Hot flashes may be hard on the heart

Having hot flashes as a menopause symptom? Definitely let your healthcare provider know! Recent research suggests that they could be linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Check this out HERE.

Hot flashes are regarded as symptoms with implications for quality of life but not necessarily physical health. Accumulating research has called this long-held clinical wisdom into question and underscores that frequent or severe hot flashes may signal women who are at increased cardiovascular disease risk at midlife and beyond,” says Dr. Thurston.”

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