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Sleep: A Time for Healing
Sleep deficiency affects the health of your body and mind in ways you would not expect. Studies conclude that consistent lack of sleep is due to illnesses including colds, the...
How a Cooling Mattress Topper Differs from a Standard Mattress Pad
While you’ve likely heard about cooling mattress pads in your search for a way to keep you temperature regulated during the night, you might not know exactly how they work...
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,...
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...
How Light Can Effect Our Sleep and Internal Clock
Did you know that light is the single biggest factor that affects our internal body clock especially when it comes to our sleep patterns. Each of us has a slightly...
Why Sleep is More Important Than We Think?
We seem to know what is good for us and what is not good for us. Many of us follow the below regimen to stay healthy, but why do some...
What Happens To Your Body While Sleeping?
We know we need it. If we don’t get it, we’re very grumpy, have trouble concentrating, tend to overeat and are more likely to make mistakes.  With our daily  demanding...
3 Natural Menopause Solutions
Menopausal women may experience symptoms ranging from hot flashes and low sex drive to insomnia and night sweats. For many years women thought that the only solution was to take ...
Can Sleep Help Prevent Heart Disease?
Getting at least seven hours of sleep a night further lowers the risk of heart disease when combined with other healthy habits--according to a recent research study  done in  in...
New Help For Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
A Chinese herbal formula, Er-xian decoction (EXD), has been recently studied in Hong Kong. Observed on a group of women, this study has shown to reduce the number of menopausal...
Can Menopause Cause Us To Gain Weight?
Contrary to popular beliefs, menopause does not cause weight gain, but studies have shown that  menopause can cause  increased fat around the waist. Menopause Weight Gain Scientists working for the...