6 Foods to Beat Menopausal Hot Flashes

6 Foods to Treat Hot Flashes

Hot flashes can happen at any time, leaving us sweaty and red-faced. How embarrassing! But can we actually do anything about it? Hot flashes are arguably the most common and well-known menopause symptom. They are anything but a pleasure, and anything that helps minimize how often and how intensely they occur is of great help.  …

Menopausal Diet

Menopausal Diet

With hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and hormones all over the place, your diet is probably the last thing on your mind! Well, you should reconsider that, as certain foods help relieve some of the menopausal symptoms, whilst other may severely worsen them. Spicy Foods Although you might be craving big cheeseburger with Jalapenos,…

Menopausal Hot Flashes and Memory Loss

Menopausal Hot Flashes and Memory Loss

New research results seem to show that women who have experienced hot flashes during menopause are more prone to having issues with their memory. An extensive study was done at universities in Illinois and Chicago in the USA, where they tested the memory of several women in menopause. The results showed that women who experienced…

Soy Supplements for Hot Flashes

Soy Supplements for Hot Flashes

Recent studies in the field of menopause and menopausal symptoms have concluded that soy products contain isoflavones called genistein, which are very effective at controlling and lessening the effects of hot flashes in menopausal women. Replacing traditional food with things like soy milk or Edamame (Soy beans) can help decrease the occurrence and intensity of…

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women By Kristen Fischer Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests. Hot flashes can be debilitating for more than 50 percent of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor of…

5 Foods that Can Help You Relieve Hot Flashes

Profuse sweating, drenched clothes, nausea and numbing headache followed by chills– it´s not the tagline for a horror movie, but a common reality for many women over 40 suffering from the discomfort of hot flashes. Usually following the flash, the body is left reddened and moist. To help combat hot flashes, many healthcare professionals recommend…