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A Women's Health Expert Shares Six Healthcare Tips if You're Over 40

A Women's Health Expert Shares Six Healthcare Tips if You're Over 40

January 22, 2021

Women’s health care is more than contraception, pregnancy, Pap smears, menopause, or breast cancer. It’s heart health and diabetes care. It’s sexual health. It’s addressing Alzheimer’s, stroke, and cancer risk, and addressing mental health issues like depression and anxiety (which affect more women than men). It’s improving care of women after cancer. It’s helping women understand the importance of healthy lifestyle, diet, exercise, and weight management and their impact on future disease risk and empowering them to take steps to prioritize their own health habits as they age. It’s helping empower women to use their voice to speak up and actively engage in their own health care.

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How Do You Stop Your Hair from Falling Out?

How Do You Stop Your Hair from Falling Out?

June 20, 2020

As you age, your scalp and hair undergo physiological changes. Your follicles experience “follicular miniaturization” where they shrink and produce a shorter, thinner hair shaft. Thinner, non-pigmented (gray or white) hairs replace your thicker, pigmented hairs. Some follicles quit spawning new hairs altogether causing hair loss. Keep reading to learn how to stop your hair from falling out.

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Is Serum Good for Preventing Hair Loss?

Is Serum Good for Preventing Hair Loss?

May 26, 2020

Hair often plays a central role in a woman’s overall appearance and self-confidence. It is deeply rooted in her identity and self-esteem and when she finds telltale clumps in the shower drain, she may feel a profound sense of despair. This is especially true for women over 40, for whom hair loss may seem like an irreversible and inevitable sign of aging.

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Sleep Your Way To Better Hair

Sleep Your Way To Better Hair

May 16, 2020

Many of us know that getting enough sleep each night is critical in supporting optimal immune system function, alleviating stress and depression and increasing daily productivity. But did you know it also helps support healthy hair growth and can even help with hair loss and thinning?

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Fiftypreneur: Lessons I learned my first year

Fiftypreneur: Lessons I learned my first year

March 07, 2020

As we celebrate the first anniversary of Better Not Younger on March 8th, I wanted to take the opportunity to share a few of the lessons I learned in this first year for anyone in their 40s, 50s or beyond who might be considering starting a second career.

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Are We Outliving Our Hair?

Are We Outliving Our Hair?

August 24, 2019

Understanding how hormones work has brought validation to the female experience. But there's still a lot we've missed by centering the conversation narrowly on our reproductive health. The reality is that every adjustment we find ourselves making to our beauty routine indicates something our hormones can teach us.

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