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The rate of flashes and night sweats went down after three or four treatments in half the women being tested, say researchers, who tested the therapy on a group of 170 menopausal women who were suffering at least four hot flashes or night sweats a day.
If you’re suffering through the menopause, think twice before you turn to HRT (hormone replacement therapy): it really does increase your risk of breast cancer. Women who take it for a long time triple their risk, a major new study has discovered.
Acupuncture can reduce hot flashes and night sweats in women going through the menopause, doctors have confirmed.
It's safe for women to take food and nutritional supplements after they reach the menopause, the European Food Safety Authority has concluded
Acupuncture can help women overcome episodes of hot flashes, which usually happen during the menopause
Chemicals found in personal care products and common household products can accelerate a woman's menopause by as much as four years