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Power Does Not Corrupt…

Power Does Not Corrupt…

Lately all the craziness in the world has been getting me down. I’ve been spiritually struggling a little bit to do my job. As soon as I sit down with a patient, I’m good. I get into my groove and I...

This Hormone Does Cause Cancer

This Hormone Does Cause Cancer

Last month I got a call no doctor wants to get. My patient Helen (never real names of my patients) told me she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It is possible to be lucky with cancer, and we think...

Liz’s Laws of Libido

Liz’s Laws of Libido

... or, if God can "do over" the 10 commandments, Dr. Liz can give you her "3 Laws of Libido"! Last week at the Golden Gate Theater, I saw "An Act of God" with Sean Hayes. It was awesome and...

Half marathon? It’s official: I’m crazy!

Half marathon? It’s official: I’m crazy!

Dear Elizabeth Lyster, Congratulations! You are now registered for the 2016 Divas Half Marathon & 5K in San Francisco Bay - Divas Half Marathon - Divas Half Marathon. Please check the event's...

“You’re Only Old Once!”

“You’re Only Old Once!”

Did you think I forgot To send you my blog? My brain got too busy, And into some fog. It got kinda late But it is still Friday! Hope you had as much fun As I did on my day J   It will be very...

Do I Get A Mammogram Or Not?

Do I Get A Mammogram Or Not?

If I could wave a magic wand over all midlife women, I would simply want us all to not be afraid. Breast cancer is one of our biggest fears at this time of life, and with good reason. Even though...

Hormone Therapy: Wrongly Convicted

Hormone Therapy: Wrongly Convicted

(Talk given at Toastmasters Club in Foster City, California) Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, You have the opportunity today to right a terrible wrong. I am here today for only one purpose: to show...

Symptoms of Inner Peace

Symptoms of Inner Peace

To counteract the "everyday crazies", I pass along to you a lovely piece shared with me by a friend. Symptoms of Inner Peace 1. A tendency to think and act deliberately, rather than from fears based...

Is Your Scale Judging You?

Is Your Scale Judging You?

You should weigh yourself every day. You should not weigh yourself every day. You should weigh yourself once a week. You should never weigh yourself – just judge your weight by how your clothes fit....

Is Your Brain “On Fire”?

Is Your Brain “On Fire”?

One of my patients recently cracked me up when she told me she is now known among her family as the one whose “brain is on fire”. What??? What she’s talking about is the mental sharpness that she...

Do You Sleep Like a Teenager?

Do You Sleep Like a Teenager?

My teenage boys can sleep and sleep. And sleep. I’m envious. My friend’s teenage daughter was recently feeling sick, and literally slept it off. She slept all day, woke up to eat, then was able to...

What Inspires YOU?

What Inspires YOU?

This week, instead of giving you information, I want to ask you a question. What inspires you? What moved me to write this week about being inspired was an article I read recently about a college...

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Dr. Liz Lyster, Midlife Health Expert, writes advice articles to help women and men feel their best so they can do their best.