Menopause News Flash: Would You Get a Shot in the Neck to Cure Hot Flashes?

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Menopause News Flash: Would You Get a Shot in the Neck to Cure Hot Flashes?

Scared of needles? It might be time to buck up. A shot in the neck of local anesthesia may reduce hot flashes by 50 percent, according to a new study from Northwestern Medicine.

Breast cancer radiation treatments may increase your risk of heart disease, according to research from Columbia University.

Avoid arthritis: Intestinal bacteria may contribute to the development of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research from the NYU School of Medicine.

What a pest! A study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerhas shown that exposure to two specific pesticides may lead to an increased risk of endometriosis.

study from the University of Southampton has shown that ibuprofen does not help relieve colds or sore throats.


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After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through–before, during, and after menopause–with the medically sound solutions she discovered. Her passion to become a “sister” and confidant to all women fueled Ellen’s first book, Shmirshky: the pursuit of hormone happiness. As a result of the overwhelming response from her burgeoning audiences and followers’ requests for empowering information they could trust, Ellen’s weekly blog, Menopause MondaysTM, was born.