This is the fourth in our two-months-long series (40 Things for Every Woman in Her 40s) of Medical Monday articles intended to be useful to all our readers, but pointed especially toward those in their 40s—that in-between decade in which hormonal change has begun but fertility is still possible. This week the topic is 'exercise as medicine.'
A series of well-controlled studies showed SAMe to be as effective as, and better tolerated than, the older tricyclic antidepressants, and the majority of studies show it to be more effective than placebo. It can be used on its own for the treatment of depression.
There are many ways to ease into your preferred sports this spring. First, always make sure to set aside time to stretch before you head outside.
I can’t tell you how many women come to me with the belief that menopause has caused their weight gain, and there’s nothing they can do about it. Wrong!