Foods to Help Battle Menopausal Hot Flashes

7 Foods That Fight Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are arguably the most common menopause symptom – and one of the most uncomfortable… Menopausal hot flashes can put a damper on any day or make a good night’s rest an absolute nightmare. Many people say which foods to avoid when fighting hot flashes – but they never say which foods help combat…

6 Causes of Menopausal Memory Lapses

6 Causes of Menopausal Memory Lapses

A woman never forgets… except during menopause. Menopausal memory lapses may be as small as forgetting to turn off the sprinklers, but as major as forgetting to fetch your kids from school! These memory lapses affect your concentration levels and memory. As with most menopause symptoms, the root cause of menopausal memory lapses is hormonal…

7 Cruel Consequences of Menopausal Night Sweats

Going through menopause can be hard enough, now imagine going through it while constantly being tired, stressed, and irritated. Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause and usually goes together with hot flashes. Many women suffer from them, and must then suffer the consequences the following day…  Why do night sweats…

Cool Down Hot Flashes This Summer

It is summer time in sunny South Africa! But the warm weather is not great news for the ladies going through menopause. As we all know, one of the main symptoms and effects of menopause is something called “hot flashes”. These tend to get much worse during the warm summer months. And they are the…

How to Treat Menopausal Night Sweats

Waking up in the middle of the night, anxious and soaked in sweat, is not a pleasant experience. But unfortunately, it is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. When hot flashes occur at night while we are sleeping, we refer to them as night sweats. An episode of night sweats can become so…

Dealing With Hot, Sweaty, Menopause!

Dealing With Hot, Sweaty, Menopause!

Whilst some women may go through menopause without any major symptoms, the majority of women are not so lucky. This majority has to endure many uncomfortable symptoms like sweating, itching, severe mood swings, physical changes, and a whole lot more! The main culprit of these symptoms is hormonal changes, which is a natural thing around…

Avoid the Menopausal middle

Avoid the Menopausal Middle

Weight gain around the middle is another sign of changing hormones in women. When estrogen levels begin to decrease during menopause, women often notice that they gain some weight – especially around the middle.  To add to this, as we get older, our metabolism slows down. This means that we tend to pick up weight…