• 1,ooo grams of calcium per day keeps the fractures away.
  • Standing in front of a hot oven or grill can bring on a hot flash so let someone else do the cooking.
  • Drink, drink, drink water. If you sweat it out, you’ve got to drink it back in.
  • Eat a balanced diet of: Fruits, veggies, whole grains, fiber, low fat proteins.
  • Limit salted, processed, smoked, cured foods. So, cut out all of those sausage, bacon, potato chip, and corned beef sandwiches on white.
  • Avoid food and drinks containing processed sugar.
  • Dress in layers and avoid wool, synthetics, and silk. Wear lots of cotton and linen.
  • Keep ice water handy.
  • Lower the thermostat.
  • Everyone has her own hot flash triggers, but stress seems to be a universal trigger.
  • Take a cool shower before you go to bed.
  • Live in your freezer or the supermarket freezer aisle.
  • Exercise 30-60 minutes per day as often as possible. Keep those bones strong and that waistline trim, baby! It might even help manage hot flashes, loss of libido, and keep your heart healthier.



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