Hot flashes

Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression

The study found no correlation between the likelihood of reporting poor sleep before menopause, during menopause and after menopause.

Feb 20, 2018, 18:25 PM IST

Practice Yoga to get relief from menopause symptoms, suggests study

Yoga was better than no treatment at reducing total menopause symptoms, anxiety related to symptoms, hot flashes and night sweats, and vaginal dryness and pain during sex, the study found.

Jan 01, 2018, 11:14 AM IST

Hot flashes could predict risk of heart disease

Hot flashes -- a sudden feeling of feverish heat, typically as a symptom of the menopause -- have already been shown to interfere with a woman`s overall quality of life.

Apr 13, 2017, 12:29 PM IST

Hot flashes and weight gain during menopause: Here's why regular exercise is important

As per a new study, regular exercise can not only help in reducing weight but also control the bothersome symptoms such as hot flashes.

Feb 16, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Yoga, exercise may not promote sleep in middle-aged women with hot flashes

The findings showed that neither yoga nor aerobic exercises had a statistically significant effect on objective measures of sleep duration or sleep quality. 

Jan 24, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Menopause and cardiovascular disease – Risk factors, tips to keep your heart healthy

Women who have gone through early menopause, either naturally or because they have had their ovaries removed are twice as likely to develop heart disease as women of the same age, who have not yet reached menopause.

Oct 18, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Young prostate cancer patients suffer more hot flashes

 Men who are younger or have a lower body mass index (BMI) are more prone to experience hot flashes during a common treatment for patients with advanced stage prostate cancer, a new research has found.

May 10, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Many 60-65-yr-old women may still have 'troublesome' hot flashes

As per a new study, some 40 percent of women 60 to 65 years old still have hot flashes, out of which many have occasional and mild ones, but for some, they remain really troublesome.

Mar 03, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Regular workouts reduce menopause symptoms

 Middle-aged women who exercise regularly report a higher quality of life and reduced symptoms of menopause, according to a new study.

Dec 30, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Women with hot flashes during menopause likelier to fracture hips later

 A new research has revealed the association between menopausal symptoms and bone health.

Dec 22, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

Acupuncture can treat severity of menopausal hot flashes: Study

A new study has revealed that acupuncture can affect the severity and frequency of hot flashes for women in natural menopause.

Jul 15, 2014, 14:35 PM IST

Behavioral weight loss can help reduce menopausal hot flashes: Study

A new study has revealed that behavioral weight loss can help manage menopausal hot flashes.

Jul 08, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Hot flashes and night sweats solutions revealed

Researchers have compared low-dose oral estrogen and low-dose non-hormonal venlafaxine hydrochloride extended release (XR) to placebo were both found effective in reducing the number of hot flashes and night sweats reported by menopausal women.

May 27, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Premenstrual syndrome may not lead to hot flashes

Researchers have said that having premenstrual syndrome (PMS) before menopause does not mean women will be troubled by hot flashes afterward.

May 22, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

Injecting anesthetic near nerve bundle in neck reduces hot flashes significantly

A new research has shown that injecting a little anesthetic near a nerve bundle in the neck, can cut troublesome hot flashes significantly.

Feb 06, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

Women smokers prone to early menopause: Study

A research team now reports that menopause may begin at an earlier age in white female smokers who are carriers of two different gene variants.

Feb 06, 2014, 13:27 PM IST

One third of women have hot flashes for 10 years after menopause

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that moderate to severe hot flashes continue, on average, for nearly 5 years after menopause, and more than a third of women experience moderate/severe hot flashes for 10 years or more after menopause.

Jan 31, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

Acupuncture proved ineffective in treating breast cancer

A new study has found that acupuncture is ineffective in treating hot flashes, joint pain, and other menopausal symptoms.

Jan 03, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

Neck jabs can halve severe hot flashes in menopausal women

A study has found that a shot in the neck of local anesthesia may reduce severe hot flashes by nearly 50 percent for at least six months.

Nov 01, 2013, 12:32 PM IST

Antidepressant or soy protein don`t cure male `hot flashes`

Men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer also experience menopausal hot flashes but unlike in women, neither soy protein nor a common antidepressant provides relief for men, according to a new study.

Oct 01, 2013, 15:48 PM IST