Obstetrics & gynaecology

Greater muscle mass may increase risk of hot flashes

The loss of muscle mass is a natural part of aging. Older women with sarcopenia (age-related loss of muscle mass and function) are at an increased risk of reduced mobility, diminished quality of life, heart disease, and fall-related ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New therapies offer hope for management of menopausal hot flashes

Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, affecting roughly 75% of women. They can adversely affect a woman's quality of life by disrupting sleep and mood and can lead to more serious health consequences. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sedentary lifestyle can lead to more nighttime hot flashes

Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of the menopause transition, not only interfere with a woman's quality of life, but are also associated with an array of health problems. A new study suggests that sedentary behavior ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mayo Clinic Minute: Help with hot flashes due to menopause

Vasomotor symptoms—the medical term for hot flashes—are among the most common menopause symptoms women experience. Hot flashes, along with night sweats, can be uncomfortable and disruptive. Dr. Suneela Vegunta, a Mayo ...

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