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Glossary

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Also known as: epinephrine

Adrenaline is the main hormone that releases fat from the fat cells. For more explanation, click on the word.

Aspartame danger is valid. It is a dangerous chemical food additive. For further explanation, click on the word.

Bedtime rituals are things you do before you go to bed, often the same things every night.

Belly fat is the abdomen, the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax or, similarly, to the stomach. Click on for more explanation.

The best weight loss plan is one that does not force the body to lose weight. There are principles to losing weight and when those principles are lined up, then your body will want to let go of the weight. Click on the word to get further explanation.
Also see: belly fat, weight loss hormones, weight loss

Hormones that are identical in molecular structure to the hormones women make in their bodies. Click on bio-identical for further explanation.
Also see: hormones, estrogen

To "Breathe" means to inhale and exhale consecutively, drawing oxygen from the air, through the lungs. Click here to learn more about how to "Breathe".

A bucket list refers to a list of things (you create for yourself) to do before you die. Click on the word for further explanation.

Caffeine is a bitter, white crystalline xanthine alkaloid that acts as a stimulant drug. Click on the word for further explanation.
Also see: healthy coffee

Calorie refers to the amount of energy in a particular food.

Carbohydrates are sources of energy used by the body. Click on the word to get a further explanation.

If you are caring for aging parents, you are a caregiver. Being a caregiver can be hard and usually they will neglect their own needs to help their loved ones. For further explanation, click on the word.

Cause of female hair loss -there are many reasons as is listed in the article you are reading. For further explanation, click on the word.

USDA Certified Organic Skin Care products are grown and processed without the use of synthetic chemicals, fertilizers or GMOs. For further explanation, click on the word.
Also see: parabens, organic skin care

Circadian rhythm is a cycle in the body occurring about every 24 hours. For more explanation, click on the word.
Also see: sleep

A compounding pharmacy meets the health care needs of those people who need a personalized medication made just for them. For further explanation, click on compounding pharmacies.
Also see: what is troche?, bio-identical hormones

A credit score is a numerical expression based on a statistical analysis of a person's credit files, to represent the creditworthiness of that person. For further explanation, click on credit score.

Daily affirmations are statements that you say or read to yourself and declare to be true on a daily basis. For further explanation, click on daily affirmations.
Also see: Does visualization really work?, miracle mindshift, goal setting strategies

Dangers of soy refers to symptoms women have that: will not go away, can not be diagnosed or has been diagnosed wrong. For further definition, click on the word.

Dehydration is defined as the excessive loss of body fluid. For further explanation, click on the word dehydration.

Detoxification is the process of removing the poisons or toxins in the body. For further explanation, click on detoxification.

Dieting is to select or limit the food one eats to improve one's physical condition or to lose weight. For further explanation, click on dieting.

Divorce recovery is the period of time you should give yourself to heal the stress and pain of a midlife divorce before moving on to the next relationship.
Also see: rebuild credit

Visualization can be a very powerful technique that helps turn your goals and dreams into your reality

Estrogen is actually a term to describe a few different female sex hormones. For more explanation, click on the word.

Exercise is bodily or mental exertion, especially for the sake of training or improvement of health.

The fat burning hormones are those hormones that cause your body to be able to release the fat when all the conditions are right.

Fat hormones (fat storing hormones, fat making) are those that cause the body to store fat instead of burning fat.

Fatigue is defined as a state of physical and/or mental weakness; a cause of weariness.

The sudden discharge of accumulated sexual tension during the sexual response cycle, resulting in rhythmic muscular contractions in the pelvic region characterized by an intense sensation of pleasure.

Find your passion refers to doing what you love to do as your career, job or as a volunteer in your spare time. For further explanation, click on the word.

A forgiveness prayer is a prayer used by a person to help eliminate the "grudge" that was once being held against a person. Click on the word for a longer explanation.

Free yoga exercises online for you to be able to learn and do at home. For further explanation, click on the word.

When we refer to "get more energy naturally", we are referring to getting more energy through lifestyle changes, in a healthy way.

Get rid of water weight - there are many causes of fluid retention that may not be healed by eating the right foods (causing you to urinate.) To see more of an explanation, click on the word.

The glycemic index, glycaemic index, or GI is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates in food on blood sugar levels.

Goal setting strategies refers to having a plan when setting goals. For further information, click on the word.

Healing is to make healthy, whole, or sound; restore to health; free from ailment.

The English word "health" comes from the Old English word hale, meaning "wholeness, a being whole, sound or well."

There are many articles and research on the negative effects of drinking coffee and yes, we have found a healthy coffee for you. For further explanation, click on the word.

"A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve general health." For further explanation, click on the word.

It can improve the quality of your meals nutritionally when you plan ahead and eat most of your meals at home.

Healthy salad dressings are those that are using full fat instead of fat-free or low-fat dressings and using the right kinds of oils. For further information, click on the word.

Hormones are chemicals that carry messages to other parts of the body. Click on the word for a longer explanation.

Hot flashes (or hot flushes) are a symptom of perimenopause. For further explanation, click on the word.

One of the symptoms of menopause is interrupted sleep or lack of quality of sleep. For more of an explanation, click on the word.

Insulin is the hormone that is produced by your pancreas, lowering blood sugar after eating a meal. For further explanation, click on the word.

Insulin resistance is when the insulin can't be accepted into the because of the insulin receptor cells.

The Law of Attraction is the science of attracting more of what you want and less of what you don't want - into your life.

Libido refers to your sexual drive - low libido is the lack of a sexual drive or a low sexual drive. For further explanation, click on the word.

According to the USDA, a low fat diet – as the name implies – is a diet that consists of little fat, especially saturated fat and cholesterol, which are thought to lead to increased blood cholesterol levels and heart attack.

Low t symptoms are the symptoms a man will usually notice between the ages of 45 and 55 which a man's testosterone levels will drop, leading to a decrease in vigor and sex drive. For further explanation, click on the word.

Also known as: low testosterone levels in men

Male menopause does exist usually between the ages of ages of 45 and 55, during which a man’s testosterone levels may fall, leading to a reduction in vigor and sexual drive. For further explanation, click on the word.

Meditation is any form of a family of practices in which practitioners train their minds or self-induce a mode of consciousness to realize some benefit.

Menogasm is an epiphany – an “aha moment” – and sudden realization – a clarity – an empowerment.

Menopause symptoms are varied in length and severity with each person. For further explanation, click on the word.
Also see: perimenopause symptoms

Menopause is a natural transition in a woman's life, and yet there are many menopause treatments available.

A midlife divorce is when a woman is going through a divorce while in her late 40's, 50's or 60's and it may coincide with the time of perimenopause or menopause.

A miracle mindshift is to try something different in your life and to be aware of the results. For further explanation, click on the word.

Natural weight loss program is an effective and permanent weight loss program that addresses the body-mind connection to also find out why you can't lose weight. For further explanation, click on the word.

Hot flashes which occur at night (night sweats) are experienced by many women going toward the transition of menopause.

Organic farming is a science within itself - one of the best benefits for you is there are no pesticides, artificial ingredients and/or toxic chemicals sprayed on the food as it is grown. For further explanation, click on the word.

"Organic is supposed to be - "produced and involving production without the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizers or synthetic chemicals." For further explanation, click on the word.

Complaints of sexual pain - that is, dyspareunia or vulvodynia - typically fall into one of three categories - vulvar pain (pain at the opening or at the external genitalia), vaginal pain, or deep pain - or some combination of all three.

Parabens are widely used synthetic preservatives found in the most of the nearly 25,000 cosmetics and personal care products.

Perimenopause is the time period leading up to the menopause, during which some of the symptoms associated with menopause may be experienced.

Perimenopause symptoms are referred to symptoms you experience when your hormone levels start declining and fluctuating which is called perimenopause. For further explanation, click on the word.

Prosperity is the state of flourishing, thriving, good fortune and / or successful social status.

There are specific things that can be done to help rebuild your credit.

Refined carbs are carbohydrates that have little or no nutritional value. For further explanation, click on the word.

Reinvent yourself if referring to the time of menopause which is a time in your life for you to stop, figure out what you want your life to look like and who the person is you want to become.

Relationship problems is when one or all of your relationships are challenging and not going smoothly at all.

There are typical symptoms that are related to the time before you actually have your menopause. For further explanation, click on the word.

There are signs of stress that you need to pay attention to. Click on the word for more explanation.

If you are getting enough hours of sleep and good quality sleep, your body is restoring, repairing and rejuvenating for your health. For further explanation, click on the word.
Also see: bedtime ritual

Statins are a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. For further explanation, click on the word.

Stress is defined as "any stimulus, such as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal physiological equilibrium of an organism. Click on the word for a longer explanation.

Also known as: cortisol

Stress hormones are chemicals that are released into the blood stream during a stress response. For further explanation, click on the word.

Most women buy a vaginal lubricant to help moisturize the vaginal tissue, improve vaginal dryness, improve vaginal comfort, and improve sexual pleasure and arousal. For further explanation, click on the word.

Weight loss is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon and other connective tissue.

Weight loss hormones are those same hormones that are the fat burning hormones.

The primary reason for night sweats are the hormonal fluctuations which occur just before menopause and during menopause.

When a full year has passed after the last menstrual period, then a woman can say her menopause was on that date. Click on the word for a further explanation.

The Troche (pronounced trOh key) is a way to deliver custom made medication in small doses directly into the blood stream. Click on the word for further explanation.

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