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Forty and Tired? You Could Be Entering The Menopause

Julie Dargan | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

No one ever wants to admit that they are in the menopause. There is a fear associated with this inevitable passage that all women will have to go through in their life. It is one passage that most women dread.

Menopause Infographic: Hot Flashes

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Are you experiencing your own internal heat wave? Do you wake up at least once during the night in a sweat? Do you have to get out of bed, towel off, change clothes and then try to get back to sleep, only to experience a repeat performance?

Menopausal Symptoms and Non-Hormonal Therapy

Stephanie Faubion | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Faubion

Try to avoid hot, spicy foods, warm beverages, caffeine and alcohol, as these are common hot flash triggers. When choosing clothing in the morning, dress in layers, so you can remove a layer if you get too warm. Pick light, breathable fabrics.

11 Things Nobody Ever Told You About Menopause

Vikki Claflin | Posted 03.13.2015 | Fifty
Vikki Claflin

Menopause crashed my hotness with a thud heard in three states. Suddenly I was more "Ma'am" than MILF. Men stopped whistling at me from the street and started helping me through the crosswalk. People no longer commented "You look so much like your mother" and started assuming we were sisters.

Yagana Shah

Why Women May Want To Reconsider Their Caffeine Habit | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty

That hot cup of coffee or tea you just can't start the day off with, may be keeping you up at night. And it's not just the caffeine. A new study s...

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...

Get Fit: 5 Secrets to Exercising During Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The best form of exercise is the one that you will actually do! So find a workout -- or a variety of workouts -- that you love.

3 Natural Menopause Solutions

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Women have been searching for alternatives to HRT to manage menopause symptoms. Now research reports the following alternative therapies can help relieve menopausal symptoms.

Hot Flashes Before Menopause? Yes, Really

Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

Hot flashes and night sweats are two of the most common menopause symptoms, although their severity and duration can differ, depending on the person. ...

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.

Does Menopause Really Destroy Your Memory? (STUDY)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Menopausal women have long complained of hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and memory lapses. Now new research finds evidence that gives credence...

How To Cut Menopausal Symptoms In Half

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.27.2012 | Fifty

If you're a middle-aged woman, chances are you know all about waking up at night, drenched in sweat, sometimes hot and -- annoyingly -- sometimes cold...

More Myths about Menopause: Continuing the '2nd Talk'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

With huge numbers of women currently facing menopause, you would think there would be more clarity about it all. But confusion and fear continue to fuel women's concerns. We have come so far in so many ways; isn't it time to be upfront and open about this phase of life?

Menopausal Baggage

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.16.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Reaching out is IN. Suffering in silence is OUT!

Valentine's Day: Crank the Heat Up!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.08.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Even though the last thing you probably want is a temperature hike (hot flash central), here are 14 uncensored, cut-to-the-chase ways to crank that love thermostat up to super steamy.

How Comedian, Author Jean Kittson Embraced Menopause

Coolum News | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

Comedian and author Jean Kittson hadn't had a good night's sleep in days. And she was sick of the hot flushes that were plaguing her life. "I was h...

It's World Menopause Day!

Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

Today is World Menopause Day -- an international call to turn the healthcare spotlight on aging women and make menopausal health a principal research ...

Easing Menopause Symptoms With Food

Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM | Posted 08.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM

If you want to know how to turn down your body's internal "thermostat" you are in the right place. Alternative medicine, including food therapy, is a viable option for managing menopause symptoms.