Adiposity and reporting of vasomotor symptoms among midlife women: the study of women's health across the nation.

@article{Thurston2008AdiposityAR,
  title={Adiposity and reporting of vasomotor symptoms among midlife women: the study of women's health across the nation.},
  author={Rebecca C. Thurston and Maryfran R. Sowers and Yuefang F. Chang and Barbara S Sternfeld and Ellen B. Gold and Janet M. Johnston and Karen A. Matthews},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={167 1},
  pages={78-85}
}
It has long been hypothesized that increased adiposity would be associated with decreased vasomotor symptoms during menopause because of conversion of androgens to estrogens in body fat. However, recent thermoregulatory models have postulated that increased adipose tissue would be associated with a greater likelihood of vasomotor symptoms. The authors evaluated these hypotheses in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, a multiethnic, community-based observational study of US women… CONTINUE READING

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