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Menopause Hot Flashes: Not That Unusual on Popular TV

Menopause hot flashes, which can occur anytime during the day or night, aren’t a condition you see highlighted regularly on television. But they’re not that unusual either. Some popular TV shows have tackled “the change” with drama, wit and even… Continue Reading →

Mixing Birth Control Pills and Menopause: What You Should Understand

While it becomes increasingly difficult for a woman to get pregnant as she moves into her 40s and approaches menopause, it’s not impossible. Just because you’ve skipped a period here and there it doesn’t mean that you’ve reached menopause. We… Continue Reading →

How to Cope with Hair Loss During Menopause

If you’re in menopause, you’re probably woefully familiar with hot flashes and mood swings, but if you’ve been experiencing hair loss during menopause, it may have come as an unpleasant shock. While most of us don’t expect to possess the… Continue Reading →

How to Handle Menopause Hot Flashes at Night

Women today who have reached or are about to reach menopause can probably remember their mothers or grandmothers saying, “Men sweat. Women glow.” That saying has come down through the years to color our attitudes, making many of us feel… Continue Reading →

How a Fitness Regimen Helps Combat Menopause Symptoms

If your idea of exercise is a good brisk conversation– you’re not alone. A Gallup survey showed that only one out of two adults between the ages of 45 and 64 get at least 30 minutes of exercise three times… Continue Reading →

Sleepwear to Stay Cool with Hot Flashes at Night

Hot flashes at night, nighttime perspiration, “sweaty beddy” or the medical term, “sleep hyperhidrosis” – whatever you call it, these terms all describe one of the most disruptive and uncomfortable symptoms of menopause. They can range from mild to extremely… Continue Reading →

7 Helpful Actions to Battle Menopause Mood Swings

Ever since Janet started menopause, her constantly shifting mood swings had been making her anxious. One minute she was intensely angry; the next minute she felt deeply sad. Most of the time her husband tip-toed around her, afraid to say… Continue Reading →

Part 2 How Important Are Country and Culture to Hot Flashes in Women?

Part 2 of an Interview with a Biological Anthropologist Have you ever wondered if women around the world experience menopause the same way? We talked to biological anthropologist Dr. Lynnette Leidy Sievert about the similarities and differences among women of… Continue Reading →

Part 1 How Important Are Country and Culture to Hot Flashes in Women?

What are the similarities and differences in hot flashes in women in different countries and cultures? Have you ever wondered if women around the world experience menopause and hot flashes the same way we do? We talked to biological anthropologist… Continue Reading →

Signs of Menopause: What You Need to Know about Brain Fog

Susan, who worked in a marketing company with a variety of clients, found herself doing some strange things: she confused the work she had to do for one client with another and got the deadlines mixed up, something that had… Continue Reading →

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