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What does HFNS stand for?

HFNS stands for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats (medical symptoms)

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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).
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.
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.