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How black cohosh cools hot flushes by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:44am Scientists from the University of Illinois in Chicago have reported for the first time just how black cohosh may alleviate hot flushes in menopausal women - information previously lacking about the herb. Black cohosh (referred to by the European Medicines Agency, or EMEA, as Cimicifugae racemosae rhizome) is a member of the buttercup family, ... Read on »
What causes hot flushes at menopause? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Hot flushes are caused by a down-setting of the temperature-regulating part of the brain. When you have an infection and your temperature rises above 100 degrees, you sweat to cool off. At the time of the menopause, you still sweat when your temperature rises, but at lower than normal temperatures, such as when you go from 97 to 98 degrees. Hot ... Read on »
Acupuncture not helpful for menopausal hot flushes by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 6:43pm Tue Apr 7, 2009 8:39am EDT HONG KONG (Reuters) - Acupuncture may not help relieve hot flushes in women undergoing menopause, a review of past studies involving the practice has shown. In a paper published in the journal Climacteric, researchers in South Korea and Britain said they trawled though medical literature exploring the efficacy o ... Read on »
Weight Loss Helps With Hot Flushes In Menopause – Really? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 9:16am   Here's another menopause-related study that may have an alternative explanation. Researchers found that in overweight and obese menopausal women, weight loss significantly improved symptoms of hot flushes. They didn't give any conclusive or plausible explanation for the reason why.  It's clear that if you're overweight or obese, a sig ... Read on »
Being Overweight Even Affects Hot Flushes During Menopause by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 31 Oct 2010 8:21am by Maria's Last Diet Being overweight might not seem like it carries all kinds of consequences, but it does. Among its many consequences are more severe and frequent hot flushes during menopause. A study reported in the July 2010 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine showed that a decrease in weight through behavior change made a significa ... Read on »
Soy-based dietary supplement cuts hot flushes by Anita Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Jan 2011 6:34pm Image via Wikipedia Natural S-equol, a novel soy germ-based compound, could be the primary component for reducing hot flashes in the dietary supplement SE5-OH, which is under development for reduction of menopause symptoms, says a new study. The above results have come through pre-clinical efficacy data from studies using an animal m ... Read on »
Menopausal Women May Experience Few Hot Flushes Due To Weight Loss by Anita Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 5:16pm A new study has found that losing weight may lead to fewer hot flashes , according to findings published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine. During a recent study, researchers had a total of 226 women who are considered obese or overweight follow a strict exercise and dietary regimen, while an additional 112 female participants we ... Read on »
Menopause: Relaxation Good Therapy for Hot Flushes by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Nov 2012 12:00am Good morning, everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday yesterday.  I was invited a couple different places but declined as the holiday season is simply not my thing (for a lot of reasons), but I cooked a turkey in the crock pot on Wednesday (I love turkey) and am planning to munch on turkey breast all weekend (good source of ... Read on »
ACUPRESSURE POINTS FOR HOT FLUSHES... by Barmac Posted Sat 13 Nov 2010 7:11am Thought some of my lady blog friends might appreciate this.This point is located on the crown of the head, slightly back from the centre, in line with the ears. Several times a day, for at least a minute at a time, press the point with your index and middle fingers. Read on »
Late Summer Hot Flower Flush by Debbie Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 11:53am This is what the Met Office is predicting for late August through to September and, if today’s temperatures of 28c are anything to go by, it looks promising. At this time of year the traditional herbaceous border looks a bit down in the dumps - flowering is over for many plants  and the endless round of watering starts to take its toll - espec ... Read on »