Yoga Eases Hot Flashes & Improves Memory
Sun salutations may be the answer when getting older makes you sweat and forget. A new Indian study involving 120 women found that those who practiced yoga (along with breathing exercises and meditation) for an hour five days a week had 50 percent fewer hot flashes and night sweats than those who simply did stretching exercises. The yoga group also reported improved memory. By helping you unwind, yoga frees up your mind to control body functioning.