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High blood pressure during pregnancy may mean worse hot flashes during menopause

Women with a history of high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy are more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, according to a study published recently in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. “We already know that women with high blood pressure during pregnancy or those who experience menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats have a higher risk of developing heart disease. Our research discovered that women who experienced

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Hot flashes linked to increased hip fracture risk

Hot flashes linked to increased hip fracture risk Hot flashes are associated with a significant increase in the risk of hip fracture, regardless of age, body mass index, and other confounders such as smoking, according to analysis of data from the Women’s Health Study. The prospective, observational study among 4,867 women aged 50-79 years found a 78% increase in the risk of hip fracture among women with moderate to severe menopausal vasomotor symptoms at baseline, compared with women with no