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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,...
Here’s What You Should Never Wear To Bed
As we grow older, getting a good night’s sleep tends to be more difficult, since our sleep patterns and habits may change over the years. Beyond making us feel tired and irritated,...
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...
How Important Is Beauty Sleep?
A small new study now suggests that your best beauty trick is good old fashioned sleep! Beauty Sleep Research showed what you've probably seen in the mirror after a rough...
Why Is Sleep Important to Daily Energy?
Many of us would happily pay big bucks for a better night's sleep. Besides cooling sheets, moisture wicking sleepwear and cooling pillowcases is there something more that we should be doing...
What Types of Things Disrupt Sleep?
  Many factors can prevent a good night’s sleep. These factors range from well-known stimulants, such as coffee, to certain pain relievers, decongestants, and other culprits. Many people depend on...
How Sleep Problems Can Effect Us
Need Sleep? The issue of sleep deprivation has gone beyond the counting of sheep and into the scientific arena, as researchers set up sleep studies to measure the biomedical and...
Anti-Obesity Effects of Soy During Menopause
Previous research suggests that reduced levels of the hormone estrogen during menopause are responsible for the increased body weight and abdominal fat, nights sweats, hot flashes etc. often experienced by...
Mindfulness Classes Help Women With Hot Flashes
Women with severe hot flashes said their quality of life improved after taking mindfulness classes that included meditation and stretching exercises, according to a new study. The findings also suggest...
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...
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...
Can A Bit Of Compassion Help With Menopause Symptoms?
Women who are kind to themselves in tough situations may have an easier time dealing with hot flashes during menopause, a recent study from Australia found. Specifically women who ranked higher on...
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...
Sleep Problems Are Very Common In Middle Aged Women
A recent study from Finland suggests that one in four middle-aged women are not satisfied with the quality of sleep they get and 60% wake in the night at least once a week....
How To Get Through Menopause Naturally
Menopause happens to all women, but the degree of symptoms each will experience can vary dramatically. Some of the effects of menopause are influenced by genetics, but there is still...
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...
6 Foods To Make Menopause A Bit Easier
Women can begin experiencing symptoms anywhere between the ages of 39 - 51 and they can last for at least 5 years or more. The most common menopausal symptoms  are hot...
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 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...
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...