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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 ...
Insomnia and Menopause
 If you’re going through menopause, you may have noticed that your body is having a more difficult time than usual getting to sleep and staying asleep. That’s in part because...
Hair Changes and Menopause: Are You Plucking Your Chin?
Women entering into menopause not only report having night sweats and hot flashes, but often report a significant change in their hair compared to when they were cycling regularly. They...
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...
Do you need Vitamin D supplements?
Doctors have been checking vitamin D levels on their patients the last year or so, due to an abundance of data showing the benefits of vitamin D. It is interesting...
Is There A Genetic Test to Predict Early Menopause?
Can we determine how soon we'll be dealing with all those pesky menopausal symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes? The findings, recently published in Human Molecular Genetics, could have...
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,...
Help Sleep Issues In Women
We all know that sleep often becomes more difficult as we age. Some of us who’ve accumulated a certain number of birthday cards know this first hand! We also know...
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,...
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...
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...
4 Ways To Combat Hot Flashes
Are you, or someone you love suffering from hot flashes due to menopause or another condition? Are you looking for top-notch hot flash remedies and solutions for helping you get...
Can Green Tea Help Menopausal Symptoms?
There are so many issues we face as we go through menopause. We all know about the hot flashes, night sweats and memory issues, but another huge problem is the...
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...
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...
Are Hormones Linked To Bone Loss In Menopausal Women?
Diminished bone density, caused by low levels of estrogen common among menopausal women, raises the risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures and subsequent complications. Traditional therapies have sought to maintain the...
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...
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...
Cooling Pillows for Hot Sleepers
Having a comfortable, supportive pillow to rest your head and neck each night is a vital component of getting a great night's sleep. Another quality of a great pillow is...