Did you know that 12 minutes of yoga a day can be more effective than any drug to increase bone density? Professor Loren M Fishman, a physician at Columbia University has spent years gathering evidence on the impact of Yoga on bone health. She determined that: “Yoga is safe, even for people who have suffered a loss of important bone mass […] Yoga puts more pressure on the bones than gravity and by opposing one group of muscles against others, it stimulates the osteocytes, the cells that make up the bones.”
I have to confess that, at 44 years old, I still do not feel I have started with the hormonal changes to suggest that I am going through perimenopause. However, I am preparing. I am very curious and attentive to what other women and friends experience during this stage.
Putting ourselves in each other’s shoes. We have heard and repeated this phrase frequently, but how many times have we consciously done it?
When we speak of putting ourselves in another’s person’s place, we speak of compassion and compassion contains very deep concepts in itself.
As I wrote in a previous article, fixed diets affect menopause. You need to consider health risks such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and insulin resistance and potential lifestyle changes during the transition.
Menopause is often viewed as a dirty word, due to the many deleterious effects it can have on women’s bodies, physical and psychological health, and the very way they view themselves.