Is It Possible to Delay Menopause?

Is It Possible to Delay Menopause

The transition to menopause is accompanied by irritating symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, nausea, headaches, and mood swings. As a consequence, many women are pondering how to delay menopause. Here below, we’ll share some relevant tips: The Advantages of Late-Onset-Menopause The natural average age of menopause is around 45-55. However, some women […]

Hot Flashes: Is Acupuncture Helpful?

Is Acupuncture Helpful for Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a sign of menopausal transition that can go on for several years and may impair quality of life. There are several non-hormonal options for treating hot flashes, with acupuncture being one of them. Below, we’ll review acupuncture and its potential role in relieving hot flashes. What’s Acupuncture? Acupuncture is among the popular […]

Menopause, Hot Flashes, and Mental Health

menopause hot flashes

The years leading up to menopause affect women’s minds, specifically their mental health. Shifts in the levels of female hormones such as estrogen & progesterone can cause irritating hot flashes. Additionally, other symptoms such as mood changes and depression can affect the mental health of menopausal women. Here below, we’ll take a look at the […]

Hot Flashes: Your Diet Matters

Diet for Hotflashes

Mood changes, weight gain, night sweats, and hot flashes are common symptoms of menopause. A hot flash is an uncomfortable feeling of heat on the skin that seems to come from nowhere and spreads throughout the body.  There are various treatments available for irritating hot flashes. Your doctor can prescribe you hormone therapy or medications, […]

How to Reduce Hot Flashes? Yoga, Meditation, and Alternatives

How to Reduce Hot Flashes - Yoga Meditation and Alternatives

A biological reason for a hot flash is hormone fluctuations during menopause. In addition, increasing anxiety and stress levels trigger hormonal imbalance in women. A six-year study revealed menopausal women living with anxiety and stress are three to five times more likely to experience frequent and severe hot flashes. Furthermore, hot flashes may induce anxiety […]

Does Alcohol Make Menopausal Hot Flashes Worse?

Does Alcohol Make Menopausal Hot Flashes Worse

Dealing with bothersome menopausal symptoms like hot flashes is a challenge. Researchers have conflicting opinions on the role alcohol can play in improving/aggravating such symptoms. We’ll address the link between alcohol and menopausal hot flashes, hereinafter: Women & Alcohol Women’s bodies are more likely to be agitated by alcohol due to a lower level of […]

Essential Oils and Hot Flashes Relief

Essential Oils for Hot Flashes Relief

Menopause is a natural phase of life and not an illness. That’s why some women choose not to take prescribed medication to relieve menopausal symptoms. Irritating menopause symptoms such as hot flashes can be remedied using natural alternatives such as essential oils. Essential oils containing phytoestrogens have been the subject of a study analysing the […]

The Night-Sweats & Hot flashes: What Can I Do?

Night-Sweats & Hot flashes

A sudden and uncomfortable sensation of heat on the skin and upper part of the body is called a hot flash. They are experienced by women, and to a lesser extent, by men. Hot flashes are bothersome, and in more severe cases, night sweats cause insomnia or force women to change bedding/pajamas to get comfortable […]

I Am Officially Overweight; Will I Get More Hot Flashes?

hot flashes for overweight women

Hot flashes can be extremely bothersome, affecting a woman’s work performance, quality of life, mood, sleep, etc. Some factors can lead to an increase in the severity of hot flashes, including genetic parameters as well as physiological characteristics such as obesity. In other words, menopause symptoms may be worse in overweight women. But, are there […]

Physiology of Hot Flashes: Can I Stop Them?

Physiology of Hot Flashes- Can I Stop Them

Hot flashes are among the well-known symptoms of menopause. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of warmth in the upper body, usually most intense over the neck, face, and chest areas. Feelings of anxiety, rapid heartbeat, and perspiration are some of the other symptoms of hot flashes. Below, we’ll take a quick look at […]