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Is Chocolate good for the heart and brain?
In a city renowned for its love of beauty, food and chocolate, it is only fitting that researchers presented the results of a new study in Paris, France, showing that...
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...
Your Menopause Sleep Guide
While menopause symptoms will vary from woman to woman, one common issue that many face during this hormonal change is difficulty sleeping. According to the Sleep Foundation, 61% of women...
Is Sleep A Necessity?
Research has shown time and time again that Americans are getting less sleep each and everyday. A bigger issue involves recent reports that show children are getting less sleep during...
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...
4 Best Sleepwear Items for Hot Flashes
When it comes to managing hot flashes, there is no steadfast cure. However, sufferers can find relief by changing a few lifestyle habits and creating a healthier sleep hygiene. One...
The Best Sleepwear for Night Sweats
Anyone who’s ever suffered from night sweats knows how uncomfortable it is to wake up in the middle of the night soaking wet. Even after you get up and change...
5 Tips to Keep Hot Flashes at Bay
Cool it Down: Tips to Keep Hot Flashes at Bay Let’s face it: hot flashes during menopause are pretty much inevitable. They occur when the body produces a sudden rush...
What is Perimenopause?
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...
3 Pajamas for Menopause
If you’re going through menopause, your body is likely going through a lot of changes that may be uncomfortable. From hot flashes to night sweats, you’ll often have trouble sleeping...
Cool-jams Chicken Satay
Why go out for Thai food when you can make it at home? These delicious Thai-style chicken satay are made of chicken marinated in a peanutty sauce, and then grilled....
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...
Santa Maria Tri-Tip
As a California native, I enjoy this Californian tri-tip recipe often. I'm posting this just in time for your Labor Day BBQ...enjoy!! One of our favorite's at our Cool-jams company...
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...
Super Food Avocado Pasta
For the next few months we'll be focusing on delicious recipes that use Super Foods. Aren’t avocados the best? In this recipe, we take our love for avocados to the...
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...
Cool-jams Stuffed Mushrooms
This is a delicious low carb meal or appetizer. Large portobello mushrooms are stuffed with a savory combination of pepperoni, spinach, Parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese. I love these for...
7 Tips to Help Menopause Symptoms At Work
Entrepreneur and Cool-jams founder, Anita Mahaffey knows what it is like to live with menopausal symptoms while being in a demanding job.  Menopause at Work “That time of life was...