Many women think menopause is something that happens overnight. In reality, it’s a process that begins when a woman’s ovarian function slows down, around the age of 51. A woman officially reaches menopause when her periods have stopped for 12 months in a row. However, it’s often the years leading up to menopause, called the “menopausal transition,” that cause the most significant changes.
“Menopause symptoms vary greatly from woman to woman and they are really hard to predict. One woman’s symptoms are not normal or abnormal, we’re all different,” said obstetrician and gynecologist, Ashley Dupuis, DO.
Some of the most common menopause symptoms include:
To learn more about navigating the changes menopause can bring, watch the video below:
Strength training is shown to have a number of health benefits.
Battle Ropes work the whole body while moving weighted ropes in wave like motions with the arms.
Here in southwest Michigan people of all ages can participate in recreational soccer leagues year round.
Learn to fly, and do many other yoga poses, on the aerial yoga hammocks available at The Collective.
A fall favorite of many is finding their way through a maze of corn. Although corn mazes are often seen as a recreational activity for the whole family, it provides a great opportunity to get those extra steps in without even realizing you’re working out.
Training at Crossfit Tides creates a bond among members that is authentic and real. Being held accountable, constantly improving, and growing are all things they do together.
The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) awarded Lakeland Medical Center and Lakeland Hospital Niles with the Patient Safety Excellence Award.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health™.
Six of Michigan’s leading health systems have come together to form a clinically integrated network designed to deliver high-quality, cost-effective healthcare and improve the health of residents across the state.
IBM Watson Health™ today published its 100 Top Hospitals® annual study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S.
A new parking lot, located near the Emergency Department (ED) at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph, is slated for completion in August.