Severe Hot Flashes Reduced With Quick Neck Injection

A shot in the neck of local anesthesia may reduce hot flashes by as much as 50% for at least 6 months, research shows.


Perimenopause is a period of high risk for first-time depression. Why? Probably because levels of monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A), a brain enzyme, are elevated.

The frequency of migraine attacks is higher in women during perimenopause and postmenopause than in premenopause, a new study shows.

Most older women with non-metastatic, estrogen-positive breast cancer initiate recommended treatment with an aromatase inhibitor or tamoxifen, research shows.

Study: the nonhormonal antidepressant venlafaxine was nearly as helpful as low-dose oral estrogen for reducing hot flashes/night sweats in menopausal women.

Vaginal dryness from vulvovaginal atrophy is a troublesome symptom of menopause. The good news: many treatments are available for this low-estrogen condition.

Menopause symptoms can make some women miserable, sometimes for months or even years at a time. This article discusses vasomotor symptoms and the available options for treatment.

Vaginal hysterectomies are associated with superior patient outcomes and cost less than other methods of hysterectomy. So why is their rate of use declining?


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