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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 Bedding Sleep Solutions for Night Sweats
Do you frequently find yourself waking up in the middle of the night covered in sweat? There are few sleep issues more uncomfortable (or more embarrassing) than night sweats, and...
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...
Does Lack Of Sleep Age Your Brain?
With less sleep, normal aging-related structural changes in the brain progress slightly faster in middle-aged and older people, according to a new brain imaging study conducted by the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical...
Can Vitamin D Levels Cause More Menopausal Symptoms?
Some people tell us that low Vitamin D levels can exacerbate your menopausal symptoms, but a new study from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) shows no significant connection between vitamin...
Why Are We Not Getting Enough Sleep?
A great night of refreshing sleep is eluding most Americans. According to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 International Bedroom Poll 56 percent of people between the ages of 25 and...
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...
Creating Healthy Habits to Minimize Effects of Menopause
We've interviewed thousands of our Cool-jams customers suffering from symptoms of menopause. In doing so, we've discovered that women who take  control of menopausal symptoms seem to do better. By...
Can Acupuncture Help With Hot Flashes and Night Sweats?
help for hot flashes! We have some good news for those women who suffer from night sweats and hot flashes  due to hormonal fluctuations. Did you know that  acupuncture focused...
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...