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How hot flashes can develop

How Hot Flashes Can Develop

Most people associate hot flashes with menopause. Up to 75% of women get them in their menopause transition, with a quarter of those experiencing severe enough symptoms to seek help from their doctor. Despite the shared awareness of hot flashes, we still do not know enough about them. While health experts and researchers are working … Read more

Osteoporosis slowing you down?

Osteoporosis: Your Treatment Options

Healthy bones continuously break down and rebuild throughout your life. As you age, bones break down more quickly, especially after menopause. Osteoporosis occurs when bone rebuilding cannot keep pace with breakdown. This causes them to deteriorate, weaken, and become more susceptible to breaks and fractures. However, with proper treatment and lifestyle changes, you can help … Read more

Hot Flashes Affect 80% of Women: Research Trial Aims to Provide Potential New Options

Local physicians are seeking volunteers for hot flash clinical trials, aiming to find potential new treatment options. SEATTLE, WA – Hot flashes tend to be the most common complaint from women going through menopause. Women who are experiencing hot flashes may feel like they have limited treatment options, but local researchers are seeking alternative options. … Read more

Woman at North American Menopause meeting

North American Menopause Society Meeting

Our very own board-certified Gynecologists, Dr. Robin Kroll and Dr. Philip DuBois attended the 30th annual North American Menopause Society 2019 meeting in late September. The meeting was held in Chicago, and the theme was, “NAMS at 30: Making Menopause Mainstream”. The NAMS Annual Scientific Meetings began in 1989 with one goal in mind; to … Read more

Answers to your hot flashes questions

Hot Flashes: Your Scorching Questions Answered

Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause and up to 75% of women experience them at some point in their lives. However, hot flashes can start before menopause (perimenopause), and carry on after it as well (postmenopausal). This can leave women dealing with them for many years. The exact cause of hot flashes … Read more