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Can Mediterranean Diet Lower Breast Cancer Risk?
Women who follow a traditional Mediterranean diet may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer after menopause than women with different eating habits, a new study suggests. Researchers found...
Yoga Meditation Eases Menopause Symptoms
Women in the United States spend billions of dollars every year seeking relief for the symptoms of menopause. Common menopausal issues include hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, decreased libido, vaginal...
Can "Cooling" Images Help Hot Flashes and Night Sweats?
Women who specifically pictured images associated with coolness during hypnotherapy or meditation tend to have a dramatic decrease in hot flashes that are experienced just before menopause, a new American...
5 Signs of Perimenopause
Though some people may take it as a sign that menopause is right around the corner, perimenopause actually happens a few years before menopause sets in. This transition is the...
What Are Menopause Pajamas?
You might have seen these menopause pajamas on Oprah.  Whether you wear pajamas or nightgowns, women who are in perimenopause or post menopause will probably feel better at night when...
5 Tips to Naturally Ease Menopause Symptoms
If you’re dealing with menopause symptoms, you know just how much it can disrupt your daily life. Medications can be effective, but they are often costly and come with some...
Hot Flash Relief for Breast Cancer Survivors: Electroacupuncture
After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, many survivors feel all kinds of strange symptoms and side effects. Many women report feeling frequent hot flashes, similar to the ones felt during...
10 Changes Women Go Through in Menopause
During menopause, a woman’s body stops having menstrual periods and is no longer able to conceive a baby. With such a dramatic change comes a number of other symptoms, which...
10 Ways to Sleep Better During Menopause
When a woman’s body stops producing estrogen during menopause, it’s not uncommon for her to experience a wide range of other symptoms as well. One of the most common complaints...
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 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...
Budgeting Your Energy in Menopause
A great Article from menopause expert Ellen Dolgen Sarver read on... It's not your fault. You've been programmed to think that you're not good enough, pretty enough, skinny enough, or...
Chinese Herb Mix Can Cool Hot Flashes
We came across an interesting study recently regarding hot flashes. Can Chinese herbs help? It seems that a  mix of certain traditional Chinese herbs thought to have weak estrogen-like activity might...
Hormones may be better than soy for hot flashes
Hormone replacement therapy may work slightly better than soy at reducing menopausal hot flashes, a new study says. Women who took such hormones had fewer hot flashes, on average, than...
Menopausal Hot Flashes May Be a Good Sign for Heart
You are enjoying a night out with friends when it starts; first you feel flush, then a sensation of warmth crawls down your body. Soon you begin perspiring and you...
Antidepressants for Hot Flashes?
A new study shows antidepressants can help reduce hot flashes and night sweats in menopausal women. In the study, Ellen Freeman, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,...
Can Antidepressants Reduce Frequency and Severity of Menopausal Hot Flashes?
THE QUESTION Women experiencing menopause-related hot flashes often do not want to take hormone therapy because of documented risks, and the effectiveness of herbal alternatives has not been proved. Might...
5 Tips To Eat Well & Prevent Menopause Symptoms
Menopause marks the end of a woman's menstrual cycling and fertility and is a condition that all women experience as they age. It occurs when the ovaries cease producing oestrogen...
18 Tips To Help Get Rid Of Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Naturally
Hot flashes are sudden intense hot sensations in your body. They can be very uncomfortable leaving you soaked in sweat. They are caused by hormonal fluctuations during pre-menopause and menopause,...
Menopause And Insomnia: How Hormones And Hot Flashes Affect Sleep
If you're within a few years of menopause, you may find yourself channel-surfing at 3 a.m. the morning for the first time in your life. Hormonal ups and downs may...
14 Feng Shui Tips for a Good Night's Sleep
One of the highlights of a vacation is a cozy, rejuvenating and restful night's sleep. The best sleep is often experienced when you are in the mountains, by the sea...