Hot flashes impair memory performance

hot flashes impairs memory
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If you’re having difficulty identifying the right word to express yourself clearly or remembering a story correctly, you may blame menopause. A new study suggests that hot flashes may alter hippocampal and prefrontal cortex function to decrease verbal memory. According to the study, physiologic hot flashes are associated with decreased verbal memory and with alterations … Read more

New menopause drug to reduce the severity of hot flashes in just days

new menopause drug for hot flushes
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A new class of experimental drugs reduces hot flashes in menopausal women by almost three-quarters in just three days. A future alternative to hormone replacement therapy? The treatment, tested by scientists at Imperial College London, also reduces the severity of hot flashes by over a third within three days of taking it. The research, funded … Read more