated movie in Cannes is one of them.The movie is called Red Shoes and the 7 Dwarfs, and it stars Chloe Grace Moretz as Snow White. “Princes who have turned into Dwarfs seek the red shoes of a lady in order to break the curse, although it won't be easy. A parody with a twist,” the movie’s description reads on IMDB. … [Read more...] about People Are Freaking Out About This Movie Poster—What Do You Think?
Check out the Men's Health Tech Guide -- The 100 Products that with change your life! 100. Motorola KRZRIn some ways, the KRZR--Motorola's newfangled Razr--represents everything that's wrong with technology. Sure, it's a capable cellphone, sporting a 20-megabyte hard drive, MicroSD slot, 2-megapixel camera with 8X digital zoom, and MP3 and video support. But we were expecting so much more from the sophomore sequel to the hottest handheld in the past decade. We can't blame the marketing gurus for preaching evolution over revolution, but this is how it'll go once we slip this hottie into our pocket: We'll have some great conversations, take her to a few nice places, and then start feeling the itch, craning our necks to see what everyone else is doing. We'll see a Samsung at a bar and wonder what it's like. Is it thinner? Is that a Wi-Fi antenna? And soon, we'll just be playing out the string, waiting on the TAZR or whatever else comes next. So, yeah, we're … [Read more...] about Shift Into Top Gear
(NaturalNews) We are republishing two important stories here (with links to original sources) that you need to read. The first is a report from a man who survived the war in Bosnia. Although the source of this cannot be confirmed, the advice is extremely valuable regardless. The second story, appended to the bottom of this article, lists 35 excuses that will get you killed if you fail to prepare for what’s coming. This was originally published on SHTFplan.com and is sourced below. Read both of these articles if you want to live. Here’s the first: I am from Bosnia. You know, between 1992 and 1995, it was hell. For one year, I lived and survived in a city with 6,000 people without water, electricity, gasoline, medical help, civil defense, distribution service, any kind of traditional service or centralized rule. Our city was blockaded by the army; and for one year, life in the city turned into total crap. We had no army, no police. We only had armed … [Read more...] about Bosnia war survivor warns of things to come in collapse of America