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    1. Easing into Menopause

      Aug. 30, 2000 -- They are just a bit over age 40, seemingly too young for "the change." But their sleep is fitful. They sometimes wake up in the middle of the night drenched with sweat. During the day, they feel irritable and depressed. And yes, the monthly cycle isn't as predictable as it once was.

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    2. Pausing Menopause: Could New Pill Preserve a Woman's Prime?

      July 28, 2000 -- Someday women may be able to take a birth control pill for years on end -- stopping only when they want to become pregnant or go through menopause. By doing this, woman may be able to safeguard their eggs from the natural cycle of death and, in theory, save them until they want to u

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    3. Hot Flash for Women at Menopause: Try a Little Tofu

      July 7, 2000 -- Worried that taking estrogen replacement medication may increase their risk of breast cancer, yet plagued by the hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, more and more women are turning to "natural" solutions such as estrogen-like products derived from plants. One of these substa

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    4. Antiseizure Drug May Treat Hot Flashes

      June 12, 2000 -- Either before or during menopause, three of every four women will experience hot flashes -- the sudden bursts of skin-searing heat that can quickly leave the sufferer glistening with sweat. But no one knows what causes this alarming symptom. The best known treatment for hot flashes

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    5. Preventing Dementia After Menopause

      May 30, 2000 (Boise, Idaho) -- It's possible that estrogen replacement therapy could protect against mental decline in older women, but it apparently helps to start out with the right genes. Both cognitive decline and atherosclerosis in the carotid arteries are less likely in women over 65 who do no

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    6. MRIs Show Slightly More Brain Decay in Women on Estrogen

      May 5, 2000 -- A study's finding that elderly women who take estrogen have brains that are slightly more decayed than those of other women their age worries Teri Manolio, MD. She's worried not because of the finding -- she calls it a "very, very small difference" -- but because women who hear about

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    7. Another Piece of the Hormone and Heart Disease Puzzle

      April 11, 2000 (Lake Tahoe, Calif.) -- The decision of whether to take hormone replacement therapy remains a riddle for women, particularly those concerned about heart disease. Researchers hope to offer another clue in a report released in this week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Ass

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    8. To Bleed or Not To Bleed? That's the Hormone Replacement Therapy Question

      April 3, 2000 (New York) -- If you are considering hormone replacement therapy (HRT), consider this: If you and your doctor can find a therapy that eliminates monthly and irregular bleeding, it may be easier for you to stick with the program. And if you are already on HRT and have spotting or monthl

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    9. Antidepressant May Also Ease Hot Flashes

      March 28, 2000 (Tampa, Fla.) -- A small study of breast cancer survivors with menopausal symptoms reported at an American Cancer Society conference here shows that Paxil (paroxetine), a popular antidepressant, appears to give relief from the severity and frequency of hot flashes. To many women, hot

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    10. Estrogen Treatment Restores Normal Sleep Patterns in Menopausal Women

      March 17, 2000 (New York) -- Estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) appeared to bring sleep patterns closer to normal and improve sleep quality in a group of postmenopausal women, according to a report in the February issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. "Sleep disorders become mo

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