Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia - (Page 3)
ost women in their middle years are all too
familiar with a hot ﬂash—a sensation of heat,
along with a red, ﬂushed face or sometimes a
soaking sweat. For about 25 percent of women,
hot ﬂashes interfere with sleep and home and work life.
Fortunately, women can ﬁnd relief. We turned to menopause
expert JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, director of UVA Midlife Health
and past president of the North American Menopause Society.
We asked about the best remedies—including alternatives to
hormone therapy—to help relieve hot ﬂashes and other bothersome symptoms of menopause.
An Expert Has Answers >>
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