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acupuncture for hot flashes
2014-07-15 07:24:59

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) New meta-analysis shows benefits of ancient Chinese method on today's menopausal hot flashes In the 2,500+ years that have passed since acupuncture was first used by the ancient Chinese, it has been used to treat a number of physical, mental and emotional conditions including nausea and vomiting, stroke rehabilitation, headaches, menstrual cramps, asthma, carpal tunnel, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis, to name just a few. Now, a meta-analysis...

2014-07-08 10:53:29

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) New study proves correlation between weight loss and hot flash reduction Now women have yet one more incentive to lose weight as a new study has shown evidence that behavioral weight loss can help manage menopausal hot flashes. The pilot study, which was published online last month in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS), consisted of 40 overweight or obese white and African-American women with hot flashes,...

2014-06-19 10:03:46

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some women, shows a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. This randomized, placebo-controlled trial included 163 older (ages 57 to 90) white women whose vitamin D levels were too low. The women took calcium citrate tablets to meet their...

PMS symptoms and menopause
2014-05-22 07:07:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is one of the worst parts of being a woman. Symptoms often include mood swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression, and according to the Mayo Clinic, three out of every four women experience some form of PMS, but not every woman experiences the same symptoms, or with the same severity. A new study from Helsinki University Central Hospital and Folkhälsan Research Institute...

Brain Boost For Grandmothers Who Occasionally Care Of Grandchildren
2014-04-09 07:12:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Grandmothers can help prevent cognitive decay and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by taking care of their grandchildren one day per week, according to new research published online Tuesday in the journal Menopause. However, taking care of their grandchildren five days per week or more actually had some negative impact on the cognitive function of 186 Australian women between the ages of 57 and 68 involved in...

2014-02-07 23:23:51

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America’s leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond. Shannon Hill, RN, MSN, CNP of Women’s Excellence in Menopause is scheduled to take the NAMS certification exam to become a certified menopausal health care practitioner. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Women’s Excellence in Menopause continues to demonstrate their...

2013-11-19 23:19:48

NutraPause is a botanical supplement clinically shown to relieve vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes and night sweats) associated with perimenopause and menopause. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 AC Nova Technologies Inc (aka ATI Pharma), a leader in the development of evidence-based botanical supplements, is pleased to announce that Health Canada has approved NutraPause for the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause (NPH 80031417). ATI Pharma...

2013-11-13 13:29:10

Hormones at menopause can help with sleep, memory, and more, but only when a woman also has hot flashes, find researchers at Helsinki University in Finland. Their study was published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). NAMS and 14 other leading women's health organizations agree that hormone therapy is acceptable at menopause for most women who are bothered by moderate to severe menopause symptoms. For women who aren't bothered by moderate...

2013-10-13 23:03:08

Respected physician, educator, speaker and author honored for the success of his educational outreach for menopause and women’s health. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Some 6,000 American women each day – nearly two million every year – enter menopause at an average age of 51, and they can expect that one-third of their lives will be spent after this transition. It is time when women are changing physically, emotionally and hormonally and have many questions, issues and...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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