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Hot Flash Relief Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hot Flash Relief.

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  Read more

29 Proven Methods to Manage Aches & Pains

Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer...  Read more

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

6 Things to Look for When Buying Exercise Apparel

A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to...  Read more

Is it normal to gain weight in hot weather?
Updated 7/15/2014 1:31:38 PM

I have put on 3 pounds since the heat wave hit. I know I could do better with diet and have cut back on walks since it got really hot too, but could the heat be part of the problem too?...  Read more

Hot MESS!
Updated 6/21/2014 2:39:03 AM

I just stepped on the scale and I can't stop crying. I lost (slowly) 20 pounds and have gained it all back! I'm have a fitbit and strive for my 10K each day and I'm trying to get back on track but this just sucks! 40 ...  Read more

Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa or none
Updated 5/27/2014 3:05:35 PM

HC...  Read more

Hot New Challenge for June
Updated 5/20/2014 10:08:38 PM

June is gonna get hot, so Team Pushing 40 has a challenge to rival the heat. Stop in and check us out. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/group
s_individual.asp?gid=9927...  Read more

Fainting after a hot shower
Updated 5/20/2014 4:24:45 AM

Has this happened to anyone else? Two times this year I fainted after stepping out of a shower. The water was not overly hot. Both times I suddenly felt a buzzing in my head, and then I passed out for a few seconds. Luckily, I didn't get hurt dr...  Read more

Freeze Fresh Fruit

When you buy fresh fruit put some in single serving sizes and place in the freezer. Makes a great treat on a hot day, or a hot flash! Frozen fruit is hard to eat quickly so you really taste and enjoy the snack!...  Read more

Good thought...

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching. -Author Unknown...  Read more

Librarians (or Wanna-Be Librarians)

This group is for all the librarians (or wanna-be librarians) out there, because, hey -- librarians can be hot!...  Read more

Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options....  Read more

Drug Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She blogs monthly on the topics of menopause, health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This is the third blog in the series on menopause...  Read more