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About Julie Dargan

Julie Dargan (RN, ND, BHSc) is the Menopause Whisperer. She assists women going through hormonal changes and want to live each day with confidence and enthusiasm. Her website http://menopausewhisperer.com was created to help women understand the menopause and how to halt the middle age spread.
Latest Posts | By Julie Dargan
Take Action to Lose Weight After 60… and Keep it Off!
2 days ago

Take Action to Lose Weight After 60… and Keep it Off!

In a past article, I discussed six mindsets you have to overcome when trying to lose weight, and keep it off, in your 60s.

The comments by women in the Sixty and Me community showed a great interest in the vision, goal, and action pointers. However, they were particularly interested in the very specific actions that could be taken. Read More

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year
3 months ago

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year

These are five simple tips that I use regularly to help me unwind after a tough day. If you have anxieties, trouble switching off after a long day or have trouble sleeping at night, feel free to try them for yourself…
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How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps
4 months ago

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps

Staying healthy and staying in shape does get harder as we age.

There are so many things going against us. We are bombarded with skinny young women on the front of magazines that sit right at the supermarket counters so there is no escaping the media glare. Read More

Is It Possible for Women Over 50 to Limit the Decline?
5 months ago

Is It Possible for Women Over 50 to Limit the Decline?

The 50s is the decade when most women will be entering the menopause. Not only can the hot flushes and night sweats kick in but this is also the time for the ‘hidden’ bone loss complications. Bowel cancer risk increases as well as type 2 diabetes. Read More

Vacationing Abroad After 50? It Takes Good Food to Stay Regular in the Bathroom
8 months ago

Vacationing Abroad After 50? It Takes Good Food to Stay Regular in the Bathroom

Recently, I returned from a 10-day tour of China. The highlight, unsurprisingly, would have to be the Great Wall, but I was also blown away by the wonderful “hidden treasures” this county has to offer…
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How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60
11 months ago

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60

Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Read More

6 Things to Change If You Want to Lose Weight After 60
11 months ago

6 Things to Change If You Want to Lose Weight After 60

The time for excuses is over. In this article I will discuss the 6 top mind sets you have to overcome if it is weight loss you are looking for. And not just weight loss, but sustained weight loss.

Vision, goal and take action, that is my motto. Read More

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief
12 months ago

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief

Bloating is prompted by indigestion or gas in the stomach and is most often associated with a protruding stomach. Women may also say their faces show signs of being bloated or use the term bloated feet.  Read More

How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50
1 year ago

How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50

In a previous article I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body and subsequent weight gain. Then I followed with a discussion on cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Read More

If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!
1 year ago

If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!

Menopause and weight gain often go together thanks to a combination of hormonal disharmony, slower metabolism and lifestyle factors. Read More