Ever wondered what causes hot flashes and night sweats (aka hot flashes while you sleep)? Previously hot flashes were thought to be as a result of low estrogen levels (and many women were given estrogen to combat this) but they are actually as a result of dropping estrogen levels – similar to an addicts drug withdrawal! This does not necessarily mean you have consistently low estrogen, but more likely you have an excess and you experience a significant drop at times. [Read more…]
Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes
Do you get hot flashes?
Are they mostly at night?
Do they set the bed on fire (but not in a good way)?
Let’s get you some solutions!
Before we do that, lets look into why hot flashes occur so we can get to the root cause of these hormonal symptoms. [Read more…]
Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed
Of course, listen to what your doctor says.
And also listen to what your body says.
We both know that what you eat and how you move can make a HUGE improvement in some of the symptoms of menopause. Not to mention how common it is for ladies to gain weight at this time of life. (Ugh!) [Read more…]