Your Wellbeing at Midlife

 

Mayo Clinic Minute: Women and midlife weight gain

Video taken from the channel: Mayo Clinic


 

To master your health in midlife, you’ve got to start here! Video #5

Video taken from the channel: Audrey Doepker


 

The Role of Vitamins in Midlife Women’s Health

Video taken from the channel: MenopauseSociety


 

“Becoming Real: Reclaiming Your Health in Midlife”

Video taken from the channel: TMJ4 News


 

ACSC 2014: Enhancing your sexual health at midlife

Video taken from the channel: HealthSOGC


 

Midlife Depression

Video taken from the channel: MenopauseSociety


 

Menopause and Midlife Health (Hormone Therapy)

Video taken from the channel: Stanford Medicine


Your Health at Midlife Life is a journey, filled with many passages and transitions. And midlife is one transition sure to get your attention. Many things may change—your relationships with your now-older children and your partner, your career, even your body. Some you can control; others you can’t.

One thing you can control, however, is your health during this time of life. For once you hit midlife—and we’re talking anywhere from your early 40s to early 50s—health-related issues you never before considered begin demanding attention. Here, in a nutshell, are three things to focus on: Your bones. You’ve probably always taken them for granted, but now is. Midlife is a time of transition, and many things will change, including your body.

There are things you can do to help manage those changes and control your health as you age. Here, in a nutshell, are three things to focus on: Your bones. You’ve probably always taken them for granted, but now is the time to become aware of just what’s holding you up—your bones.

One thing you can control is your health during this time of life. Once you hit midlife—and we’re talking anywhere from your early 40s to early 50s—health-related issues you never before considered begin demanding attention. Find out more about the 3 Things You Need to Focus On, plus some other Preventive Health Screenings You Need. Also be sure to talk with your health care professional about the 3 Things You Need to Focus On in midlife: your bones, your heart and your blood sugar. Midlife is the central period of a person’s life, spanning from approximately age 40 to age 65.

It can be a stressful time, as many people come to feel discontented and restless as they struggle. Taking control of your health at midlife with Jill Angelo Menopause is a transition into a new phase of life. Though this is a normal stage in a woman’s life, it is rarely talked about and sometimes there’s a shame that comes with it.

Luckily, the fields of sexual health, sexual advice journalism and sex education are speaking more openly about healthy and passionate sexuality after menopause.” Shining a light on sexual health at midlife helps dispel common fears and misconceptions and encourages women to explore our erotic potential. Contact Us. To ask a question or to make an appointment at any of our convenient locations, please contact the Midlife Health Center at 412-641-8889..

Health assessment form. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment and bring your completed health assessment form with you. Many men tend to gain weight around the middle as they hit midlife.

Watch it closely. Studies have found that spare tires trump even general obesity as a predictor of heart disease and diabetes.

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In addition, adults in midlife are more likely to die than young adults are, with cancer and heart disease accounting for approximately 60 percent of all deaths in middle age (Corr, Nabe, and Corr 2003).

“Living Through Loss: Interventions Across the Life Span” by Nancy R. Hooyman, Betty J. Kramer
from Living Through Loss: Interventions Across the Life Span
by Nancy R. Hooyman, Betty J. Kramer
Columbia University Press, 2008

Appropriate nutrition, vitamin supplementation, and moderate exercise during midlife can produce important physical and psychological gains, improve quality of life, and minimize physiological changes in aging, by optimizing body composition.

“Encyclopedia of Family Health” by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
from Encyclopedia of Family Health
by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
SAGE Publications, 2011
from midlife to early old age: health trajectories associated with retirement.

“Fitness for Work: The Medical Aspects” by John Hobson, Julia Smedley
from Fitness for Work: The Medical Aspects
by John Hobson, Julia Smedley
Oxford University Press, 2019

In addition, midlife women should alter their diets to improve their overall health and should reduce health risks by decreasing fats, cholesterol, and salt; increasing fiber, calcium, and fluids; and attending to total caloric intake as metabolism slows with aging.

“Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider E-Book” by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew
from Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider E-Book
by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008

Of the lifestyle choices, the type of dietary pattern followed appears to have a significant effect on aging and longevity including a lower risk of obesity and overweight, cardiovascular disease, hypertension as well as type 2 diabetes, cognitive declines, and reductions in the risk of developing certain cancers.

“Dietary Patterns and Whole Plant Foods in Aging and Disease” by Mark L. Dreher
from Dietary Patterns and Whole Plant Foods in Aging and Disease
by Mark L. Dreher
Springer International Publishing, 2018

Health and disease in midlife.

“21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook” by Stephen F. Davis, William Buskist, Erin Brooke Rasmussen, Steven Randall Lawyer
from 21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook
by Stephen F. Davis, William Buskist, et. al.
SAGE Publications, 2008

Midlife cardiovascular risk factors included total cholesterol, diabetes, HTN, and smoking.

“Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences” by Robert B. Daroff, Michael J. Aminoff
from Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
by Robert B. Daroff, Michael J. Aminoff
Elsevier Science, 2014

Exercise and depression in midlife: A prospective study.

“Positive Psychology in Practice” by P. Alex Linley, Stephen Joseph, Martin E. P. Seligman
from Positive Psychology in Practice
by P. Alex Linley, Stephen Joseph, Martin E. P. Seligman
Wiley, 2012

Several studies have also examined the effects of midlife behavior, specifically the effects on subsequent health (Stamler et al., 1999; Vita, Terry, Hubert, & Fries, 1998).

“Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course” by Elizabeth D. Hutchison
from Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course
by Elizabeth D. Hutchison
SAGE Publications, 2008

reported health behaviors and outcomes at midlife.

“Handbook of Psychology, Developmental Psychology” by Irving B. Weiner, Richard M. Lerner, M. Ann Easterbrooks, Jayanthi Mistry
from Handbook of Psychology, Developmental Psychology
by Irving B. Weiner, Richard M. Lerner, et. al.
Wiley, 2012

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  • That is so interesting I was out at a restaurant having a hot flash and I put my hands around the cold water glass with ice and immediately my temperature cooled off and I thought that if you made a glove or had an ice pack kind of glove it wouldWork very well

  • My main problem with weight loss is when i cut back on calories i feel extremely weak and get the worst brain fog where i almost crashed my car and i forget thing’s.
    It’s almost like i get the flue.
    Since unfortunately i don’t have the luxury of sitting around in bed when dieting i just can’t do it.
    I have great will power and can stick to a diet but the fact that i need to do physical work is why i can’t do it.

  • I’ve been on estrogen only since I was 37 after a total hysterectomy so 20 years. After listening to this I’m now afraid of stroke. I’m going to do more research about stroke and estrogen