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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...
Relax Your Night Sweats and Hot Flashes Away
We already know that Cool-jams are a great natural remedy for night sweats, but what else can we do?   Recent studies tell us that women trained in relaxation therapy...
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....
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 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...
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...
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...
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...