When we think ‘soy’ we generally think of its two major components, soy protein and soy isoflavones. Research on the possible benefits of soy for the relief of hot flashes, night sweats, and other common menopause discomforts have looked at either soy isoflavones alone or soy protein that contains the isoflavones. To date, the great …Read More
Perimenopause is a natural stage of a woman’ life during which hormone levels, particularly estrogen, begin to decline naturally and gradually due to a slowing in the production of these hormones by the ovaries. This can typically start in a woman’s late-30s to mid-40s and can last for several years. While this change during perimenopause …Read More
We all love to snack; I know that I certainly do. Unfortunately, many of us make snacking choices that are not has healthy or nutritious as they could be. Instead of choosing snacks that might provide us with a number of nutritional benefits, we often choose to snack on chips or dessert-type snacks.
As we have discussed in several previous blogs, soy foods and soy isoflavones can help alleviate common mild discomforts associated with the natural aging transition through menopause including hot flashes and night sweats. We have often been asked whether there is a best time to consume soy for these particular benefits. This is an excellent …Read More
Menopause is a natural part of aging and not a disease. However, hot flashes and night sweats can make life uncomfortable for many years. A great deal of attention has been focused on soy for menopause relief. Women in Asian cultures have a very low incidence of hot flashes and other menopausal discomforts, such as …Read More
Menopause hot flashes and night sweats are a normal part of aging, but can cause discomfort for many years for many women. In general, menopause help is discussed in terms of reductions in hot flashes, since they are the most common discomfort.
To be effective, a menopause relief product must be able to reduce hot flashes, the one discomfort women endure the most. While menopause is a natural part of aging (and not a disease), many women experience uncomfortable hot flashes and night sweats for many years during midlife. Menopause reduction is often attempted by lifestyle and dietary …Read More
Hot flashes and night sweats are two of the most common discomforts during the natural aging process of perimenopause and postmenopause with approximately 85% of women enduring hot flashes during these periods of life (Medical Reference 1). In fact, of the many discomforts often associated with menopause hot flashes and night sweats are considered to …Read More
Hot flushes, also often called hot flashes, are typically experienced as intense heat that starts in the chest, moves to the neck and face, and is often associated with sweating, chills, and clamminess. These changes are the result of increased skin temperature, peripheral blood flow, and central body temperature (Medical Reference 1). Menopause is a …Read More
“Early menopause” is a natural part of aging and a term often used to describe that period of a woman’s life preceding menopause and the postmenopausal period of life. Early menopause is also often referred to as “perimenopause” or the “menopause transition.” This period of a woman’s life is generally characterized by hormonal changes, including …Read More