hot flashes

Summary

Summary: A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effects of acupuncture on hot flashes in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women--a multicenter randomized clinical trial
    Kun Hyung Kim
    Acupuncture, Moxibustion, and Meridian Research Center, Division of Standard Research, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Menopause 17:269-80. 2010
  2. ncbi Smoking, body mass, and hot flashes in midlife women
    Maura K Whiteman
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:264-72. 2003
  3. ncbi Menopausal hot flushes and night sweats: where are we now?
    D F Archer
    Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Climacteric 14:515-28. 2011
  4. ncbi Menopause
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, OR, USA
    Lancet 371:760-70. 2008
  5. ncbi Methodologic lessons learned from hot flash studies
    J A Sloan
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:4280-90. 2001
  6. ncbi An alternative to Unibase/glycol as an effective nonhydrating electrolyte medium for the measurement of electrodermal activity
    Sharon L Dormire
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:423-6. 2002
  7. ncbi Menopausal symptoms and quality of life during the menopausal transition in Sri Lankan women
    Himansu Waidyasekera
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nuggegoda, Sri Lanka
    Menopause 16:164-70. 2009
  8. ncbi The menopause symptom profile of Maori and non-Maori women in New Zealand
    B A Lawton
    Women s Health Research Centre, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Climacteric 11:467-74. 2008
  9. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the association between vasomotor symptoms and race/ethnicity across the menopausal transition: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1226-35. 2006
  10. ncbi Factors associated with climacteric symptoms in women around menopause attending menopause clinics in Italy
    P Di Donato
    Associazione Osterici Ginecologi Italiani Via Abamonti, I Milano 20100, Italy
    Maturitas 52:181-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi Effects of acupuncture on hot flashes in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women--a multicenter randomized clinical trial
    Kun Hyung Kim
    Acupuncture, Moxibustion, and Meridian Research Center, Division of Standard Research, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Menopause 17:269-80. 2010
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture plus usual care for relief of hot flashes and menopause-related symptoms compared with usual care alone in perimenopausal or postmenopausal women.
  2. ncbi Smoking, body mass, and hot flashes in midlife women
    Maura K Whiteman
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:264-72. 2003
    To assess whether lifestyle factors, specifically smoking and body mass index (BMI), are associated with the occurrence of any, moderate to severe, or daily hot flashes.
  3. ncbi Menopausal hot flushes and night sweats: where are we now?
    D F Archer
    Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Climacteric 14:515-28. 2011
    ..An overview of the current knowledge on the etiology and treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women...
  4. ncbi Menopause
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, OR, USA
    Lancet 371:760-70. 2008
    ..Many questions about menopausal transition and its effects on health have not been adequately addressed...
  5. ncbi Methodologic lessons learned from hot flash studies
    J A Sloan
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:4280-90. 2001
    ..of conducting a series of prospective clinical trials devoted to defining new treatment opportunities for hot flashes in cancer survivors, considerable experience has been acquired with related methodologic issues...
  6. ncbi An alternative to Unibase/glycol as an effective nonhydrating electrolyte medium for the measurement of electrodermal activity
    Sharon L Dormire
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:423-6. 2002
    ..Based upon this analysis one cream was eliminated. A volunteer sample of 6 postmenopausal women with hot flashes and 6 young women without flashes was recruited...
  7. ncbi Menopausal symptoms and quality of life during the menopausal transition in Sri Lankan women
    Himansu Waidyasekera
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nuggegoda, Sri Lanka
    Menopause 16:164-70. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence of menopausal symptoms in a population of Sri Lankan women and the relationship with their health-related quality of life...
  8. ncbi The menopause symptom profile of Maori and non-Maori women in New Zealand
    B A Lawton
    Women s Health Research Centre, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Climacteric 11:467-74. 2008
    ..To describe menopause symptoms in postmenopausal Maori and non-Maori New Zealand women, and explore relationships between symptoms, sociodemographic profile and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use...
  9. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the association between vasomotor symptoms and race/ethnicity across the menopausal transition: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1226-35. 2006
    ..We also sought to determine whether racial/ethnic differences were explained by sociodemographic, health, or lifestyle factors...
  10. ncbi Factors associated with climacteric symptoms in women around menopause attending menopause clinics in Italy
    P Di Donato
    Associazione Osterici Ginecologi Italiani Via Abamonti, I Milano 20100, Italy
    Maturitas 52:181-9. 2005
    ..To obtain data on correlates of climacteric symptoms in women around menopause attending menopause clinics in Italy...
  11. ncbi The influence of physical activity level on climacteric symptoms in menopausal women
    V Skrzypulec
    Women s Health Chair, Medical University of Silesia, ul Medyków 12, Katowice, Poland
    Climacteric 13:355-61. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relationship between physical activity level and climacteric symptoms in menopausal women...
  12. ncbi The experience of hot flushes after breast cancer
    D R Fenlon
    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    Cancer Nurs 30:E19-26. 2007
    ..Ultimately, they found that control was gained by attitude of mind. Cognitive behavioral techniques may enhance the sense of control and contribute to coping during hot flushes...
  13. ncbi Complementary/alternative therapies for reducing hot flashes in prostate cancer patients: reevaluating the existing indirect data from studies of breast cancer and postmenopausal women
    Mark A Moyad
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 59:20-33. 2002
    Vasomotor hot flashes are a common problem in women who are postmenopausal or receiving antiestrogen treatment for breast cancer...
  14. ncbi Management of hot flashes in patients who have breast cancer with venlafaxine and clonidine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Annelies H Boekhout
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 29:3862-8. 2011
    Therapies for breast cancer may induce hot flashes that can affect quality of life...
  15. ncbi Hot flushes during the menopause transition: a longitudinal study in Australian-born women
    Janet R Guthrie
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 12:460-7. 2005
    ..To investigate factors associated with the presence, severity, and frequency of hot flushes...
  16. ncbi Menopausal hot flashes: a review of physiology and biosociocultural perspective on methods of assessment
    Fredi Kronenberg
    Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Nutr 140:1380S-5S. 2010
    b>Hot flashes continue to be a troublesome problem for menopausal women the world over...
  17. ncbi Treating hot flushes in menopausal women with homeopathic treatment--results of an observational study
    M F Bordet
    Boiron, Sainte Foy Les Lyon, France
    Homeopathy 97:10-5. 2008
    ..There is great controversy concerning treatment for menopausal symptoms. We evaluated homeopathic treatments for hot flushes and their effect on quality of life in menopausal women...
  18. pmc Revisiting the duration of vasomotor symptoms of menopause: a meta-analysis
    Mary C Politi
    Department of Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1507-13. 2008
    ..Treatment decisions about menopause are predicated on a transient duration of vasomotor symptoms. However, evidence supporting a specific duration is weak...
  19. ncbi Vasomotor hot flushes and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in normotensive women: A placebo-controlled trial on post-menopausal hormone therapy
    Pauliina Tuomikoski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 42:334-43. 2010
    ..Thus, we compared in a clinical trial the effect of HT on ambulatory BP in normotensive, recently post-menopausal women with or without severe hot flushes...
  20. pmc Modeling hot flushes and quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    K L Rand
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
    Climacteric 14:171-80. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationships among measures of hot flushes, perceived hot flush interference, sleep disturbance, and measures of quality of life while controlling for potential covariates (patient and treatment variables)...
  21. ncbi Understanding the pathophysiology of vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and night sweats) that occur in perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause life stages
    D C Deecher
    Women s Health Research, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA 19426, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:247-57. 2007
    Vasomotor symptoms (VMS), commonly called hot flashes or flushes (HFs) and night sweats, are the menopausal symptoms for which women seek treatment during menopause most often...
  22. ncbi A large multinational study of vasomotor symptom prevalence, duration, and impact on quality of life in middle-aged women
    Juan E Blumel
    Collaborative Group for Research of the Climacteric in Latin America
    Menopause 18:778-85. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine vasomotor symptom (VMS) prevalence, duration, and impact on quality of life in middle-aged women using a validated menopausal tool...
  23. ncbi Modeling the hot flash experience in breast cancer survivors
    Janet S Carpenter
    Department of Adult Health, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Menopause 15:469-75. 2008
    To evaluate relationships among different measures of hot flashes, perceived hot flash interference, and associated outcomes (positive affect, negative affect) while controlling potential covariates.
  24. ncbi Duration of vasomotor symptoms in middle-aged women: a longitudinal study
    Nananda F Col
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Menopause 16:453-7. 2009
    ..The most effective treatment, hormone therapy (HT), carries risks and benefits that depend on the timing and duration of use. In this study we sought to estimate the duration of vasomotor symptoms in a longitudinal study...
  25. ncbi Venlafaxine versus clonidine for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer patients: a double-blind, randomized cross-over study
    Ciska Buijs
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 115:573-80. 2009
    Breast cancer patients with treatment-induced menopause experience frequent and severe hot flashes (HF)...
  26. ncbi Assessing menopausal symptoms among healthy middle aged women with the Menopause Rating Scale
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 57:271-8. 2007
    ..The frequency and intensity of menopausal symptoms within a given population, as assessed by several tools, vary and depend on several factors among them age, menopausal status, chronic conditions and socio-demographic profile...
  27. ncbi A behavioral group treatment program for menopausal hot flashes: results of a pilot study
    Laurie Keefer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison, Suite 206, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 30:21-30. 2005
    In the present study, we tested the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral group treatment (CBGT) for hot flashes in menopausal women...
  28. ncbi Measuring hot flashes: summary of a National Institutes of Health workshop
    Heather G Miller
    National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:777-81. 2004
    The etiology and mechanism of hot flashes remain incompletely understood...
  29. ncbi Accuracy of subjective hot flush reports compared with continuous sternal skin conductance monitoring
    Janet S Carpenter
    School of Nursing, Indiana University, and Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1322-6. 2004
    ..To compare 2 subjective and 1 objective method for assessing hot flush frequency: prospective paper hot flush diaries, prospective electronic event markers, and the Biolog ambulatory sternal skin conductance monitor...
  30. ncbi The Hot Flush Beliefs Scale: a tool for assessing thoughts and beliefs associated with the experience of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Melanie J Rendall
    Persistent Pair Service, 2nd Floor, Brooks Ward, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
    Maturitas 60:158-69. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development of the Hot Flush Beliefs Scale (HFBS), a questionnaire to assess women's appraisals, and reports on the reliability, validity and factor structure of the scale...
  31. ncbi Hot flushes in breast cancer patients
    Constantijne H Mom
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 57:63-77. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi Vasomotor symptoms decrease in women with breast cancer randomized to treatment with applied relaxation or electro-acupuncture: a preliminary study
    E Nedstrand
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Unit of Medical Psychology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
    Climacteric 8:243-50. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of applied relaxation and electro-acupuncture on vasomotor symptoms in women treated for breast cancer...
  33. ncbi Hot flashes: behavioral treatments, mechanisms, and relation to sleep
    Robert R Freedman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Am J Med 118:124-30. 2005
    b>Hot flashes are the most common symptom of the climacteric and occur in about 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in Western societies...
  34. pmc Menopause status and attitudes in a Turkish midlife female population: an epidemiological study
    Unal Ayranci
    Kurtulus Aile Sagligi Merkezi, Vatan Cd, 12 A Eskişehir, Turkey
    BMC Womens Health 10:1. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the prevalence rates of menopausal symptoms and these symptoms related factors, and to assess the women's attitudes towards some climacteric issues...
  35. ncbi A cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry at Guy s, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 69:491-501. 2010
    ..As part of Phase II intervention development, we describe a cognitive behavioral treatment which links the bio-psycho-social processes specified in the model to components of the intervention...
  36. ncbi Safety and tolerability of bazedoxifene in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: results of a 5-year, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial
    T J de Villiers
    Panorama MediClinic and University of Stellenbosch, Room 118 Parow 7500, Cape Town, South Africa
    Osteoporos Int 22:567-76. 2011
    ..Overall, the results at 5 years were consistent with those seen at 3 years...
  37. ncbi Acupuncture for hot flashes: a randomized, sham-controlled clinical study
    Ann Vincent
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Menopause 14:45-52. 2007
    b>Hot flashes are a significant problem in women going through the menopausal transition that can substantially affect quality of life...
  38. ncbi The Hot Flash Related Daily Interference Scale: a tool for assessing the impact of hot flashes on quality of life following breast cancer
    J S Carpenter
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 22:979-89. 2001
    ..variables, 2) correlations with measures of affect and mood, 3) significant differences between women with hot flashes and those without, and 4) demonstrated sensitivity to change over time...
  39. ncbi Phytoestrogen supplements for the treatment of hot flashes: the Isoflavone Clover Extract (ICE) Study: a randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Tice
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    JAMA 290:207-14. 2003
    ..Dietary supplements containing isoflavones are widely used as alternatives to hormonal therapies for hot flashes, but there is a paucity of data supporting their efficacy.
  40. ncbi A longitudinal study of the treatment of hot flushes: the population study of women in Gothenburg during a quarter of a century
    Kerstin Rödström
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska akademin, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Menopause 9:156-61. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence and treatment of hot flushes in premenopausal and postmenopausal women from the 1960s to the 1990s...
  41. pmc Association between CYP2D6 genotype and tamoxifen-induced hot flashes in a prospective cohort
    N Lynn Henry
    Breast Oncology Program, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:571-5. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between CYP2D6 genotype and tamoxifen-induced hot flashes in a prospective cohort...
  42. ncbi The age of menopause and the menopause transition in a multiracial population: a nation-wide Singapore study
    Foo Hoe Loh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Maturitas 52:169-80. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of menopausal symptoms, define the mean age of menopause, and determine contributory factors, which influence the experience of symptoms among Singaporean women of different racial groups...
  43. ncbi Prevalence of menopause symptoms and their association with lifestyle among Finnish middle-aged women
    J Moilanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Maturitas 67:368-74. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi Type of menopause, patterns of hormone therapy use, and hot flashes
    Lisa Gallicchio
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:1432-40. 2006
    ..natural, hysterectomy with ovarian conservation, and hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy) and the experiencing of hot flashes while accounting for different patterns of hormone therapy (HT) use among the menopausal groups.
  45. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of dietary soy and flaxseed muffins on quality of life and hot flashes during menopause
    Jacqueline E Lewis
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Menopause 13:631-42. 2006
    ..To compare the effects of daily ingestion of soy flour (S), ground flaxseed (F), or wheat flour (W) muffins, on quality of life and hot flash frequency and severity in postmenopausal women...
  46. ncbi Pathophysiology and treatment of menopausal hot flashes
    Robert R Freedman
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, C S Mott Center, 275 E Hancock Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 23:117-25. 2005
    b>Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause...
  47. ncbi A pilot study of mindfulness-based stress reduction for hot flashes
    James Carmody
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Menopause 13:760-9. 2006
    A variety of results from both population and laboratory studies suggest that stress and hot flashes (HFs) are correlated and that HFs are more severe in women with lower coping abilities...
  48. ncbi Phase III double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover trial of black cohosh in the management of hot flashes: NCCTG Trial N01CC1
    Barbara A Pockaj
    Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2836-41. 2006
    b>Hot flashes can cause significant morbidity in postmenopausal women undergoing or finished with breast cancer treatment. Black cohosh has been used to treat hot flashes, but definitive clinical data about efficacy have been equivocal.
  49. ncbi The Kinmen women-health investigation (KIWI): a menopausal study of a population aged 40-54
    J L Fuh
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 11217 Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Maturitas 39:117-24. 2001
    ....
  50. ncbi Menopausal symptoms in a hospital-based sample of women in southern Thailand
    K Peeyananjarassri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Songklanagarind Hospital, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand
    Climacteric 9:23-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate menopausal symptoms and quality of life in middle-aged women...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of menopausal symptoms in women in Kelantan, Malaysia
    Hardip Kaur Dhillon
    Department of Obs and Gyn, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Maturitas 54:213-21. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to document the prevalence of 16 symptoms commonly associated with menopause, in women living in Kelantan...
  52. ncbi Psychoeducational interventions to alleviate hot flashes: a systematic review
    Anouk Tremblay
    Department of Haematology and Medical Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Régional de Trois Rivières, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
    Menopause 15:193-202. 2008
    b>Hot flashes are frequent and bothersome in menopausal women and breast cancer survivors...
  53. ncbi Paroxetine is an effective treatment for hot flashes: results from a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Vered Stearns
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6919-30. 2005
    In an open-label trial we have previously demonstrated that paroxetine reduces hot flashes. We initiated a stratified, randomized, double-blind, cross-over, placebo-controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of paroxetine 10 mg and 20 ..
  54. ncbi Menopausal symptoms in women treated for breast cancer: the prevalence and severity of symptoms and their perceived effects on quality of life
    P Gupta
    Women s Unit, Solihull Hospital, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Solihull
    Climacteric 9:49-58. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi Efficacy and safety of desvenlafaxine treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Zheng Sun
    Institute of Population and Family Planning, Taishan Medical College, Taian City 271000, China
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 75:255-62. 2013
    Vasomotor symptoms, such as daytime hot flashes and nighttime awakenings due to hot flashes, are commonly associated with menopausal women...
  56. ncbi Tubal ligation does not affect hormonal changes during the early menopausal transition
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contraception 71:104-10. 2005
    ..To determine if women with a bilateral tubal ligation (BTL) were more likely to experience hormonal changes indicative of the transition to menopause or an increase in menopausal symptoms compared to women without a BTL...
  57. ncbi Hot flashes in a young girl: a wake-up call concerning Serenoa repens use in children
    Marco Miroddi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Pediatrics 130:e1374-6. 2012
    ..We report the case of an 11-year-old girl presenting hot flashes that appeared after treatment of telogen effluvium with a food supplement containing S repens that lasted for ~..
  58. ncbi New generation nonhormonal management for hot flashes
    Atsushi Imai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Matsunami General Hospital, Gifu, Japan
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:63-6. 2013
    b>Hot flashes are very common in women in menopause and can have a detrimental effect on quality of life...
  59. pmc A pilot phase II trial of magnesium supplements to reduce menopausal hot flashes in breast cancer patients
    Haeseong Park
    Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:859-63. 2011
    We tested if magnesium would diminish bothersome hot flashes in breast cancer patients.
  60. ncbi Impact of hot flashes and night sweats on carotid intima-media thickness and bone mineral density among postmenopausal women
    Enis Ozkaya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr Sami Ulus Maternity and Women s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 113:235-8. 2011
    ..To determine whether postmenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms have a lower bone mineral density (BMD) and a higher carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) than those without vasomotor symptoms...
  61. pmc Duration of menopausal hot flushes and associated risk factors
    Ellen W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:1095-104. 2011
    ..To estimate the duration of moderate-to-severe menopausal hot flushes and identify potential risk factors for hot flush duration...
  62. ncbi Symptom prevalence during menopause and factors associated with symptoms and menopausal age. Results from the Norwegian Hordaland Women's Cohort study
    Bjørn Gjelsvik
    Department of General Practice, Institute for Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Maturitas 70:383-90. 2011
    ....
  63. pmc A phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial of flaxseed for the treatment of hot flashes: North Central Cancer Treatment Group N08C7
    Sandhya Pruthi
    Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Menopause 19:48-53. 2012
    ..data suggest that flaxseed, a rich source of dietary lignans, may be a potentially effective treatment of hot flashes. A phase III, randomized, placebo, controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of flaxseed in ..
  64. pmc Hot flashes and carotid intima media thickness among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 18:352-8. 2011
    Emerging evidence suggests associations between menopausal hot flashes and cardiovascular risk. However, whether hot flashes are associated with intima media thickness (IMT) or IMT changes over time is unknown...
  65. ncbi Symptom management in premenopausal patients with breast cancer
    Charles L Loprinzi
    Department of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:993-1001. 2008
    ..Although some effective treatments can counteract symptoms related to cancer or treatments, research is needed to expand evidence-based care in premenopausal survivors of breast cancer...
  66. ncbi Acupuncture for treating menopausal hot flushes: a systematic review
    M S Lee
    Department of Medical Research, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Climacteric 12:16-25. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment option for menopausal hot flushes...
  67. ncbi Acupuncture for menopausal hot flashes: a qualitative study about patient experiences
    Terje Alraek
    The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 15:153-8. 2009
    The aim of this study was to describe any changes in health experienced by postmenopausal women after having acupuncture treatment for hot flashes.
  68. ncbi A randomized, controlled pilot study of acupuncture treatment for menopausal hot flashes
    Nancy E Avis
    Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Menopause 15:1070-8. 2008
    To investigate the feasibility of conducting a randomized trial of the effect of acupuncture in decreasing hot flashes in peri- and postmenopausal women.
  69. ncbi Gabapentin for the treatment of hot flashes in women with natural or tamoxifen-induced menopause: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Ther 31:221-35. 2009
    Various nonhormonal agents have been used for the treatment of hot flashes in women with natural or tamoxifen-induced menopause. Some studies have reported that gabapentin appears to be an effective and well-tolerated treatment modality.
  70. ncbi Treatment strategies for hot flushes
    Wen Shen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Gynecology, 600 North Wolfe Street, Phipps 249, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1133-44. 2009
    ..Recommendation at this time is for the shortest duration of therapy, which means that episodic review of therapy is indicated...
  71. pmc Impact of menopausal symptoms on quality of life 6 months after systemic breast cancer treatment: results from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study
    Tsogzolmaa Dorjgochoo
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 600, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 119:725-35. 2010
    ..About 71.4% of study participants experienced MPS, including hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, depressed mood, and/or dry skin...
  72. pmc Menopausal symptoms among breast cancer patients 6 months after diagnosis: a report from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study
    Tsogzolmaa Dorjgochoo
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Menopause 16:1205-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of menopausal symptoms in relation to treatment modalities in Asian women treated for breast cancer...
  73. doi Breast cancer survivors and hot flashes: the search for nonhormonal treatments
    Nancy E Avis
    J Clin Oncol 26:5008-10. 2008
  74. ncbi Androgen deprivation therapy and estrogen deficiency induced adverse effects in the treatment of prostate cancer
    S J Freedland
    Department of Surgery Urology, Durham VA Medical Center and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 12:333-8. 2009
    ..These include increased fracture risk, hot flashes, gynecomastia, serum lipid changes and memory loss...
  75. ncbi Subjective and objective measures of hot flashes
    Lynnette Leidy Sievert
    Department of Anthropology, UMass Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, 01003
    Am J Hum Biol 25:573-80. 2013
    Up to 75% of women in the US report having experienced hot flashes during the menopausal transition...
  76. ncbi Venlafaxine is superior to clonidine as treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer patients--a double-blind, randomized study
    S Loibl
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Frankfurt am Main, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:689-93. 2007
    Classical hormone replacement therapy for hot flashes is contraindicated in breast cancer especially in endocrine responsive disease.
  77. ncbi Vasomotor symptoms among Japanese-American and European-American women living in Hilo, Hawaii
    Lynnette Leidy Sievert
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst 01003 9278, USA
    Menopause 14:261-9. 2007
    ..This randomized, cross-sectional study allowed for a focus on ethnic differences in symptom reporting. The results presented here focus on hot flash and night sweat experience among Japanese-American and European-American women...
  78. ncbi Multicenter, randomized, cross-over clinical trial of venlafaxine versus gabapentin for the management of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors
    Louise Bordeleau
    Department of Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre, 699 Concession St, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8V 5C2
    J Clin Oncol 28:5147-52. 2010
    Nonhormonal pharmacologic interventions are recommended for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors...
  79. ncbi Yoga for menopausal symptoms: a systematic review
    Myeong Soo Lee
    Department of Medical Research, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Menopause 16:602-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for menopausal symptoms...
  80. ncbi Pilot evaluation of black cohosh for the treatment of hot flashes in women
    Barbara A Pockaj
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
    Cancer Invest 22:515-21. 2004
    b>Hot flashes cause significant morbidity in postmenopausal women, including women with breast cancer. We undertook a pilot study to estimate the effectiveness of black cohosh to reduce hot flashes.
  81. ncbi Hot flashes and related outcomes in breast cancer survivors and matched comparison women
    Janet S Carpenter
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:E16-25. 2002
    ..To compare the hot flash symptom experience and related outcomes between breast cancer survivors and healthy women...
  82. ncbi Tubal sterilization and hot flashes
    Maura K Whiteman
    Fertil Steril 82:502-4. 2004
    ..to assess the association between tubal sterilization and the occurrence of any, moderate/severe, or daily hot flashes. Although women with tubal sterilization were more likely to report hot flashes than were nonsterilized women, ..
  83. ncbi New therapeutic approaches for hot flashes in women
    Vered Stearns
    The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231 1000, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:11-21; discussion 14-5, 19-21. 2003
    While most women will suffer from hot flashes at some point over their lifetime, most symptoms resolve with time. However, some women may experience severe and/or long-lasting hot flashes...
  84. ncbi Hot flashes in the late reproductive years: risk factors for Africa American and Caucasian women
    E W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:67-76. 2001
    b>Hot flashes are a primary reason that midlife women seek medical care, but there is little information about the onset or the predictors of hot flashes in the years before the menopause...
  85. ncbi Cooling off hot flashes
    Vered Stearns
    J Clin Oncol 20:1436-8. 2002
  86. ncbi Treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors: a review of alternative treatments to hormone replacement therapy
    Maria C Graf
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 7:637-40. 2003
    ..b>Hot flashes, the most prevalent of these symptoms, have been shown to significantly decrease quality of life in women...
  87. ncbi Postmenopausal estrogen for treatment of hot flashes: clinical applications
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
    JAMA 291:1621-5. 2004
    ..applies the current state of evidence for postmenopausal estrogen use to management decisions in 2 clinical scenarios initiating therapy in a perimenopausal woman with hot flashes and discontinuing estrogen use in a long-term user.
  88. ncbi Risk factors for hot flashes in midlife women
    Maura K Whiteman
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:459-72. 2003
    To review the scientific literature pertaining to potential risk factors for hot flashes in midlife women.
  89. ncbi Management of the menopause in cancer survivors
    Mark Clemons
    Division of Medical Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Ont, Canada
    Cancer Treat Rev 28:321-33. 2002
    ..This paper will discuss both the short-term and long-term consequences of the menopause in cancer survivors and will also offer various management strategies...
  90. ncbi Gabapentin for the treatment of menopausal hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial
    Debra A Butt
    The Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 15:310-8. 2008
    To compare the effectiveness and tolerability of gabapentin with placebo for the treatment of hot flashes in women who enter menopause naturally.
  91. ncbi Management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients
    S Loibl
    German Breast Group, GBG Forschungs GmbH, Neu Isenburg, Germany
    Maturitas 68:148-54. 2011
    In breast cancer patients, menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, urogenital problems, musculoskeletal symptoms and cognitive dysfunction are common, regardless of age at diagnosis...
  92. ncbi Perimenopause: more than hot flushes and night sweats for some Australian women
    Carol McVeigh
    Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington New Zealand
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:21-7. 2005
    ..To identify the most common perimenopausal symptoms experienced by a group of Australian women and explore the extent to which those symptoms were distressing...
  93. pmc Prevalence and predictors of night sweats, day sweats, and hot flashes in older primary care patients: an OKPRN study
    James W Mold
    Oklahoma Center for Family Medicine Research, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Okla 73104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:391-7. 2004
    We wanted to estimate the prevalence of night sweats, day sweats, and hot flashes in older primary care patients and identify associated factors.
  94. ncbi Acupuncture for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer patients, a randomized, controlled trial
    Jill Hervik
    Pain Clinic, Vestfold Hospital, Tonsberg, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:311-6. 2009
    Acupuncture has been used to treat the problem of hot flashes in healthy postmenopausal women...
  95. ncbi Hot flashes and estrogen therapy do not influence cognition in early menopausal women
    Erin S LeBlanc
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
    Menopause 14:191-202. 2007
    ..To examine how menopausal symptoms and estrogen therapy (ET)-induced symptom relief affect cognition in early menopause...
  96. pmc Acupuncture for hot flashes: decision making by breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:323-32. 2012
    b>Hot flashes (HFs) are a particularly common and distressing symptom among breast cancer survivors (BCSs)...
  97. ncbi Hot flashes and sleep in women
    Karen E Moe
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 8:487-97. 2004
    Sleep disturbances during menopause are often attributed to nocturnal hot flashes and 'sweats' associated with changing hormone patterns...
  98. ncbi A critical view of the effects of phytoestrogens on hot flashes and breast cancer risk
    Pascale This
    Pole de Sénologie, Service d Oncogénétique, Institut Curie, 26, rue d Ulm, 75248 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Maturitas 70:222-6. 2011
    ..The main selling points of these preparations concern the management of hot flashes and their potential beneficial effects on breast tissue...
  99. ncbi Racial differences in menopause information and the experience of hot flashes
    J A Grisso
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:98-103. 1999
    OBJECTIVE: To compare the prevalence of hot flashes and health education regarding menopause in African-American and white American women in the late reproductive years. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study...
  100. ncbi Sertraline to treat hot flashes: a randomized controlled, double-blind, crossover trial in a general population
    Paul R Gordon
    College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Menopause 13:568-75. 2006
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) (sertraline) in decreasing hot flashes in a general population of women.
  101. pmc An intensive behavioral weight loss intervention and hot flushes in women
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1161-7. 2010
    ..Higher body mass index is associated with worse hot flushes during menopause but the effect of weight loss on flushing is unclear...

Research Grants62

  1. Hypothalamic Orexin Role in Menopause-Associated Hot Flashes and Mood/Sleep Disru
    PHILIP LEE JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to my current hypothesis that "the orexin system plays a critical role in menopause-related symptoms such as hot flashes, and mood/sleep disruption"...
  2. MSI-FLASH: An Exercise Intervention for Women with Menopausal Symptoms
    Barbara Sternfeld; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in conjunction with the MSI-FLASH network (Menopausal Symptoms Initiative- Finding Lasing Answers to Sweats and Hot Flashes), will compare the efficacy of two different doses of exercise against usual care (menopause education) for ..
  3. ABC: Antidepressants and Breast Cancer Pharmacoepidemiology
    Reina Haque; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Because tamoxifen has side effects that diminish a woman's quality of life and quality of sleep including hot flashes, night sweats, and depression, and because hormone replacement therapy is contraindicated for women with breast ..
  4. Dietary and serum phytoestrogens and women's health conditions in midlife
    Gail A Greendale; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..between plant estrogen consumption and 4 outcomes that are important to the health of women: bone density, hot flashes, urinary incontinence and cognitive performance...
  5. Tamoxifen biotransformation pathway pharmacogenomics
    MATTHEW PHILIP GOETZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..known weak inhibition of the CYP2D6 enzyme system are safe to administer for the treatment of tamoxifen-induced hot flashes?;and 3) How do gene copy number differences in SULT1A1, which encodes the primary enzyme responsible for ..
  6. Interaction of Estrogen and Serotonin in Modulating Brain Activation in Menopause
    C Neill Epperson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..dwindling ovarian production of estrogen is clearly related to the most common menopausal symptoms, namely hot flashes and genitourinary atrophy, the mechanism by which estrogen may influence behavioral changes during menopause is ..
  7. Mechanisms linking hot flashes to cardiovascular risk
    Rebecca C Thurston; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Two major health issues facing women as they age are cardiovascular disease (CVD) and menopausal hot flashes. CVD is the leading cause of death among women...
  8. Tele-based Psychosocial Intervention for Symptom Management &HRQOL in Men Living
    Frank J Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HT is associated with side effects including depression, fatigue, hot flashes, and sexual and urinary dysfunction, while RT also leads to fatigue, irritation, urinary dysfunction, etc...
  9. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia and Nocturnal Hot Flashes in Menopause
    Sara Nowakowski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..sleep, this proposal aims to develop and evaluate a primary care-based intervention for insomnia and nocturnal hot flashes (nHF) in peri- and postmenopausal women...
  10. Unique cardiovascular Risk Factors in Women Research and Mentoring Progam
    Ellen W Seely; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HRT treats menopausal hot flashes but increases CVD risk , and GDM is a major risk factor for Type 2 diabetes which also increases CVD risk in ..
  11. Slow-Paced Respiration for Treatment of Menopausal Hot Flashes
    Alison Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    b>Hot flashes occur in as many as two thirds of U.S. women during menopause and are severe enough to require treatment in 20%...
  12. Decision making on aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer survivors 65 and older
    HUIBRIE CHRISTELLE PIETERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aromatase inhibitors (AIs) are associated with adverse side effects such as an arthralgia syndrome, hot flashes, loss of bone density, and cardiovascular events which may influence whether women persist with the treatment...
  13. MSI-FLASH: Paced Respiration for Breast Cancer Survivors
    Janet S Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..conjunction with the network entitled, "Menopausal Symptoms Initiative- Finding Lasting Answers to Sweats and Hot Flashes (MSI-FLASH)"...
  14. Defining the Mechanisms of Menopause-Associated Sleep and Mood Disturbances
    Hadine Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Women are at increased risk for insomnia and depression during the perimenopause and early postmenopause. Hot flashes have been linked to menopause-associated insomnia and depression, but the biological basis of these ..
  15. Efficacy of an SSRI for Menopausal Symptoms in Perimenopausal Women
    Ellen W Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..conjunction with the network titled "The Menopausal Symptoms Initiative - Finding Lasting Answers to Sweats and Hot Flashes" (MSI-FLASH). The Data Coordinating Center (DCC) of the network is led by A. LaCroix and G...
  16. Hot Flash Research Tool for Broad Population Research Studies
    GARY D HAVEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..by applicant): This work is focused on exploring the physiological processes and therapies associated with hot flashes. The project proposes to develop a tool for use by researchers studying hot flashes in broad population ..
  17. MSI-FLASH: Relative Efficacy of Hormonal and Non-Hormonal Interventions for VMS
    Hadine Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for Menopausal Symptoms (UO1)-is to accelerate the identification of effective remedies to relieve hot flashes. We have created a network of scientists who are highly knowledgeable about the menopausal transition and ..
  18. Estrogen Receptor-beta phytoSERMs for Management of Menopause and Memory Decline
    Lon S Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..study will determine the best dose, safety and tolerance of PhytoSERMs in peri to menopausal women experiencing hot flashes. We will also conduct a pilot analysis to determine the efficacy of PhytoSERMs to significantly reduce hot ..
  19. Elucidating the placebo effects of acupuncture: hot flashes as a clinical model
    Jun J Mao; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..proposes a comprehensive research and training program to investigate the placebo effect of acupuncture using hot flashes among breast cancer survivors as a clinical model...
  20. Pharmacogenetics of Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer
    SUSAN ANN KADLUBAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..identified enzymes, as well as in aromatase and estrogen receptors and in enzymes involved in the production of hot flashes. Finally, using a tissue microarray produced in S0226, we will determine the role of enzyme expression in ..
  21. MSI FLASH: An RCT of Yoga and Ultra Low-Dose Estrogen Gel for Vasomotor Symptoms
    Katherine M Newton; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the network application entitled, "The Menopausal Symptoms Initiative -Finding Lasting Answers to Sweats and Hot Flashes (MSI- FLASH)"...
  22. Menopause Symptom Clusters: Refocusing Therapeutics
    Nancy Fugate Woods; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..clusters of symptoms during the menopausal transition, most research focuses on individual symptoms such as hot flashes. The proposed study shifts the paradigm from focusing on individual symptoms to symptom clusters (SCs)...
  23. Rapid Identification of Active Agents and Metabolomics of Botanical Supplements
    Richard B van Breemen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..trials of the effects of botanical dietary supplements black cohosh, red clover, hops, Prempro, and placebo on hot flashes in menopausal women...
  24. Flaxseed vs. aromatase inhibitors: breast tumor characteristics and prognosis
    Susan McCann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..However, use of AIs is associated with hot flashes, joint pain, bone loss, and an increase in cardiac events...
  25. Serotonergic Botanicals for Menopausal Treatment
    SHARLA POWELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Menopausal women suffer a wide range of symptoms, such as hot flashes, sleep disturbance, insomnia, depression and mood changes, a result of reduced levels of estrogenic hormones in the body...
  26. Hot flashes and memory dysfunction in the perimenopause
    MIRIAM T WEBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): The overall aim of this investigation is to determine if vasomotor symptoms (VMS;hot flashes and night sweats) are a mechanism for memory changes in the transition from premenopause to perimenopause to ..
  27. Menopausal Symptoms Initiative-Finding Lasting Answers for Sweats and Hot Flashes
    Andrea Z LaCroix; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with the network entitled, "The Menopausal Symptoms Initiative-Finding Lasting Answers to Sweats and Hot Flashes (MSI-FLASH)"...
  28. Non-specific Effects of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Hot Flashes
    Nancy E Avis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..adherence to these treatments, and the effectiveness of different treatment patterns for reducing hot flashes. The Specific Aims are: 1...
  29. Hypnosis for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Gary Elkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Context: Hot flashes are a significant problem for many breast cancer survivors. In fact, 78% of female chemotherapy recipients and 72% of tamoxifen recipients experience hot flashes...
  30. The postmenopausal hot flash: cutaneous and hemodynamic mechanisms
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hot flashes are a primary symptom of the female menopause that greatly impairs quality of life...
  31. Evaluation of a biobehavioral intervention for hot flashes
    Gary R Elkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hot flashes are prevalent with menopause and can significantly negatively impact a woman's life. Studies estimate as many as 80 percent of women report hot flashes...
  32. THE YUCATAN MICROPIG CARDIOVASCULAR MODEL OF MENOPAUSE
    James Goodrich; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..is to determine if and to what extent ovariectomized female Yucatan Micropigs experience vasomotor symptoms or hot flashes related to estrogen deficiency...
  33. MENOPAUSE, AGING & OSTEOPOROSIS--CROSS-CULTURAL INQUIRY
    Yewoubdar Beyene; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of 40 in almost half of the women sampled, and none reported experiencing typical menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. Furthermore, preliminary data indicates that Mayan women have a high calcium and low protein diet, maintain a ..
  34. MELATONIN FOR SLEEP DISTURBANCES DURING MENOPAUSE
    Andrea Suhner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A number of factors contribute to these sleep problems, with hormonal imbalance and hot flashes being the most important...
  35. MELATONIN FOR AGE-RELATED SLEEP DISTURBANCE IN WOMEN
    Patricia Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..body temperature, circadian rhythm amplitude, and sleep quality in women who have high gonadotropin levels, hot flashes, and sleep maintenance insomnia...
  36. HEALTH STATUS OF MULTIETHNIC PERIMENOPAUSALS
    TERESE MAITLAND; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..g. hot flashes)...
  37. Telephone Counseling to Manage GnRH Agonist Symptom Clusters in Black Men w/ PCa
    ERNEST BENNETT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..symptoms (anxiety, depression, anger, fatigue), and sexual cluster symptoms (low libido, erectile dysfunction, hot flashes) with a focus on general and prostate cancer specific HRQOL outcomes...
  38. Mini, Wearable Skin Conductance Monitor for Hot Flashes
    LINDA TEMPELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Menopause is a natural life stage for women and hot flashes are experienced by an estimated 70-80% of menopausal women. Hot flashes are also experienced by breast cancer survivors and men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy...
  39. MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOM RELIEF FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER
    Susan Cohen; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Test the anticipated treatment benefit for menopausal symptom relief using changes in frequency and severity of hot flashes as outcome measures; 2) Explore the anticipated treatment benefit of acupuncture for menopausal symptom relief ..
  40. Dietary Supplements and CAM Use in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Juliann Pierson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The most common request for additional treatment from breast cancer survivors is relief from hot flashes. CAMs, such as soy-derived phytoestrogen supplements, are being used for this relief...
  41. Soy Isoflavones for Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2006
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Vasomotor symptoms (VMS), including hot flashes and night sweats, affect the majority of menopausal women...
  42. Fully Ambulatory Hot Flash Monitoring System
    ROBERT LACKEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Accordingly, the following research design tasks are proposed: Task 1 - Bench System Characterization Induced Hot Flashes - This task will determine which combination of BIS, skin temperature and dermal heat flux measurements provide ..
  43. SYNERGY BETWEEN SSRIS AND OVARIAN HORMONES
    NANCY MUMA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..term objectives of the proposed studies are to provide novel approaches towards treating women who suffer from hot flashes and mood disorders during menopause...
  44. SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS
    Ashraf Saeed; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..increase the risk of endometrial cancer, formation of blood clots in the liver, and the frequent occurrence of hot flashes among post-menopausal women. The cancer cells also develop a resistance to long term tamoxifen treatment...
  45. Acupuncture for hot flashes in cancer pts: pilot for RCT
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    BACKGROUND: Hot flashes are a common side-effect of treatment for breast and prostate cancer...
  46. CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE IN WOMENS HEALTH
    Fredi Kronenberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In particular, it will focus initially on 4 problems that affect a large number of women, namely, menopausal hot flashes, fibroids, dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia...
  47. Ambulatory Sternal Skin Conductance Recording Tool
    Gary Havey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..develop a small, light-weight ambulatory sternal skin conductance measurement and recording tool for monitoring hot flashes in research studies...
  48. Pharmacogenetics Research Network and Knowledge Base
    David Flockhart; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with well curated phenotypic outcomes, including estrogen metabolite concentrations, pharmacokinetics, hot flashes, breast density, bone metabolism and serum lipid subfractions in breast cancer patients receiving anastrozole, ..
  49. Genetics of Menopause - A Pilot Study
    Siu Hui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Each year, billions of dollars are spent on therapies to alleviate menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flashes. The age of onset of menopause has been linked to specific diseases and longevity...
  50. Vasomotor Symptoms and Blood Glucose in Menopausal Women
    Sharon Dormire; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study is designed to examine changes in blood sugar levels in the brain as a contributing factor in hot flashes at menopause...
  51. CLINICAL EVALUATION OF COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN MONKEYS
    CAROL SHIVELY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Traditional hormone replacement therapy effectively reduces symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and has beneficial effects on the skeletal and cardiovascular systems, and probably the nervous system...
  52. Symptom Management in Life-Threatening Illness
    Lillian Nail; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..on pain and pain management and little research addressing symptoms like constipation, thirst, itching, hot flashes in men, and fatigue in chronic heart failure. Symptom management research is quite broad in scope...
  53. WHFM/MS-DIARY: An Integrated Wearable Hot Flash Monitor and Portable Electronic D
    RANGA NARAYANASWAMI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Symptomatology Summary The majority of American women transitioning through the menopause will experience hot flashes and night sweats. These vasomotor symptoms are the leading cause of treatment-seeking among menopausal women...
  54. Estrogen, Metabolism, Menopause, and Health Outcomes
    MaryFran Sowers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The measures of health status to be evaluated include vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes), age at menopause, measures of lipids and thrombosis and bone mineral density...
  55. Wearable Sternal Skin Conductance Device for Hot Flashes
    RANGA NARAYANASWAMI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Abstract: The majority of American women transitioning through the menopause will experience hot flashes. However, safe and effective treatments for hot flashes are currently lacking...
  56. Tamoxifen Education for Women at Risk for Breast Cancer
    MARTIN MC CARTHY JR; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..effects of this selective estrogen replacement modulator have been well-established, side effects such as hot flashes and collateral risks for developing blood clots and uterine cancer subsequent to therapy are countervailing ..
  57. GONADOTROPINS AND AGE AT MENOPAUSE
    Jodi Flaws; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..poses a serious health concern because it is associated with an increase risk of developing vaginal infections, hot flashes, incontinence, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis. The reasons for early menopause are not known...
  58. Miniature sternal skin-attached hot flash recorder
    John Webster; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We propose to characterize hot flashes by measuring the frequency, timing, and the amplitude of hot flashes using sternal skin conductance...
  59. Tools and Technology to Measure Menopausal Symptomatology
    John Webster; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..6. Project Summary/Abstract: The major symptoms associated with the menopause transition are hot flashes, trouble sleeping and vaginal dryness or irritation {Nelson, 2005}...
  60. Use of Antidepressants and Risk of Breast Cancer
    MARY ROSSING; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Recent evidence that antidepressants can reduce the occurrence of menopausal hot flashes has led to predictions that antidepressant use may increase still further, particularly among women who are ..
  61. Sleep Disturbance in Menopause
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    At present, over 35% of the women in the United States have reached the median age of menopause, 51 years. Hot flashes (HFs) are the most common symptom of the climacteric and occur in the vast majority of postmenopausal women...
  62. BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF MENOPAUSAL HOT FLASHES
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hot flashes (HFs) currently affect approximately 35 million women in the U.S...