How are you? It’s the most wonderful time of year, right? There’s parties to host, marshmallows to roast, cards to send, and those last minute goodies to bake. Oh its feeling a lot like Christmas! Shall we all sing? I used to think that is was the holiday stress that made my PMS worse. Who […]
Having a Hot Flash? Maybe Some “Covers Off Chardonnay” Will Help?
As we wind down Hot Flash Month, I was excited to discover a fun website/blog: http://hotflashwines.com/blog/. Just like me, you are probably wondering what the heck this site might offer? Well, it’s just as billed—wine for hot flashes, along with other menopausal moods. Below is how the group of women behind the site describe what […]
What is a Hot Flash?
Well, Hello! Today’s post is literally about hot flashes because I’ve had a number of people ask me in the past week exactly what is a “hot flash” and how do they know if they are having one. It became clear that I needed to step back to the beginning because there are probably many […]
Cool News About Hot Flashes: Weight Loss Helps
It’s hot here today. I think it’s at least 95 degrees. Great if you have time to spend it at the beach but not if you just moved into a new home (5 weeks ago now) and still have boxes sitting in the hallway. I am making a pledge, right now, to get those unpacked, […]
Can Hypnosis Help Hot Flashes?
Last week we established that I have not yet or may never experience the infamous “hot flash” syndrome that causes millions of women to suffer on sometimes a daily basis. But, in the name of preparation for what might hit me in the future—I decided to do a little research and see what treatments are […]
Can Mother Nature Cure Your Hot Flashes?
I was blow drying my hair when my first hot flash hit. My heart rate accelerated and I could see the red-skin flush moving slowly up my neck. Little beads of sweat broke out on my chest, back and brow. However, in the weeks that followed night sweats visited my body more frequently than the […]
Hot Flashes & PMS
This month we are focusing on hot flashes, which (thankfully) I have not yet experienced as I plod along on the pre-menopausal road. I have to admit my optimism was “perked up” for a moment when I was doing a little research this week on hot flashes. Evidently, a new study conducted by Dr. Tomi […]
Got Hot Flashes?
Does eating soy help with hot flashes? As with all research the evidence is mixed. Some studies say “yes” and some say “no.” But MOST of the studies show that soy DOES help. In fact, replacing animal protein with soy protein is just plain better for you. But remember there is no one magic food […]