Menopause News Flash: New study on the neural origins of hot flashes!

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Wayne State University School of Medicine: A new study from neuroscientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine provides the first novel insights into the neural origins of hot flashes in menopausal women in years.

 

The first experimental drug to boost brain synapses lost in Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by researchers at Sanford-Burnham. The drug, called NitroMemantine, combines two FDA-approved medicines to stop the destructive cascade of changes in the brain that destroys the connections between neurons, leading to memory loss and cognitive decline. – Learn more here.

Getting at least seven hours of sleep a night further lowers the risk of CVD (Cardiovascular Disease) —according to a large, population-based study in the Netherlands published online July 2, 2013 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Also on the list is:  1) Spending 3.5 or more hours a week cycling or doing other sports at a moderate to vigorous intensity   2) A modified Mediterranean diet score of five or higher  3) One drink of alcohol or more a month and  4) not smoking.

 

THE LIGHTER SIDE

Let’s hang out! Monday, August 12th at 5:30pm PST/8:30pm EST.  Ellen is hosting her Menopause Mondays Google Hangouts: Where the Sisterhood helps the Sisterhood. If you would like to get an invite to Ellen’s Menopause Mondays Google Hangouts, please email your request to menopausemondays@ellendolgen.com. You can RSVP here if you have a Google Plus account and have received an invite. Start sending your questions in here!  Get ready to talk menopause with Ellen at this free online event!

Is it hot in here or is it just you? Get discounts on great menopause products, courtesy of EllenDolgen.com. Available now: cooling clothes, a sleek and discrete chargeable fan, a “Hot Flash Havoc” documentary, and a natural menopause relief formula. Enter promo code ellend” to save serious cash!

July’s Giveaway: Having trouble sleeping? Enter to win Estroven® Nighttime. Good luck, sisters!

After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through–before, during, and after menopause–with the medically sound solutions she discovered. Her passion to become a “sister” and confidant to all women fueled Ellen’s first book, Shmirshky: the pursuit of hormone happiness. As a result of the overwhelming response from her burgeoning audiences and followers’ requests for empowering information they could trust, Ellen’s weekly blog, Menopause MondaysTM, was born.

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