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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...