Beat Hot Flashes with Weight Loss

Researchers have observed that menopausal women who lost at least 10 pounds during a year-long low-fat dietary program were 23% more likely to have fewer hot flashes and night sweats than those who did not lose weight. Those who lost 10% or more of their beginning weight were 56% more likely to see resolution of…

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A Surprise or Two About Menopause

A new study from Australia suggests that the duration of bothersome hot flashes may last considerably longer than has previously be reported. The investigators reanalyzed data from 438 women in a longitudinal, population-based study who had completed 13 years of follow-up.The average duration of bothersome menopausal symptoms for women who had never used horomone replacement…

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