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Menopause Hot Flashes

Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes For Half Of All Women, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.03.2016 | Fifty

Hot flashes ― which last an average of 7.4 years ― can be cut in frequency by almost half for about 50 percent of women with the help of eight wee...

5 Things About Menopause That Really, Really Suck

Jill Robbins | Posted 12.03.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I don't know why they call menopause 'the change of life.' I can think of some other, more fitting things it could be called: The seventh circle of hell.

Menopause and Moods

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

Once I started getting regular hot flashes, I realized that anxiety frequently went along with them. I'd feel anxious about the hot flashes themselves: what would trigger them, would they embarrass me; how long would they last, would they wake me up in the middle of the night?

11 Things My Husband Needs To Know About Menopausal Me

Michelle Combs | Posted 05.17.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

Have you considered menopause might be dangerous? I don't know. I suspect menopause is different for everyone who experiences it. I think in my house it will be most dangerous for my husband. I very nearly always like him and I'd like for him to get through this stage in our life intact.

The Totally Normal Life Stage That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Julie Gray | Posted 03.10.2015 | Fifty
Julie Gray

Menopause. There. I said it. Menopause is why I have been unable to focus for more than very short periods. It is why I have been staying in bed with my cats a lot. It is why I have had to carry a hanky with me everywhere I go and why I have claimed it's too hot when you are wearing a sweater.

How Will I Know if I'm Really Flashing

Angila Peters | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Angila Peters

Naked. Air-conditioned. On top of duvet. Excerpt from my new porn novel ? No. This is how I sleep, because I'm a human torch. The "change" is st...

12 Surefire Signs Of Menopause

Tracy Morrison | Posted 09.08.2014 | Fifty
Tracy Morrison

'You're in menopause.' My doctor said calmly and with almost a little smile-smirk on her face. 'Your tests have all come back -- and you're healthy. Sure a little low on iron as you typically are, but now that those pesky periods are gone -- that should just correct itself.'

Am I Going Through Menopause At 35?

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Only about 1 percent of women in the U.S. go through menopause before 40. Here's what else those symptoms that are scaring the beje...

Is The Male Desire For Younger Women The Cause Of Menopause?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2013 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Many women are bewildered by menopause. Even scientists struggle to explain its very existence in human females. You see, women (along with short-finned and killer whales) are among the small handful of species unable to reproduce until the end of life. It wasn't always that way -- menopause evolved over history -- and there are few good hypotheses to explain why.

Birthday Gift Guide: 5 Things We'd Love To Get

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty

Forget that nonsense about not celebrating birthdays after 39. Most post 50s today not only like to be fussed over on their birthday, they have come t...

5 Things Never To Ask A Menopausal Woman

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty

Hormones are wondrous things. They control our sexual desires, our body temperature, our moods. And when a woman is in menopause, they control pretty ...

FDA Approves First Non-Hormonal Treatment For Hot Flashes

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Noven Therapeutics LLC's drug to treat hot flashes associated with menopause - a surprise d...

Can You Eat Your Way Out of Hot Flashes?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study looked at the connection between hot flashes and what women eat, and offers some support for the notion that diet may help relieve these very annoying menopause symptoms.

Menopause: Is There an App to Turn Drab Into Fab?

Stephanie Bender | Posted 06.17.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

In the next five years, 32 million women, the tail end of the baby boom population curve, will begin to sweat. Not in anticipation of some looming, sci-fi apocalypse, but as they reach the transition from perimenopause to menopause, with flushes of heat by day and drenching sweats by night.

The Herbs That Could Help Solve Your Menopausal Woes

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

If you often experience bothersome hot flashes, a Chinese herbal supplement may be the answer to your menopausal woes, according to a new study publis...

FDA Advisors Vote Against Two Drugs For Menopausal Hot Flashes

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Fifty

* U.S. FDA advisory panel votes to reject Depomed's Sefelsa * Panel also rejects Noven Pharmaceuticals menopause drug * Advisors say neither drug co...

Her Hot Flashes Are Making Her A Fortune

Posted 02.21.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

Hypnosis Can Cure What?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty

Hot flashes: those momentary sensations of heat that sweep through a woman's body, often accompanied by a flushed face and sweating. They are the most...

Thanks To Menopause I Now See Dead People

Donna Highfill | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I recently read that menopausal women can develop psychokinesis -- meaning their energy actually causes things to fall and/or fly across the room. So, in addition to the other physical benefits of menopause, I am apparently becoming the Menopausal Medium.

Gabapentin-ER: A New Non-Estrogen for Hot Flashes

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.15.2012 | Fifty
Mache Seibel, MD

This drug is at the FDA and will potentially be available for use by the end of 2013. It would then be available as an FDA-approved drug for menopausal women with hot flashes who either cannot or won't take estrogen.

What Makes Me Really Hot

Elise Sax | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Elise Sax

Recently, I was in line at the bank when I was attacked by a ball of fire in my belly. The heat grew, emanating out until it had taken over my entire body. "Whoa, Nelly!" I shouted, as if to warn the others in line. "A Number Six Hot Flash. It's a biggun'!"

When Hot Flashes Meet Summer Heat: How To Deal

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

It is hard for women who are suffering these symptoms in this weather to integrate the message of "This is just temporary, it will pass." They want relief now.

Antidepressants Can Help Hot Flashes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Menopausal or postmenopausal women may benefit from taking an antidepressant -- not because they're depressed, but because the drug could help reduce ...