vasomotor symptoms

Progesterone could replace estrogen to treat hot flashes in


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): For postmenopausal women, who experience bothersome hot flashes or night sweats, oral micronized progesterone could be an alternative treatment to estrogen.Available only by prescription and sold under the ... Read more...

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Acupuncture perks up sex drive of breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Acupuncture not only reduces hot flashes of breast cancer patients but it also perks up their sex drive and sense of well-being. A Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) study ... Read more...

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Acupuncture boosts libido, decreases hot flashes in breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that acupuncture not only helps reduce hot flashes, but also improves sex drive of breast cancer patients.The Henry Ford Hospital study revealed that ... Read more...

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Breast cancer medication may have side effects


September 21st, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Three drugs that reduce a woman's chance of getting breast cancer have also been shown to cause adverse effects, according to a new report. The report is based on ... Read more...

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3 drugs found to reduce breast cancer risk, have distinct side effects


September 16th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Three drugs have been found to cut women's chances of contracting breast cancer, but each of them has distinct potential harms of its own, says a report.Issued ... Read more...

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Study links hot flashes to lower bone density in women


May 7th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Scientists have found that postmenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms (VMS) - which include hot flashes and night sweats - are more likely to have lower lumbar and total ... Read more...

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Acupuncture as good as drug therapy to reduce breast cancer treatment side effects


September 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A new study has found that acupuncture is as effective and longer-lasting in managing the common debilitating side effects of hot flashes, night sweats, and excessive sweating ... Read more...

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