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    1. Hormone Therapy May Not Help Women's Hearts

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's yet another study looking at the potential dangers of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, and this one supports the notion that the treatment may not help women's hearts. The research, a review o

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    2. New Study on Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy for women may not be as potentially risky as previously thought, a new Mayo Clinic review contends. The new study, which evaluated three decades of prior research, concluded that hormone thera

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    3. Women: Hot Flashes May Last at Least 7 Years

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats aren't a short-term problem. More than half of women experience these unpleasant change-of-life symptoms for seven years or more, a new study finds. "Women should not be sur

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    4. HRT Tied to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormone therapy after menopause -- even for just a few years -- may have an increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to new research. The new study found that when women used hormone replacement therap

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    5. Early Hormone Therapy Safe for Women's Hearts?

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy women at low risk of cardiovascular disease may be able to take hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause for a short time without harming their hearts, according to a new study. Previous studies, includin

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    6. Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests. "While these findings are preliminary, our study suggests that li

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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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