Menopause and Hot Flashes: No Easy Answers to a Complex Problem

Fitzpatrick, Lorraine A.
June 2004
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p735
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on a paper by H.G. Miller and R.M. Li in the June 2004 issue of the journal "Mayo Clinic Proceedings" that discussed the conclusions of a workshop on methods used to define hot flashes in an objective manner. Lack of understanding of the physiology of hot flashes; Role of estrogen as an inhibitor of hot flashes; Use of plant phytoestrogens for menopausal symptoms.


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