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Do Women Lose Hair During and After Menopause?
Of all the physical changes that come with menopause, hair loss could be the most perplexing. It seems that every time I shower or blow dry my hair, I notice...
Is early menopause linked with heart disease and stroke?
Women who go into early menopause are twice as likely to suffer from coronary heart disease and stroke, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The association holds true in patients from...
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....
5 Tips for Choosing Effective Relief for Menopausal Symptoms
Approximately 6,000 women in the U.S. reach menopause every day (about two million annually). The  complaints heard most often  include hot flashes, sleep disturbances, anxiety, poor mood, and physical and...
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...
Can Sleep Help Athletic Performance?
Does extra sleep boost athletic achievement? About 10 years ago a Stanford researcher found a link between peak physical performance and sleep.  In Dr. Cheryl Mah's early research on swimmers,...
11 Tips For Getting Your Beauty Sleep
We do quite a bit of sleep research here at Cool-jams. We strive too provide our customers with the best tips for getting a great night's sleep. Getting the beauty rest you need is...
4 Health Benefits of Sleeping Cool
You’ve likely heard people say, “I love sleeping in a cold room with a warm blanket,” but did you know that there are numerous health benefits to sleeping cool? Not...
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...
Beauty Sleep--Truth or Myth?
I often joke about needing my "beauty sleep," but researchers in Sweden have found evidence that we really do need sleep to keep us looking young, vibrant and attractive. Beauty...
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...
Can Mindfulness Help Your Sleep?
Sleep disturbances are common in cancer patients, but recent studies show that mind–body interventions can help improve a patient's sleep patterns.   Researchers found that 2 strategies, Mind Body Bridging...
Maybe mom was right about getting fresh air being good for us?
Many sleep researchers now believe that it is important to get outside everyday especially in the winter. The best time is actually first thing in the morning because this is...
6 Tips For A Good Night's Sleep To Improve Health
For years researchers have been studying sleep and why it is so important. Does it really affect our health? The answer is absolutely! Getting a good night's sleep is as...
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...
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 Yoga Help You Sleep?
Customer surveys have told us that Cancer survivors often have problems getting a good night's sleep. This can sometimes go on for years due to chemotherapy drugs, or hormonal imbalances...
Sleep Increases Production of Brain Support Cells
According to a recent study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, sleep increases the production of the Myelin which are cells that go on to form the insulating material on...
Can Nutrition Help Battle the Effects of Chemotherapy?
At Cool-jams we have had quite a few clients that have written us about their ordeal with chemotherapy and how they suffered from terrible night sweats.  Our Cool-jams cooling pajamas...
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...