In October, South Lanarkshire became the first local authority in Scotland to implement a workplace policy to support menopausal
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* Managing menopausal
vasomotor and genitourinary symptoms after breast cancer
Researchers discovered that being mindful may be especially helpful for menopausal
women struggling with irritability, anxiety and depression.
"Vascular dysfunction across the stages of menopause was associated with greater frequency and severity of menopausal
symptoms, and lower QOL, but not depression," the authors write.
Hormonal changes during this transitional phase can cause many menopausal
Hot flashes are a common symptom of the menopause experienced by most of the menopausal
women as a sudden feeling of warmth or heat in the body, which are usually most intense over the face, neck and chest.
At present, data suggested that there were racial differences in the prevalence of menopausal
symptoms, with a relatively high prevalence and more serious symptoms in Caucasians.
In spite of its popularity in the western countries as an alternative therapy for the menopausal
vasomotor problems, centrally active alpha-2 agonist clonidine is only marginally more effective than placebo, but considerably less efficient than estrogen .
** A 2006 double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in 67 menopausal
women given the extract for 12 weeks significantly reduced hot flashes over placebo.
We found a significant difference in HDL-C level in breast cancer patient and their control (p<0.05; 95% CL), but no relation was seen with respect to menopausal
Among all women, those who had used menopausal
hormone therapy had a higher risk (HR, 1.16; 95% confidence interval, 1.031.30) (J Clin Oncol.