SMN Weekly – Hot Flashes Among Women May Last Longer than 7 Years

February 17, 2015 5:16 AM

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Now a new study says that hot flashes in women undergoing menopause can last longer than it was previously thought. The findings of this new study are published in JAMA Network Journals. The findings show that over half of women who experienced these symptoms of menopause dealt with the issues for over seven years.

“Despite the high prevalence of VMS among midlife women, surprisingly little research has been done on the underlying etiology, individual differences in symptom presentation, sociodemographic and clinical correlates, or duration of symptoms,” Gloria Richard-Davis of the University of Arkansas Medic...

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