Unraveling Together Blog with Dr. Sam Graber

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We Need More Women In Leadership. So Why Do We Ignore Their Needs In Perimenopause And Beyond?

We need more women in leadership. So why do we ignore their needs in perimenopause and beyond?   It makes no sense to me.  How about you?   I just can't wrap my brain around the fact that ...
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It’s Time To End The “Weight Loss” Quest. It’s Not About Your Weight Anyway.

I can hear you now, “Ok Dr. Sam, I’ll play along.  Since it’s not about weight, what is it about?”  It’s about what you’re ...
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With A Rebel Yell, She Cried “No! No, More!” — A Perimenopausal Battle Cry

How do we go about separating ourselves from our pasts?  Those parts of our lives that we want to leave in the past so we can take the lesson, yet leave the ...
Perimenopause Questions

“Am I Losing It?” And Other Questions We Ask Ourselves In Perimenopause.

“Am I losing it Dr. Sam?” This is a question asked of me by too many women to count, so I wanted to share ...
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Why You Can’t Sleep In Perimenopause And What To Do About It.

Have you ever tossed and turned all night?   If it’s a once-in-awhile thing, it's not all that big a deal.   But when one ...

Leave The C.R.A.P. On The Grocery Store Shelf

We’re exposed to ungodly amounts of toxins from eating and drinking.   Buyer Beware When you buy something that comes in some type of packaging, ...

How Doing Absolutely Nothing Is Everything When It Comes To Jumpstarting Your Sluggish Midlife Metabolism

Jumpstarting a sluggish metabolism in your 40s and beyond isn’t easy.  But it’s not all that difficult either.   It takes a variation on a theme that may be unique to you, but it is ...

Prioritize Protein To Optimize Hormones (Amongst Other Critical Things)

This is the 5th segment of my 8-part series focused on how our metabolism changes in midlife.  This series is “a must read” if ...
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Can’t Get Rid Of Your Belly Fat No Matter What You Do? Read This Before Going On Another Diet. They Don’t Work.

This is the 4th issue in my 8-part series focused on how our metabolism changes in midlife.  This blog series is “a must read” ...
Woman pinching her waist.

Why Your Waistline Expands In Perimenopause And What To Do About It (HINT: It Isn’t “Eat Less & Move More”.)

If you're a woman in midlife and your waistline is expanding, your energy is plummeting, and all-in-all you just don’t feel like “you”, please ...