If Not Hormone Therapy Hot Flashes, Then What?

March 2004
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p8
Recommends several ways to manage the hot flashes experienced by women in the menopausal stage. List of suggested lifestyle changes for women who suffer mild hot flashes; Nonprescription medicines and vitamins that can be taken by menopausal women against hot flashes; Information on appropriate prescription drugs and hormone therapies for menopausal women.


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