Losing Excess Weight May Help Middle-Aged Women To Reduce The Unpleasant Hot Flashes Accompanying Menopause – Part 3 of 3
Dr Elizabeth Poynor, an obstetrician-gynecologist affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, said the exploration findings are “good news. I think this study provides a ground work to look at it (hot flashes) in larger, more detailed and comprehensive studies. It’s very promising”.
Poynor said the contemplation provides an impetus to women who need to lose weight for other health reasons, such as diabetes or heart disease, because it can reduce problems like sleep hurly-burly that can lead to problems with concentration and poor functioning in general. “It can really help to have a very significant altered quality of life,” said Poynor, noting that the physiology of hot flashes, “at least in part a vascular event,” is poorly understood and needs more study myextendershop.com. “However, this study provides women and their health care professionals who care for them another intervention to help with bothersome hot flashes in women who are overweight”.