Washington, July 12( ANI ): Weight loss resulting from a low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause, a study has revealed.
What does HFNS stand for?
HFNS stands for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats (medical symptoms)
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- Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador (Canada)
- Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County (Illinois)
- High Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center (Taiwan)
- Horror Fiction News Network
- Hybrid Fuzzy Neural Network
- Hi-Fi News and Record Review (magazine; now Hi-Fi News)
- Heart Failure Nurse Specialist (cardiology)
- Hemorrhagic Fever with Nephrotic Syndrome
- High-Flux Neutron Source
- Holy Family of Nazareth School (Irving, TX)
- Household Food and Nutritional Security (International Fund for Agricultural Development and Belgian Survival Fund joint program)
- Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County (California)
- Hemophilia Foundation of Nevada (Las Vegas, NV)
- Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge (Hawaii)
- Healthy Families New York
- Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand
- Haas Factory Outlet (machine tool distributor; Twinsburg, OH)
- Health Force Ontario (Canada)
- Heavy Fuel Oil
- Heavy Furnace Oil
Samples in periodicals archive:
A new study showed that geniVida genistein from DSM Nutritional Products reduced hot flashes and night sweats by 51 % in postmenopausal women over three months.
According to the results from a 90-day randomized trial, acupuncture reduced hot flashes and night sweats in 25 women with breast cancer undergoing hormone therapy as effectively as venlafaxine (the antidepressant Effexor).
This is especially helpful for women experiencing hot flashes and night sweats or anyone who just needs to cool their body down to get a good night's sleep.
The researchers recruited 114 healthy postmenopausal women seeking hormonal therapy for hot flashes and night sweats and randomly assigned them to take either oral micronized progesterone or an inactive substance (placebo), both as three round capsules at bedtime.
Seventy-four percent of women said at least one symptom of menopause, mostly hot flashes and night sweats, were disruptive to their work lives, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Female Executives.
2, 2002 Menopause-related symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats are associated with poorer quality of life (QOL), but hormone therapy (either estrogen or estrogen combined with a progestogen) maintains QOL at the level enjoyed by women without symptoms, according to a national survey from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) that was conducted by The Gallup Organization.
Cenestin offers women a new plant-derived alternative to horse urine-derived Premarin(R)(1) for the relief of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause.