Taming hot flashes without hormones: What works, what doesn’t

Some three-quarters of American women have menopausal hot flashes, but many cannot use hormones for medical reasons or choose not to. Numerous products and techniques are promoted for hot flashes, but do they work, and are they safe? To answer these questions, a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) panel of experts weighed the evidence and made recommendations in a position statement, ‘Nonhormonal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms,’ published online today in the Society’s journal, Menopause. —> Read More