Menopause: You’re Hot, Then You’re Cold!

Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can be very uncomfortable. What Causes Night Sweats and Chills? The cause of most menopausal symptoms is fluctuating hormones, specifically estrogen. When estrogen levels start fluctuating, it affects the hypothalamus which regulates body temperature, causing it to misread the actual temperature and leads…

Soy Supplements for Cooling Hot Flashes

Soy Supplements for Cooling Hot Flashes

Any woman who has had to suffer through hot flashes knows how much of an uncomfortable inconvenience it can be. There have been some old wives’ tales about what you can do to make hot flashes more bearable, but non with proof of actually working. Luckily there is some good news! Recent studies in the…

The Hot and Cold of Menopause

The Hot and Cold of Menopause

Probably the most common symptom of menopause is a bugger called hot flashes – and it has some friends that often tag along! Some of these “friends” are things like cold feet and sudden chills across your body. When hot flashes occur you are often left feeling that you want to rip of your clothes…

Beating Day and Night Sweats

Beating Day and Night Sweats

Day and night sweats are usually due to hot flashes, which occur most often in menopausal women. These can be very annoying and may leave you waking up in the middle of the night, drenched in sweat and hot as a habanero! Managing Day and Night Sweats: Although it is not possible to get rid…