New Options for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes and other frequently occurring symptoms, called vasomotor symptoms (VMS) including fatigue, sleep disturbance, depression, anxiety, and impaired short-term memory. According to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues published in the journal Menopause, the team…

Teen Insomnia

I raised five boys and a girl, and often joked my daughter was more trouble than her five brothers combined. They were all different people, each with his or her own unique talents and challenges. Yet one difference stood out, how their sleep patterns changed when puberty struck. And it affected my sons more than my daughter. I didn’t need a clinical study to tell…