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Can Your Diet Help Menopausal Symptoms?
T This extreme heat is taking its toll on just about everyone, and if you are a woman who is suffering from hot flashes, it must be even worse. These...
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...
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...
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...
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...
9 Sleep Tips To Help You Lose Weight
Losing weight is not just about cutting back calories and exercising, now the science is clear that sleep can have a serious impact on our weight and the foods we...
Can't Sleep? How To Trick Your Body Into Falling Asleep.
Can hot , milk and a warm bath help us to relax before bed? Even if we try this trick many of us still can’t fall asleep Sleep Help From...
How Does the US Sleep Compared To Other Countries?
When it comes to sleep, how does the U.S. compare to other countries?  The National Sleep Foundation has just released. The results that we found were quite interesting. The Japanese...
Can Sleep Make Us More Beautiful?
Beauty sleep? What does that mean? It is not surprising that now we've got the research to prove it: you look more attractive when you sleep well. In a small...
10 Sleep Myths From Cool-jams
Myth 1: Sleep is a time when your body and brain shut down for rest and relaxation. No evidence shows that any major organ (including the brain) or regulatory system...
Is Snoring A Problem?
There are so many reasons for not getting the sleep you need. It isn't just night sweats and hot flashes. Long the material for jokes, snoring is generally accepted as...
4 Ways To Diagnose A Sleep Disorder
We'd like to share the next article in our series about sleep disorders. At Cool-jams we know that at various points in our lives, all of us suffer from a...