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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 →

Your Diet & Symptoms of Menopause: What You Need to Know

You walk into a room and then can’t remember why you’re there.  You look all over the house for your glasses, only to realize you’re wearing them.  Or you completely forget an appointment you made just yesterday. If you’ve started… Continue Reading →

What Are Hot Flashes? Can You Keep Cool, Keep Calm & Carry On?

You’re enjoying a night on the town with your friends. Just as you’re eating what you swear will be the last nacho, you suddenly feel hot and can’t stop sweating. Your heart is racing. Your friends tell you there are… Continue Reading →

You’ll Love This Simple 10-Minute Meditation for Menopause Relief

Want to get a handle on menopause symptoms? Try meditating. A 2011 study from the University of Massachusetts, Worchester, found that women who participated in a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program which included meditation experienced a decrease in intensity of hot… Continue Reading →

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