Thursday, September 22, 2011

Hot Flashes Linked to Higher Cholesterol

Woman standing with fan in faceI've got both hot flashes and high cholesterol. So this article makes sense and I thought it might interest some of you too: Click the link to find out more :)

Hot Flashes Linked to Higher Cholesterol: "Hot Flashes Linked to Higher Cholesterol
Study Shows Hot Flashes in Menopause May Predict High Cholesterol
By Salynn Boyles
WebMD Health News Reviewed by Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC

Sept. 21, 2011 -- Several recent studies have linked hot flashes to an increased risk for heart disease, and now new research suggests a link between these menopause symptoms and increased cholesterol.

The study is being presented in Washington D.C. this week at the 22nd annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society.

Researchers followed more than 3,000 women in their 40s and early 50s for seven years as they transitioned through menopause."

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