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Understanding Postmenopause and Emotional Changes That Can Occur
According to Massachusetts General Hospital, more than 1.3 million women in the United States reach menopause each year. Although physical changes occur during menopause, there are emotional changes as well....
Long Term Effects Of Sleep Deprivation
Need more sleep? Is it possible to decrease poor sleeping patterns to help you get a good nights rest? We think we can help. Sleep is just as important as...
8 Ways To Prevent Weight Gain During Menopause
Those going through menopause may have noticed a few extra pounds around their waist lately. There is no need to worry though, because you are definitely not alone.  Besides hot...
Hot Flashes Don't Signal Poor Heart Health for Most Women
The hot flashes that bedevil so many women as they enter menopause don't appear to be linked to poorer heart health, new research suggests. The exception to that finding may...
The Pros and Cons of a Melatonin Supplement
When many individuals toss and turn throughout the night or have trouble falling asleep, they turn to melatonin. This is a natural hormone produced by the brain to help your body...
Is Sleep A Necessity?
Research has shown time and time again that Americans are getting less sleep each and everyday. A bigger issue involves recent reports that show children are getting less sleep during...
Can You Learn Anything From A Sleep Tracking Device?
The average adult needs at least seven hours of sleep each night, although most people get less. Approximately 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder, which may be why there's...
Can Caffeine Worsen Menopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats?
A new Mayo Clinic study, published online today by the journal Menopause, found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women. The...
How Does Sleep Deprivation Hurt Us?
For most of us, sleep is a precious commodity that we don't seem to get enough of. But, when it comes to being productive and performing well at work or...
Can Yoga Help Hot Flashes and Night Sweats.
We found an interesting study that wanted to see if practicing yoga can help night sweats and hot flashes. Participants who took a 12-week yoga class and practiced at home...
6 Foods To Make Menopause A Bit Easier
Women can begin experiencing symptoms anywhere between the ages of 39 - 51 and they can last for at least 5 years or more. The most common menopausal symptoms  are hot...
Can Evolution Be To Blame For Hotflashes and Night Sweats?
It seems that according to a recent study, evolution may be to blame for menopause. Menopause Hot Flash Researchers in Canada studied baboons and blue monkeys in Kenya, chimpanzees in...
Can Sleep Prevent Alzheimers?
There has been much press lately about how Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep. Researches describe sleep as the “dishwasher” for the brain. And that when we sleep,...
9 Ways To Help Prevent Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
We call them Power surges"or "personal saunas", but most often we call them a hot flashes. About 85% of women will experience hot flashes during perimenopause.  It seems that every...
Did You Know Yoga During Menopause Can Help Insomnia
Taking a 12-week yoga class and practicing at home was linked to better sleep in menopausal women—but  unfortunately did very little to reduce bothersome hot flashes and  night sweats. The...
Why Do We Need Our Precious Sleep?
How important is sleep in our daily health? I often wish that I needed less but it seems that scientists in the US claim to have a new explanation for...
Can sleep strengthen your memory?
Researchers here at Cool-jams have long known that sleep is important for forming and retaining memories, but how this process really works remains a mystery to most researchers. A study published...
7 Tips for Better Sleeping
Sleep is so important but sometimes a good night’s sleep can be simply elusive. So many things can interupt our sleep to include...children, pets, a snoring partner, a worried mind,...
Can Lack Of Sleep Hurt Your Physical Fitness?
We've all heard that training and nutrition are super important to athletes. Stretch and carbo-loading are what you do before a big run. However, you might be missing something as...
How Much Sleep Do We Need and How Long?
While some of us identify ourselves as  night owls or early birds, most of us probably have a fairly regular sleeping pattern. Researches tell us  that we’re naturally designed to...
Simple solutions from Cool-jams for managing menopause symptoms
Women have a reputation for taking care of others before we think about ourselves, but as you start to approach menopause or perimenopause, you might have symptoms that you can't...