• Gestational diabetes, hypertension may worsen menopausal hot flashes

    11 days ago - By Healio

    Women diagnosed with gestational diabetes or preeclampsia are more likely to develop hot flashes during the menopause transition vs. women who are not diagnosed with those conditions, according to an analysis of the SWAN study presented at the North American Menopause Society annual meeting.
    “Most women experience hot flashes during the menopausal transition,” Rhoda J. Conant, MD, of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, and colleagues wrote in an abstract. “have been associated with vascular endothelial dysfunction beyond standard
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