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Hot flashes/night sweats solutions: Estrogen therapy vs. venlafaxine

A new research study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) that compares low-dose oral estrogen and low-dose non-hormonal venlafaxine hydrochloride extended…

Yoga in menopause may help insomnia—but not hot flashes

Taking a 12-week yoga class and practicing at home was linked to less insomnia—but not to fewer or less bothersome hot flashes or night sweats. The link…

Exercise is good for you, but it won't cut hot flashes

The 248 women in the trial were either approaching menopause or were postmenopausal; 142 of them continued to go about their usual activities, and 106…

Non-drug treatments help alleviate symptoms of treatment-induced menopause in breast cancer patients

These interventions can be effective in dealing with such distressing symptoms as hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, weight gain, urinary incontinence…

Hot flushes are linked with a significant reduction in breast cancer risk

Women who have experienced hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause may have a 50 percent lower risk of developing the most common forms of breast cancer…

Progesterone is effective for hot flash treatment and provides an alternative to estrogen

“This is the first evidence that oral micronized progesterone, which is molecularly identical to the natural hormone, is effective for women with symptomatic…

Hormone therapy plus physical activity reduce belly fat, body fat percentage after menopause

The study provides new information on the health benefits of any type of physical activity, not just exercise, said the presenting author Poli Mara Spritzer,…

Major study shows significant quality of life benefits from HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

The results of the WISDOM study will be published on BMJ.com on Friday 22 August 2008 (note: this BMJ article is embargoed until 00.01 UK time, Friday 22nd…