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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...
What Exercises Are Best For Women As They Age?
Maintaining an active lifestyle at any age is beneficial to overall health, but women aged 45 to 60 face a unique set of factors when it comes to their fitness...
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...
My Bedding and Pajamas Get Soaked Every Night! What am I to do?
Women who suffer menopause know how difficult  the nights can be. Dealing with night sweating as well as  hot flashes during the day is one of the most annoying symptoms...
Combat Menopause Naturally
Doctors traditionally offer  women going through menopause drugs like HRT to help ease their symptoms, but with the continuing controversy over hormone replacement therapy, many women seem to be seeking...
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...
What Kind Of Sleepwear Is Best For Menopause?
Hot flashes are one of the most common yet unpleasant symptoms of menopause. They occur due to a reduction in the body’s estradiol levels and are often accompanied by sweating...
Yoga Tied To Better Sleep For Cancer Patients
According to a recent study, Yoga can definitely help people who have had cancer to sleep better. With yoga, study participants were able to  reduce their use of sleep medications....
5 Tips to Help With Hot Flashes
 Let’s face it,  hot flashes during menopause are pretty much inevitable. They occur when the body produces a sudden rush of adrenaline and are often accompanied by excessive sweating and...
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...
Can Low Vitamin D Supplements Help Menopausal Symptoms?
Some people tell us that low Vitamin D levels can exacerbate menopausal symptoms, but a new study from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) shows no significant connection between vitamin D...
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...
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...
12 Symptoms oF Menopause: A Naturopathic Approach
Menopausal symptoms are related to a dramatic decline of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.  These symptoms include: Hot flashes, usually worst during the first 1-2 years Night sweats Skin flushing Insomnia...
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...
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...
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...
Moderate red wine drinking may help cut women's breast cancer risk
Great news for the holiday season and all year for that matter! Who doesn't love a glass of red wine occasionally. Well folks, there is good news for all red...
Are there Certain Foods That Can Help Menopause Symptoms?
Not all women experience menopause in the same way, but there are two very common complaints for most women. That would be weight gain, night sweats, hot flashes and loss...
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...