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  1. Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

    By Kristen Fischer HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests. Hot flashes can be debilitating for more than 50 percent of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant

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  2. Migraines May Worsen During Menopause

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research confirms what women with migraine headaches have told their doctors for years: migraine attacks seem to get worse in the years before and during menopause. "In women who have migraine, headaches increase by

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  3. PMS Not Linked to Hot Flashes Later, Study Finds

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, won't necessarily suffer from hot flashes when they go through menopause, according to a new study. However, women who have PMS are more likely to report other common

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  4. Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The antidepressant venlafaxine is nearly as effective as estrogen therapy in reducing menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats, a new study shows. Estrogen therapy is considered the "gold standard" treatment for ho

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  5. Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Early menopause may increase a woman's risk for heart failure later in life, especially if she is a smoker, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 22,000 older women in Sweden. Those who experienc

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  6. Premature Menopause May Affect Women's Brains

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature menopause may increase a woman's risk of mental decline later in life, according to a new study. Compared to those who began menopause after age 50, women with premature menopause were 40 percent more likely to do

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  7. Low Sex Drive? Here's a Menopause Makeover

    You can feel just as sexy after menopause as you did in the decades before. You can have great sex, too. If your sex drive slows, think of it as a speed bump, not a stop sign. Here's a roadmap. Low sex drive may be the No. 1 sex complaint among midlife women. Though not all women feel it, it's norma

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  8. Quitting Hormone Replacement Therapy

    If you’ve been on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for a while to relieve menopause symptoms, you may be wondering, what now? Should you stop taking it? If so, when? And how do you go about it? If you are healthy, most experts agree that HRT is safe to use at the lowest dose that helps for the shor

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  9. Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Extended and heavy menstrual bleeding during menopause is common, according to a new study. "For most women in their 30s, menstrual periods are highly predictable. With the onset of the menopausal transition in their 4

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  10. Experts Lay Out Options for Menopause Symptoms

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women bothered by hot flashes or other effects of menopause have a number of treatment options -- hormonal or not, according to updated guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. It's estimated t

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