Breakthrough Fixes for Every Woman Over 40

More than ever, successful 40-something women are juggling marriage, children and a career. Yet there is a flipside to all this experience – getting older means there might be some bumps along what used to be a smooth road. Don’t let your age slow you down; Dr. Oz has strategies to help you tackle your biggest trouble spots.

Breakthrough Fixes for Every Woman Over 40

Once you hit 40, you might begin to not look and feel as good as you did in your younger years. These changes are a natural part of the aging process, but they shouldn’t hold you back. Below are ways to breakthrough your most common complaints.

The Obstacle: Incontinence
Almost half of women over 40 struggle with incontinence. It’s more common than diabetes, high blood pressure and depression. Yet, shockingly only 40% of these women actually talk to their doctors about it.

Breakthrough: A Sling Procedure
Transvaginal mesh is an out-patient procedure that only takes 15 minutes to complete. A sling is created around the neck of your bladder and urethra, which is the transport tube that carries urine to the bladder. This hammock alleviates tension on the urethra and prevents leakage. Sling procedures are usually covered by insurance. Talk to your doctor to see if this procedure is right for you.

The Obstacle: Signs of Aging on Your Face
Women over 40 make the common mistake of piling on makeup, which actually makes them look older. A better solution is to play up one main feature or open up your eyes.

The Breakthrough: Liquid Lash Extensions
These extensions are like fake eyelashes in a bottle. Put on one coat of mascara, then apply the lash extender. The fibers fill in the spaces between your natural lashes creating both length and volume. Costing under $20 and simple to apply, this beauty breakthrough is an easy way to give your eyes the boost they need.

The Obstacle: Difficulty Responding Sexually
Women in their 40s need more stimulation than women in their 20s to sexually respond.

The Breakthrough: Infrared Heat Massager
This massager comes with different attachments and an infrared light. It works on your muscles, but you can also use it on your genitals. The heat works to promote blood flow to the clitoris area, as does the vibratory sensation, increasing sexual response.

The Obstacle: Problems With Memory
Again, hormones and stress play a role in memory loss, which is common for women over 40.
The Breakthrough: Turmeric With Pepper
Turmeric has been proven to help with memory, but it’s difficult to absorb through your intestines. The active ingredient in pepper called piperine can incresase the absorbion by 2,000 fold, maximizing the benefits.

Click here to visit Dr. Oz’s Ultimate Over 40 Center.

7 Essential Items to Have for a Pandemic Date, According to a Relationship Expert

Celebrity divorce attorney and relationship expert Vikki Ziegler says you should treat COVID-19 like an STD.

Just when we thought relationships and dating could not get any more complicated, the pandemic took this matter to a whole new level. Celebrity divorce attorney and relationship expert, Vikki Ziegler receives an abundance of questions about this exact topic, every single day. Her fans and followers message her via her social media channels, in the hopes of finding the right way to safely date during these times. So, if this topic has crossed your mind, rest assured you are not alone.

For those who used to "swipe left and right," on the regular, Vikki recommends slowing down for the time being, no matter what type of antibacterial wipes are being used between your swipes. Serial dating during COVID-19 can be dangerous and also very selfish at the same time. This might be a good time to either take a break from dating altogether, or invest more time in one relationship and being monogamous, at least for right now. "Everyone should treat COVID-19 as they do an STD, while dating and practice safe EVERYTHING, even beyond just intimacy," says Ziegler. "This will simplify the process and make the do's and don'ts much less complex."

She recommends that new partners keep the dating virtual prior to both being tested and or having the vaccine. "Screendating" can still be both fun and safe at the same time. She suggests that you still wear your favorite new dress, get that fresh haircut or blowout and act as though you are still going out, even if the date is happening in the privacy of your own home. She has suggested some ideas such as virtual movie nights, happy hours, cooking classes, and the most obvious, the at-home and virtual dining date. This would entail both partners ordering food to each of their respective homes, but using the same menu as if they were dining in person.

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