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Hot Flashes

Natural strategies to minimize hot flashes

Posted May 20, 2013

Many women experience uncomfortable hot flashes during their menopausal years. These can range from brief periods of intense heat to prolonged periods of excessive heat and sweating. Here are a few natural strategies to minimize night to minimize the effects of hot flashes.

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Menopause Help for Hot Flashes, Sleep without Drugs

Posted April 3, 2013

Menopause is a time of transition, and it is often complicated by hot flashes and sleep problems, both of which can have a significant negative impact on a woman’s life. Two new reports in Menopause may offer women some solutions without the need for drugs.

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Chinese herbal remedy reduces hot flashes, study finds

Posted April 2, 2013

Hot flashes, the bane of flushed middle-aged women everywhere, are responsible for everything from outbursts of sweat and uncomfortable overheating to the source of serious sleep problems. A prescription of hormones to counter the effects is often considered the most effective treatment for menopause, which is triggered by the withdrawal of estrogen from the body. But hormone therapy comes with a host of frightening potential side effects — many of them serious — including blood clots and the possible increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Menopause Hot Flashes and Insomnia Linked to Deficiency of Vitamin E and Minerals

Posted January 1, 2013

According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 80% of women in menopause regularly experience the sudden, intense, hot, perspiring feeling in their face and upper body known as a “hot flash”. Due to the side effects of hormone drugs, many of these women are reaching out to seek natural remedies for relief. Vitamin E is famous for the health benefits it provides to glands, organs and the heart, however it may not be generally known that vitamin E is a proven remedy for menopausal hot flashes and night sweats.

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Menopause: Relaxation Good Therapy for Hot Flushes

Posted November 23, 2012

Women who have undergone group therapy and learned to relax have reduced their menopausal troubles by half, according to results of a study at Linköping University and Linköping University Hospital in Sweden.

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Hypnosis Helps Hot Flashes, Study Suggests

Posted October 25, 2012

Hypnosis can help cut hot flashes by as much as 74%, shows a study supported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. This is the first controlled, randomized study of the technique to manage hot flashes, which affect as much as 80% of women who go through menopause. The study was published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society.

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Weight Loss and Healthy Diet May Reduce Hot Flashes

Posted July 12, 2012

Weight loss from healthy dietary modification may help to eliminate vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women, according to the results of a large randomized study.

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Exercise Reduces Hot Flashes in Women

Posted June 29, 2012

Exercise may help reduce hot flashes in menopausal women in the 24 hours following physical activity, according to researchers.

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Hydrotheraphy is an Alternative Treatment for Various Ailments

Posted April 30, 2012

The healing properties of water have been recognised since ancient times, notably by the Roman, Greek, Turkish and Northern European cultures. It is a popular alternative treatment these days, and is used as a technique of physiotherapy for people recovering from serious injuries with problems of muscle wastage.

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Hydrotherapy What Are Its Different Applications?

Posted April 30, 2012

Hydrotherapy has long been a solution offered for pain relief and treating ailments and illnesses. Also known as water cure or hydropathy, this treatment has been around in different forms since the 19th century.

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