US News – What causes hot flashes, anyway?
Hot flashes can impair quality of life, sleep and lead to feelings of depression, according to background information in the study. Still other studies have hinted that hot flashes are associated with ill health effects, including low bone density and heart disease.
USA Today – Study: Menopause can affect memory
The results [of the study] showed that complaints about memory were related to the ability to think on the fly and to tasks that required close attention.