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20 Ways To Help Combat Night Sweats and Hot Flashes
I saw a middle aged lady walking across the street holding a coffee cup on her head. When I asked her what she was doing she said, “I’m trying to...
Can Weight Loss Reduce Hot Flashes?
Menopausal women who lose weight eating a low-fat diet rich in fruits and vegetables could reduce or eliminate their hot flashes and night sweats, a large new study suggests. One...
Cooling Pillows for Hot Flashes
Hot flashes are defined as flushing that occurs due to lower levels of estradiol in the body. They are by far one of the most common symptoms of menopause, but...
Behavioral Therapy May Help Ease Hot Flashes
Therapy can help sleep issues. A few sessions of behavioral therapy -- even a self-help" version -- may help some women find relief from , a recent study suggests. The...
Tips to Help Combat Weight Gain During Menopause
A new study offers helpful tips to help combat weight gain during menopause. This info is helpful for many of us who pack on a few extra pounds during this...
Can Perimenopause start in my 30's and 40's?
Many women are familiar with the term menopause, but this period of life doesn’t just start overnight. Perimenopause (also called the menopausal transition) is the term used to describe the...
6 Ways to Combat Hot Flashes During Menopause
Menopause comes with some pretty significant changes for women, many of which are apparent to others. An exception is hot flashes, which can occur at just about any time of...
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 wearing...
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...
6 Ways To Not Have My Mother's Menopause
I can recall my mothers' hot flashes, sleepless nights, or unexpected mood swings ,sagging skin, and wrinkles -- with apprehension. One women told me that her mother always told her ...
5 Triggers for Hot Flashes During Menopause
Its common knowledge that menopause causes hot flashes for many women, but did you know that there are triggers for these hot flashes? By recognizing the triggers and knowing how...
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...
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...
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...
Cooling the Symptoms of Menopause Without Hormones
Patricia Gordon was having three or four hot flashes a day. “They would come on at any time. I could be in a meeting and my face would turn red,...
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 Exercise Help Menopausal Symptoms?
For women experiencing menopausal hot flashes, we can offer a helpful preventive approach.  Researchers found that most women who exercised had fewer hot flashes for 24 hours afterwards. "For women...
6 Ways To Know If You're Having a Hot Flash
When they first start happening, hot flashes may not be quite as dramatic as you might expect. In fact, many pre-menopausal women aren’t even entirely sure that they’re having a...
4 Ways to Beat Menopause Fatigue
Menopause and Fatigue: How to Beat it Women going through menopause know that fatigue is just as common as the frustrating hot flashes, night sweats and other symptoms that come...
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...
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...