HealthDay - Dr. Taraneh Shirazian: "Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds"
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 Taraneh Shirazian, MD, Director of Global Women's Health and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at The Mount Sinai Hospital. About one-third of menopausal women experience more than 10 hot flashes a day, and she added that hot flashes are more common in obese women. Learn more