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3 Stages of Menopause & How Long do the Symptoms of Menopause Last?
Whether you’re experiencing the very first stages of menopause (perimenopause) or have been settled into menopause for several years, you’ll be happy to know that every single stage has an...
How Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight Loss
The secret to losing weight might be easier than you think – and perhaps it is something you already do everyday?     It's common knowledge that  in order to...
20 Ways To Help Combat Night Sweats and Hot Flashes
I saw a middle aged lady walking across the street holding a coffee cup on her head. When I asked her what she was doing she said, “I’m trying to...
Cool-Jams Moisture Wicking Fabric vs Cotton and Polyester
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Cool-jams proprietary moisture-wicking fabric and traditional cotton or polyester? You’re searching for a solution for your night sweats, hot flashes and...
The Best Comforters for Hot Sleepers
Do you frequently find yourself waking up covered in sweat or tossing and turning due to overheating during the night? If temperature issues frequently disrupt your restful night’s sleep, it...
5 Tips for Overcoming Menopausal Insomnia
Menopause is a four-letter word for many women. In addition to mood swings, night sweats, hot flashes, cold feet and hands, and dry skin, many women experience insomnia. The cause...
What Health Issues Are Related To Night Sweats?
A major problem with perimenopause night sweats is their interruption of sleep. Women often get up at the heart of the night feeling cold and all soaked with sweat. They...
5 Reasons To Use a Cooling Bed Pad
Staying Cool: Cooling Pads for Beds:   Cool-jams™ mattress toppers and mattress covers are designed to help keep your bed cooler all night long.These comfortable cooling mattress covers use proprietary temperature-regulating...
What Exercises Are Best For Women As They Age?
Maintaining an active lifestyle at any age is beneficial to overall health, but women aged 45 to 60 face a unique set of factors when it comes to their fitness...
4 Causes of Early Menopause
What Causes Early Menopause? Sometimes called “forced menopause,” “surgical menopause” or “sudden menopause,” early menopause occurs when a woman enters into the menopausal phase before the age of 40. Symptoms...
6 Ways To Help Menopausal Symptoms
I'm sweaty, moody and exhausted," said our Cool-jams Customer 48-year-old Jen when she contacted us for menopause sleepwear.  Jen wasn't feeling like her usual self and was concerned that she...
Why Is My Pillow So Hot?
Why Is My Pillow So Hot? Ah, that sweet, sweet feeling of flipping over your pillow to the cool side in the middle of the night. Is there anything better?...
Mix it Up with Cool-Jams Wicking Separates
If you think cooling pajamas all look the same, just check out the selection at Cool-jams. Our moisture-wicking sleepwear comes in a variety of options, including nightgowns, matching sets and...
Can Weight Loss Reduce Hot Flashes?
Menopausal women who lose weight eating a low-fat diet rich in fruits and vegetables could reduce or eliminate their hot flashes and night sweats, a large new study suggests. One...
18 Ways To Help Night Sweats
There are many reasons for night sweats to include pregnancy, certain medications, thyroid conditions, diabetes, obesity, chemotherapy, sleep apnea and anxiety; however, the most common reason for women over the...
Lightweight Temperature Regulating Blankets vs Down Comforters
Are you having difficulty deciding on the perfect cooling blankets for your bed or comforter for your unique sleep needs? If you struggle with hot flashes or fluctuations in temperature...
Cooling Pillows for Hot Flashes
Hot flashes are defined as flushing that occurs due to lower levels of estradiol in the body. They are by far one of the most common symptoms of menopause, but...
11 Resources To Aid In Choosing Sleep Products
Sleeping comfortably throughout the night is essential to your good health and mental well-being. Chronic sleep problems such as insomnia can turn your life upside down if not addressed promptly....
11 Tips To Help Manage Menopause Through Diet and Exercise
As a woman enters perimenopause she begins to experience a variety of symptoms. She might have hot flashes or night sweats, feel irritable, anxious or have headaches. Other symptoms include...
5 Strategies to Stay Cool While Sleeping
Are you having trouble sleeping because of hot flashes from menopause and night sweats? There are steps you can take to keep you cool at night for a  peaceful, relaxing...
Dieting May Lower Hormone Levels Tied to Breast Cancer
New research suggests that weight loss through exercise and dieting helps overweight women lower the levels of certain hormones in their blood, potentially raising the odds that they'll avoid developing...