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Hot Flashes Linked To Lower Bone Density In Women: Study

by Thilaka Ravi on  May 7, 2009 at 5:18 PM Women Health News   - G J E 4
Hot Flashes Linked To Lower Bone Density In Women: Study
Postmenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms (VMS) - which include hot flashes and night sweats - are more likely to have lower lumbar and total hip bone mineral density than those without VMS, suggests a new research.
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Researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have revealed that their findings are based on an analysis of data for 2,213 women between the ages of 42 and 52.

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The researchers say that the main objective for which the study was carried out was to see whether women with VMS had lower bone mineral density.

A research article on the study has been published in the journal Menopause.

Source: ANI
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